Jim Pfaendtner is the Connie and Steve Rogel Endowed Professor, and Department Chair of Chemical Engineering and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Washington. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering (Georgia Tech, 2001) and a PhD in Chemical Engineering (Northwestern University, 2007). Additional appointments include Associate Vice Provost for Research Computing, Senior Scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Lab, and Senior Data Science Fellow at the UW eScience Institute. Jim’s research focus is computational molecular science and his recent teaching interests are in the area of teaching data science skills to grad students in chemical and materials science and engineering.