Dhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda is a professor and University Distinguished Scholar of Computer Science and Engineering at Ohio State University. D.K. has published over 400 papers in major journals and international conferences. The MVAPICH2 (High Performance MPI over InfiniBand, iWARP, and RoCE) open-source software package, developed by his research group, is used by more than 2,675 organizations in 83 countries. This software has enabled several InfiniBand clusters to get into the latest TOP500 ranking during the last decade, including the current No. 1. More than 402,000 downloads of this software have taken place from the project's website alone. He is an IEEE fellow and a member of ACM.