Graham Lopez is a researcher in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory where he works on programming environments preparation with the application readiness teams for the DOE CORAL and ECP projects. Graham has published research in the areas of computational materials science, application acceleration and benchmarking on heterogeneous systems, low-level communication APIs, and programming models. He earned his M.S. in Computer science and Ph.D. in Physics from Wake forest University. Prior to joining ORNL, he was a research scientist at Georgia Institute of Technology where he worked on application and numerical algorithm optimizations for accelerators. Previously, Graham chaired the P3MA workshop at ISC in 2016 and 2017, and has served on the program committees for IPDPS, EuroPar, SC Tutorials, and technical program co-chair for the 2016 International Workshop on OpenPower in HPC and the 2015 OpenSHMEM Workshop.