Dr. Pawel Pomorski is a High Performance Computing programming specialist for SHARCNET/Compute Canada at the University of Waterloo, where he is involved in assisting research groups porting their code to parallel systems, in particular GPUs. He received his B.Sc. degree at the University of Toronto, followed by a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics at McGill University. His academic research included work in Condensed Matter Physics and Biophysics. He has also taught courses in Computer Science at Laurier University and McMaster University.