Jithin Jose is a principal software engineer at Microsoft Azure HPC. His work is focused on co-design of software and hardware building blocks for high performance computing platform, and designing communication runtimes that seamlessly expose hardware capabilities to programming models and middleware. Jithin's research interests include high-performance interconnects and protocols, parallel programming models, and cloud computing. He has published more than 25 papers in major peer-reviewed journals and international conferences related to these areas. Jithin received his Ph.D. in computer science from The Ohio State University.