Robert Henschel is Director of Research Software and Solutions at Indiana University. He is responsible for providing advanced scientific applications to researchers at Indiana University and national partners as well as providing support for computational research to the IU school of medicine. Henschel serves as the chair of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) High-Performance Group and in this role leads the development of production quality benchmarks for HPC systems. He also serves as the treasurer of the OpenACC organization. Henschel has a deep background in High-Performance Computing and his research interests focus on performance analysis of parallel applications.