Rosa Filgueira is a Computer Scientist in the Data-Intensive research group at the University of Edinburgh, UK. She completed her PhD at the Computer Science department of University Carlos III in Madrid in 2010, and since then she has been working as a research associate at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focus is on improving the scalability and performance of applications executed on HPC resources. This includes performance evaluation and modelling of HPC applications as well as techniques for increasing the performance of network communication and I/O operations for HPC Systems; flexible and automated techniques to transfer data and metadata between different locations, scientific workflow and streaming processing systems. For more information, please visit http://www.rosafilgueira.com.