C. David Sherrill is a professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Sciences at Georgia Tech. He received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from MIT in 1992. He earned a Ph.D. in computational quantum chemistry in 1996, working as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellow at the University of Georgia. He was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, and joined the Georgia Tech faculty in 1999. He is an author of more than 130 peer-reviewed articles on molecular quantum mechanics, and he has been awarded the Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, the International Journal of Quantum Chemistry Young Investigator Award, and Georgia Tech's Class of 1940 W. Howard Ector Outstanding Teacher Award. His wife, Amy Whiteman Sherrill, is a chemical engineer working in industry, with degrees from MIT (B.S.) and Georgia Tech (M.S.) Together they live in Mableton, GA.