Scott High is a PhD student in the department of Computer Science at UIUC co-advised by Professors Luke Olson and Jonathan Freund. He holds a B.S. in Physics and an M.S. in Applied Mathematics from Michigan State University (MSU), where he conducted research in domain decomposition and time parallel integrators. In addition, Scott has nearly three years of professional work experience as a Statistician. His current research interests are high performance computing and plasma simulation.