Rafael Ferreira da Silva is a Computer Scientist in the Science Automation Technologies group at the USC Information Sciences Institute. He received his PhD in Computer Science from INSA-Lyon, France, in 2013. In 2010, he received his Master’s degree in Computer Science from Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil, and his BS degree in Computer Science from Universidade Federal da Paraiba, in 2007. His research focuses on self-healing of scientific workflow executions on heterogeneous distributed systems such as clouds and grids. For more information, please visit http://www.rafaelsilva.com.