Michael is Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to that he was member of the faculty at the University of Virginia (2008-2015). He is the recipient of a 2014 NSF CAREER award, 2012 ACS COMP OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award. His research interests include understanding and designing materials at the molecular scale, computed-aided drug design, and improvements in molecular simulation and property prediction for engineering. Michael is also a founding editor of the Living Journal of Computational Molecular Science.