Harshitha is a postdoctoral research staff in the Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Her research involves mixed precision floating point analysis, studying the impact of silent data corruptions on HPC applications, load balancing algorithms and HPC run-time systems. Harshitha received her Ph.D. (2016) and M.S. (2012) in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was awarded ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Fellowship in 2014, Anita Borg Scholarship in 2014 and Siebel Scholarship in 2012.