Data Transfer

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.

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.

Mark Yashar

Research IT / BRC Domain Consultant and HPC User Support; Research Specialist at UCB CITRIS

James Duncan

James is a PhD student in Biostatistics advised by Bin Yu and a domain consultant with Berkeley Research Computing. He is driven by a passion for helping domain experts extract more insight from their data.

Domain, Discipline, Field of Study, or Areas of Interest: Statistics / Machine learning

Home Department: Biostatistics

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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...

Chris Hoffman

As Associate Director of Research IT at UC Berkeley, Chris leads a set of research computing and data services and projects. He is program director for the campus-wide Research Data Management Program, a partnership with the university library that helps researchers with their data management challenges across the project lifecycle. Through the Secure Research Data and Compute initiative, he is leading efforts to improve services for researchers working with restricted data. Chris also leads UC Berkeley’s Informatics Services program and partners with campus museums and research...