Arctic Region Supercomputing Center Dr. Gregory Newby is Chief Scientist at the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center. His current research focuses on information retrieval and acceleration technology for high-performance computing. Newby has held faculty positions at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As an advocate for the creation and distribution of digital information, he has worked with Project Gutenberg for over a decade. He lives in the Two Rivers area of Fairbanks, Alaska with his wife, 28 dogs, and one cat.