Matt Larsen is a Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science at the University of Oregon. He also holds a full-time staff computer scientist position at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Matt started the Ph.D. program in September 2013, and began his concurrent role at LLNL in January 2016. His research interests include computer graphics, GPU computing, portable performance, and scientific visualization. At LLNL, Matt’s is a member of the VisIt development team and his projects focus on in situ visualization research, volume rendering, and simulated radiography.