Dr. Pino is the Acting Research Division Director for the Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program office in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. In his portfolio, Dr. Pino focuses on revolutionary basic research and development efforts for high performance computing, cybersecurity, neuromorphic computing, artificial intelligence, photonics, and applications that will enable our continued leadership through exascale and beyond computing and energy efficient technologies. Dr. Pino has a Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering with honors from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.E. in Electrical Engineering with honors, summa cum laude, from the City University of New York, City College. He is the recipient of numerous awards and professional distinctions; has published over 50 technical papers, including four books; and holds nine patents.