Arpan Jain is a fourth-year Ph.D. student at The Ohio State University. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Information Technology from ABV-IIITM, India. Currently, He is leading the High-Performance Deep Learning (HiDL) project and actively contributing to the MVAPICH2 and LBANN projects. His research interest lies at the intersection of High-Performance Computing (HPC) libraries and Deep Learning (DL) frameworks. He is working on parallelization and distribution strategies for large-scale Deep Neural Network (DNN) training. He previously worked on speech analysis, time series modeling, hyperparameter optimization, and object recognition.