As CIERA’s Software Engineer from October 2018 – January 2019, Pascal aided CIERA researchers with code development needs, to further the scientific goals of the center. He continues to collaborate with CIERA researchers as a Visiting Scholar. He guides and advises graduate students and postdoctoral scholars as needed on coding, HPC tools and code development, and other computational skills as necessary for them to develop, run, and maintain their own code in support of their research. He participates as a technical expert in design, development, optimization, coding, testing, and/or debugging of major new software and/or significant enhancements to existing software which may include applications over multiple platforms. Pascal also researches new technologies to enhance existing or build new software solutions, and he designs databases and data structures.