Tushar Athawale is a research scientist at the Computer Science and Mathematics Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in the visualization group led by Dr. Dave Pugmire . His primary research interests are in uncertainty quantification and statistical analysis for scientific data discovery. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Utah's Scientific Computing & Imaging (SCI) Institute from Oct, 2016 - Oct, 2021 with Prof. Chris R. Johnson as his advisor. He received PhD in Computer Science from the University of Florida in May, 2015, and he worked with Prof. Alireza Entezari while pursuing his PhD. He was a full-time employee at MathWorks, the developer of the leading computing software MATLAB, before joining the SCI Institute.