Data Storage & Backup

Amy Neeser

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 have experience working with data across the research lifecycle and my research interests include equity in STEM, interdisciplinary and open digital scholarship, innovative uses of technologies in academic environments, and critical digital literacy. I also facilitate Research IT's community, partnership, and outreach programs.

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Amogh Changavi

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 data collection/backup purposes, handling admin duties for internal/external user access to the LIMS system, and taking on different analysis/installation requests via savio channels. He's also a part of the BRC consultants helping with apropos projects as they come available from users across...

Rick McGeer

Rick is a Berkeley PhD from EECS who's done extensive work in industrial research and startups in Cloud Computing, Distributed Systems, Computer Networking, and Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits He's particularly interested in democratizing access to computing systems and data.

Erin Foster

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 success of this university-wide program. Erin supports researchers with services related to the management of research data. These services range from communicating best practices to advising on available technical solutions to offering a sympathetic ear. Erin collaborates with colleagues to...

Introducing the New Research Data Management (RDM) Program Website

July 25, 2022

As Service Lead of the Research Data Management (RDM) Program, I am very excited to announce the launch of the new RDM Program website! Since its beginning in 2015, the RDM Program supports and advocates for campus researchers and their research data needs. In partnership with other campus research support units, we consult with...

Jason C. Christopher

I am a Research Computing Architect, Service Lead and Information Security Officer in Research IT at UC Berkeley. I currently manage the:

Secure Research Data and Computation (SRDC) Platform, providing secure, scalable, customized virtual machines, and high performance computing (HPC) for research with sensitive and protected data. The Platform serves schools and departments across campus, ranging in study from...

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.

Ken Lutz

Director of Research IT

Rick Jaffe

Guidance and referrals regarding data management strategies; DMPs for grants; data discovery, storage, security, privacy, sharing, publication, and preservation.