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.
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
As Associate Director of Research IT at UC Berkeley, Chris leads a set of research computing and data services and projects. He led the development of the campus-wide Research Data Management Program, a partnership with the university library that helps researchers with their data management...Read more about Chris Hoffman
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
Eric Wilbanks is a PhD candidate in Linguistics and a Domain Consultant in Research IT. His research focuses on human speech perception, acoustic phonetics, and automatic speech recognition. He is especially interested in secure data, virtual machines, and high-performance computing.Read more about Eric Wilbanks
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 an MPH student in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and a Domain Consultant in Research IT. He has experience in molecular and microbiology research, bioengineering product development, and public health bioinformatics. His research is focused on scRNAseq of Mycobacterium...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
Shaw comes to us from SLAC where he was the HPC architect charged with overhauling their HPC infrastructure and services to meet the rapidly changing needs of researchers. Prior to that, Shaw worked for 15 years at UC Santa Cruz where he was the de facto founder of Research Computing and...Read more about Shaw Dong
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