Spencer Bryngelson is a tenure-track assistant professor in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. Previously, he was a senior postdoctoral researcher at Caltech (with Professor Tim Colonius). He has been a visiting researcher at MIT (with Professor Themis Sapsis) and a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Exascale Simulation of Plasma-Coupled Combustion (XPACC). He received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 2017 and 2015, working with Professor Jonathan Freund. In 2013, he received B.S. degrees in both Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Michigan–Dearborn.