Cybersecurity & Data Security

Amy Neeser

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 literacy.

As the Consulting + Outreach Lead in Research IT at UC Berkeley, I coordinate the consulting efforts across the Data Management and Research Computing programs to offer a holistic approach to data and computation. I also facilitate Research IT's community, partnership, and outreach...

Jason C. Christopher

I am a Solutions Architect and Service Manager in Research IT. I'm currently working on:

Analytics Environments on Demand (AEoD), a BRC production service to provide scalable, on-demand, Windows-based research computing environments BRC Consulting Services, in support of High Performance Computing,...

Shaw Dong

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 was responsible for a succession of HPC clusters that made the Top500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world. Shaw was also an...

Gary Jung

Manager, High Performance Computing Services
Berkeley Research Computing University of California, Berkeley

Manager, High Performance Computing Services
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Jeff D'Ambrogia

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 sale of the company. Prior to that Jeff spent over 20 years as an IT consultant working for various startups and established companies in a...

Karen Fernsler

Karen Fernsler is a HPC Systems Engineer who builds and maintains HPC LInux clusters at the Lab and on the UC Berkeley campus for the Berkeley Research Computing program. In addition to being the group’s Globus expert, she also supports Linux in various flavors for servers and workstations for the ALS and Molecular Foundry national user facilities.

John White

John White is an HPC Systems Engineer specializing in storage systems. He works with customers from day one of cluster design through implementation, maintenance, and eventual retirement. Most of his career has involved design and implementation of parallel file systems, but his work touches almost every aspect of HPC work within the SCG.

Joleen Locanas

Joleen helps on the Secure Research Data and Compute platform and brings deep expertise in service management and service design from her work in IST.

Heather Amato

Heather Amato (she/her) is a PhD Candidate in Environmental Health Sciences advised by Jay Graham and a domain consultant with Research IT. She specializes in protected health data, including data management and computing in secure environments. Her research spans environmental, spatial, and molecular epidemiology and involves both primary data collection and the analysis of 'big data'.

Ken Lutz

Director of Research IT