Curriculum Vitae

Spoken Languages:

  • English, first language, fluent
  • French, basic conversation

Continuing Education:

  • Red Hat System Administration I, RH124, completed June 2015
  • SC’14 Technical Program, November 2014 in New Orleans, LA
  • SC’13 Technical Program, November 2013 in Denver, CO
  • Supercomputing in Plain English, completed Spring 2013

Publications and presentations are listed below in reverse chronological order.  Unless otherwise noted, none of these pieces are sole authorships.

  • International Collaboration for Advancing Polar Data Access and Preservation, October 27-29, 2015
    • “DO NOT FREEZE: Providing an HPS Field Lab for Polar Ice Data Collection”
      • (Link not available)
      • Presentation and accompanying paper about large-scale compute resources for scientists studying the polar ice sheets.
  • Indiana University Statewide IT Conference, October 19-21, 2015
    • “Using HPS Resources in Airborne Science”
      • (Link not available)
      • Presentation about large-scale compute resources provided to researchers doing seasonal measurements of northern and southern polar ice sheets.
  • XSEDE 2015 Annual Conference, July 26-30, 2015
    • “XCBC and XNIT Using the LittleFe and Limulus HPC200” (workshop)
  • XSEDE Underrepresented Community Engagement visit, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras, January 2015
    • Campus Bridging (workshop)
      • (Link not available)
      • Long-format workshop introducing the various campus bridging use cases and products that might be of use to system administrators with limited resources and a need for high-performance compute capabilities and including demonstrations of the technology.
  • Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for University and College Computing Services (ACM SIGUCCS) Conference, November 2-7, 2014
    • Leveraging Your Local Resources and National Cyberinfrastructure Resources without Tears” (poster)
      • doi>10.1145/2661172.2661202
      • Poster and accompanying paper presented detailing XSEDE campus bridging efforts to streamline the process of moving between local and national compute resources.
  • XSEDE 2014 Annual Conference, July 13-18, 2014
    • “Methods for Creating XSEDE Compatible Clusters” (workshop)
    • XSEDE Campus Bridging Pilot Case Study
      • doi>10.1145/2616498.2616570
      • Case study and accompanying presentation describing the results of a lengthy pilot project implementing the Genesis II Global Federated File System for use on XSEDE.
  • Plant and Animal Genome, January 11-14, 2014
    • “Cyberinfrastructure Resources for Genomics Research” (poster)
  • Indiana University Statewide IT Conference, October 28-30, 2013
    • “IU’s Approach to Campus Bridging (and How it will Make You Happier about IT-28)”
      • (Link not available)
      • Discussion of a number of campus bridging initiatives at Indiana University that will assist in the recently-announced policy that, where possible, computing resources should be transitioned to central environments.
  • IEEE Cluster 2013, September 23-27, 2013
    • “Rockhopper: a True HPC System with Cloud Concepts” (poster)
      • http://hdl.handle.net/2022/16878
      • Comparison of the cost of running a number of Genome assembly experiments on the Penguin on Demand Rockhopper system (located at Indiana University) and on an Amazon EC2 instance.
  • Bio-IT World Expo, April 9-11, 2013
    • “Cyberinfrastructure Resources for Bioinformatics Research” (poster)
  • Open Science Grid All Hands Meeting, March 12, 2013
    • “What is Campus Bridging and Why is it Important?”
  • Plant and Animal Genome XXI, January 2013
    • “The Rockhopper Cluster at Indiana University”
      • http://hdl.handle.net/2022/15432
      • Presented in-booth at the conference regarding the availability of services provided by both the National Center for Genome Analysis Support and the partnership between Indiana University and Penguin Computing that provides availability of on-demand cycles on a real HPC cluster at a cost that is less than a comparable amount of time on virtual compute facilities such as Amazon’s AWS