Jonathon Anderson

Jonathon Anderson

Jonathon Anderson is the Associate Director for Research Computing Technology and serves as team lead for RC systems operations and development staff. Jonathon also serves as Director of Cyberinfrastructure for the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship, and carries broad experience in system and cluster administration, system design, and systems automation. Prior to joining CU Boulder, Jonathon served in various cluster and other systems administration roles for Argonne National...
John Blaas

John Blaas

John has been working in HPC as a system administrator since 2010, coming most recently from Argonne National Lab. There he worked with the Laboratory Computing Resource Center to build and support the lab's mid range computing resources across three computational clusters and provided guidance for the design of new clusters and workflows. John works to insure the reliability of the computing resources and maintain and improve current infrastructure that...
Tim Dunn

Tim Dunn

Tim Dunn grew up in Niwot, Co. He is working on multiple majors in Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB), Applied Math, Computer Science and Biochemistry as well as a minor in Atmospheric and Oceanic sciences. All this points to his love of high performance scientific computing and most especially scientific visualization. He has spent the past decade plus working in the Computer Graphics industry as a Visual Effects TD...
Patricia Egeland

Patricia Egeland

Patricia started working as system administrator for distributed and parallel systems in 2007 when she joined the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) for four years. She managed a Tier-2 distributed storage system, installed and configured grid technologies, and was the main liaison between the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment and CERN IT. She also gained python development experience when maintaining a collaborative analysis framework for the Dark Energy Survey. She holds...
Nick Featherstone

Nick Featherstone

HPC specialist. Nick has been involved in HPC since 2005, and he specializes in parallel algorithm development and optimization. In addition to providing user support and consulting services, he studies the generation of solar magnetism through the use of parallel, 3-D MHD simulations. Nick received a Ph.D. from the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado.
Joel Frahm

Joel Frahm

Research Computing Consultant. Joel's previous position was Director of Computing and Electronics at the CU/NIST research institute JILA. Possessing a keen interest in science, computing and networks, Joel has spent his entire professional career at the University of Colorado in Boulder in computing and network support roles, including deploying high performance computing and networking to researchers at JILA when HPC was still a young field. The Research Computing group presents...
Aaron Holt

Aaron Holt

HPC Developer and System Administrator. Aaron's roles include developing a system health and benchmarking application, profiling and optimizing scientific codes, and maintaining the scientific software stack. Aaron received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and and M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Shelley Knuth

Shelley Knuth

Shelley is the Associate Director of User Services. Her roles include leading support efforts to ensure a better experience for our users, and helping scientists optimize their research through effective data management skills. She is also the Director of Education and Training in the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS), a collaborative effort with the CU Libraries. She earned her PhD in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences in Spring 2014.
Shandong Lao

Shandong Lao

Senior HPC Developer focusing on optimization of scientific software programs, in areas including algorithms, implementations, parallelisms and I/O’s. Before joining CU Research Computing, Shandong had been with Sun Microsystems and Oracle working on Performance Libraries for many years. Shandong received his Master in Computer Science from CU Boulder. Shandong also holds Master and Bachelor degree in Materials Science and Engineering.
Dan Milroy

Dan Milroy

Senior HPC Consultant. Daniel specializes in parallel I/O, parallel application design, algorithms, and system administration. Daniel holds a B.A. in Physics from the University of Chicago, and is a PhD student in Computer Science at CU Boulder.
Andy Monaghan

Andy Monaghan

Andy has been involved with HPC since 2002, specializing in meteorological modeling as a researcher. Andy received a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from The Ohio State University
Zeb Sampedro

Zeb Sampedro

Senior HPC Gateway Developer. His specialities include full-stack web development, software architecture, user-centered design, and automated deployment infrastructures. Zebula holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Becky Yeager

Becky Yeager

Becky is the Project Manager for Research Computing and the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC). Her roles include managing the RC website, managing projects, helping with grants, and running all RMACC activities. She has a B.A. in History from Carleton College and a M.A. in Media and Public Affairs from The George Washington University.