Paul Kelly, Professor at Imperial College London, received his PhD in Computer Science from London University. He leads the Software Performance Optimization research group at Imperial College London. His research sponsors include IBM, Microsoft, Arup, Codeplay and The Foundry Visionmongers Ltd, as well as the EPSRC and EU. He has chaired the Software Track at the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), and has served on the Program Committees of the International Conference on Supercomputing, Compiler Construction, Euro-Par, and many other conferences and workshops. His joint work with David Pearce on field-sensitive intra- and inter-procedural pointer alias analysis was incorporated into the GNU Compiler Collection, GCC (release 4.1 and later).