Robert Sinkovits, Ph.D. leads the scientific applications and training efforts at the San Diego Supercomputer Center. He is also the co-PI of XSEDE, where he is the co-director of Extended Collaborative Support Services (ECSS). He has collaborated with researchers spanning many fields including physics, chemistry, astronomy, structural biology, finance, ecology, climate, immunology, and the social sciences, always with an emphasis on making the most effective use of high-end computing resources. Before returning to SDSC, he was the primary developer of the AUTO3DEM and IHRSR++ software packages used for solving the structures of icosahedral and helical macromolecular structures, respectively. Together with Richard Scheuermann (J. Craig Venter Institute), he co-leads the Human Vaccine Projects Data Management and Bioinformatics Hub. He has approximately 60 journal publications, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He is also an avid cyclist and mountain climber, having summited more than 300 peaks.