Dr. Rountree is a computer scientist at the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His research focuses on power constrained performance optimization in high performance computing, with a focus on understanding and improving firmware interfaces for power measurement and control. He has published 48 peer-reviewed conference, journal and workshop articles with over 150 unique collaborators. He has provided the keynote address at PASA, HPPAC and E2SC workshops and has co-chaired HPPAC. He was the original architect of the msr-safe kernel module, which is now deployed in supercomputing centers across the US and Germany. He received his PhD from the University of Arizona (advised by David K. Lowenthal), his MS in System and Network Administration from Florida State University, and his BA in Theater Arts and Drama from the Honors Tutorial College of Ohio University.