Lisandro Dalcin received his Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences and Computational Mechanics from National University of the Littoral (UNL, Argentina) in 2008. He held an Adjunct Research Associate position in National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET, Argentina) from 2010 to 2017. He joined King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST, Saudi Arabia) in 2014, where he holds a Senior Research Scientist position in the Extreme Computing Research Center.
Lisandro is the main author and maintainer of various Python packages related to high-performance distributed computing (mpi4py, petsc4py, slepc4py) and a member of the development team of PETSc. His research interests include numerical methods in computational fluid mechanics, scalable solution methods for partial differential equations, and parallel computing on distributed memory architectures.