Deepak Rajan is an Associate Adjunct Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Rajan is the author of more than 30 technical publications and 10 patents. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley, and also holds a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras, with a major in Mechanical Engineering. Following graduate school, Dr. Rajan completed a post-doctoral year at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, and then worked as a Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center since 2005. Since 2011, he has been working at the the Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where he mainly works on developing algorithms and software using computational optimization techniques, and leading/contributing to projects that leverage such techniques.