Preeti Malakar is an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Prior to this, she was a postdoc and then an Assistant Computer Scientist at the Argonne National Laboratory, after receiving her doctorate in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. She works on large-scale simulation-time analysis, high-performance I/O and topology-aware data movement. Her paper on novel techniques to improve throughput of simulations with multiple regions of interest, was a finalist for the Best Student Paper in Supercomputing 2012. She was awarded the Google India Women in Engineering Award (now Google Anita Borg Scholarship) in 2011 and the TCS Research Fellowship during her PhD.