Dr. Lyle Long is a Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Computational Science, Neuroscience, and Mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University. He has a D.Sc. from George Washington University, an M.S. from Stanford University, and a B.M.E. from the University of Minnesota. In 2007-2008 he was a Moore Distinguished Scholar at the Caltech. And has been a visiting scientist at the Army Research Lab, Thinking Machines Corp., and NASA Langley Research Center; and was a Senior Research Scientist at Lockheed California Company. He received the Penn State Outstanding Research Award, the 1993 IEEE Computer Society Gordon Bell Prize for achieving highest performance on a parallel computer, a Lockheed award for excellence in research and development, and the 2017 AIAA Software Engineering award and medal. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He has written more than 260 journal and conference papers.