Michael Kuhn is a junior professor for Parallel Computing and I/O at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg. He conducts research in the area of high performance I/O with a special focus on I/O interfaces and data reduction techniques. Other interests of his include file systems and high performance computing in general. Michael is the principal investigator of the CoSEMoS project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Moreover, he is the lead developer of the JULEA storage framework and received a 2019 R&D 100 award for his contributions to the Spack package manager. He regularly offers lectures and courses related to HPC and parallel I/O.