Charles Ferenbaugh is a staff member in the Applied Computer Science group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He received a PhD in Mathematics from Princeton University in 1992. Since 2001, he has been a software developer on HPC code projects in LANL's Advanced Simulation and Computing program. He is currently involved in two large multiphysics code projects: the Eulerian Applications Project and the Ristra/Next Generation Code Project. He has also been a part of LANL research efforts in advanced architectures and programming models. He is a member of the steering committee for the US Research Software Engineer Association.