Dr. Matt Leininger is a staff member in the High Performance Computing and Networking group at Sandia National Labs in Livermore, California. His current work involves advanced computing architecture research with a focus on Infiniband, and research into massively parallel and scalable quantum chemical methods. Matt received a BA from Augustana College in chemistry, physics, math, and philosophy, and a PhD in theoretical chemistry from the University of Georgia. His graduate work focused on the development and implementation of highly-correlated electronic structure methods for quantum chemistry.