Rezaul Chowdhury is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stony Brook University and a core faculty member of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS). His research interests are in the fields of algorithm design and algorithm engineering and their intersections with other sciences. He is particularly interested in the design and theoretical/practical performance analysis of shared-memory parallel algorithms. His research interests also include computational biology and bioinformatics, particularly protein-protein docking and fast energetics computation. He received an NSF CAREER Award in 2015.