Research IT is part of Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) at UC Berkeley. Our mission is to be a trusted partner to the campus research community. We support and develop research information technologies, provide expert guidance and consulting on research data topics, and work with campus centers, colleges, and other units to build collaborative communities of researchers and IT professionals.
Amogh Changavi joined the QB3 Genomics team as a bioinformatics programmer in 2022. Professionally, his main responsibilities include processing different types of sequencing data from various labs/institutions through our analysis pipeline, manually maintaining the LTFS server system for...Read more about Amogh Changavi
Working at the intersection of Libraries and IT, I have experience with data in all aspects of the research lifecycle. My professional and research interests include interdisciplinary and open digital scholarship, innovative uses of technologies in academic environments, and critical digital...Read more about Amy Neeser
Chris Paciorek is a statistical computing consultant and adjunct professor in the Department of Statistics. He also serves part-time as a user consultant for Berkeley Research Computing.
Areas of expertise: high-performance computing, cloud computing, and programming for data...Read more about Chris Paciorek
Christian is a Research IT Domain Consultant and 5th Year PhD student in Civil & Environmental Engineering. His research interests include using omic techniques to evaluate the microbial ecology of biological nitrogen removal systems. He is also interested in using computational tools...Read more about Christian White
Christopher is a PhD bioinformatician specializing in genomics and computational biology. He provides support for HPC systems and cloud computing as a consultant with Berkeley Research Computing, and provides services for genomics experiments and data analysis as the Director for...Read more about Christopher Hann-Soden
Erin is the Service Lead for the UC Berkeley Research Data Management Program. In this role, Erin oversees the program and its services to academic departments and service units and is responsible for providing leadership and collaborative coordination to ensure the...Read more about Erin Foster
Fengchen just joined the group as a Science IT Consultant. Prior to joining the Lab, he worked at a Fintech company as a senior AI Engineer, at RMS (Risk Management Solutions) as a Software Engineer, and at UC San Francisco for 7 years on computational epidemiology using HPC. His research...Read more about Fengchen Liu
Jeff is a Science IT consulting engineer who provides consulting support and services to science and technical programs at the Lab. Prior to joining the Lab, Jeff spent 5 years as the CTO for a national specialty pharmacy company, building the business from the initial founding to the...Read more about Jeff D'Ambrogia
Noah is a recent MPH graduate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and is headed to UCSF's BMI PhD program. His research is focused on modeling and predicting disease, with projects in East Africa and California. As a Domain Consultant, Noah works with the clinical data collection tool REDCap...Read more about Noah Baker
Orion is a Chemistry graduate student working with Dr. Kristin Persson at the Berkeley Lab. He studies Li ion battery electrolytes with classical atomistic simulations. Orion has a special place in his heart for software sustainability, open science, and scalable scientific workflows.Read more about Orion Cohen
Ronald Sprouse holds a part-time appointment with Research IT as a member of the Secure Research Data and Compute (SRDC) service team. He is also an Information Systems Analyst in the Linguistics Department.
Within SRDC he supports the provisioning and setup of virtual...Read more about Ronald Sprouse
Scarlet Bliss is a MS/PhD graduate in Epidemiology from the School of Public Health. Her work focuses on mixed methods approaches to characterizing and preventing spread of antimicrobial resistance and other enteric pathogens via the environment. She has experience in statistical...Read more about Scarlet Bliss
Wei Feinstein joined the HPCS team in 2018. As a user support, she has the passion of providing cutting-edge HPC technologies and services to the scientific research communities at LBNL and UC Berkeley. Prior to the Lab, she was a HPC consultant at LSU, where she...Read more about Wei Feinstein