High Performance Computing

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,...

Gary Jung

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

Manager, High Performance Computing Services
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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...

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...

Fengchen Liu

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 background (researchgate.net/profile/fengchen_liu) includes predictive models of infectious diseases and control of epidemic disease...

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.

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.

Tin Ho

Tin works on both the system and application support level for both the Berkeley Research Computing and LBL Scientific Computing group. Tin has interest in Bioinformatics, Drug Discovery and Geographic Information System.

Chris Paciorek

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 analysis/data science/statistics.

In his research, Chris works on statistical methods, often Bayesian methods, applied to environmental and public health problems, including climate science, ecology, and global health. In recent years, he has taught graduate classes on statistical computing and
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Ken Lutz

Director of Research IT