Kalina Borkiewicz is a principal research programmer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and the director of the Advanced Visualization Laboratory (AVL). The AVL creates cinematic-quality visualizations of scientific datasets for venues like planetarium domes, IMAX theaters, and television by combining cutting-edge science, supercomputing technology, computer graphics techniques, and art & design. Kalina’s software development contributions include Ytini for linking data-reading capabilities of yt with Houdini’s user interface, CloudFindr for masking out cloud artifacts from satellite data using machine learning, and Blurend for rendering on the Blue Waters supercomputer.