Giorgis Georgakoudis is a Computer Scientist in the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). His research interests include program analysis and compiler optimization of parallel programs, runtime performance characterization and tuning, and scalable fault tolerance. Giorgis obtained his PhD degree (2017) from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of Thessaly, Greece. From 2013 to 2018, he was also affiliated with Queen's University Belfast, UK working as a researcher concurrently with his PhD studies. Since November 2018 Giorgis joined LLNL as Postdoctoral Researcher, converting to staff in January 2020. He is a member of ACM, IEEE, SIAM societies and provides professional service as a reviewer and conference/workshop organizer.