Rich Wolski is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis, while he held a full-time research position at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He is also a strategic advisor to the San Diego Supercomputer Center and an adjunct faculty member at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His most recent research efforts have focused on the development of statistical predictive techniques for resource-constrained power usage, resource failure prediction, batch queue delay prediction, and cloud computing infrastructure design and implementation.