Kenny Gruchalla is a senior scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He leads the scientific visualization efforts in the Computational Science Center at NREL. Kenny has more than 20 years of applied professional experience in scientific programming and scientific visualization, spanning several scientific disciplines, including: energy, aerospace, geophysics, molecular biology, and environmental engineering. His work has primarily focused on developing interactive scientific visualization techniques that provide tools for finding meaning in increasingly large and complex data. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a B.S. in computer science from New Mexico Tech.