High Performance Computer Cluster Advisory Committee

Reports to:

Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs through the Vice Provost for Research

Charge:

Develop an operational structure for the High Performance Computer Cluster (HPCC) including selection of a director; Development of goals for the HPCC; Develop a process of recovering costs where appropriate, particularly from users of the HPCC which are external to ETSU; Advise the Director concerning protocols to follow in identification of projects of strategic interest to ETSU; Develop protocols to identify extra-ordinary opportunities such as industry partnerships which might entail making exceptions to the established processes, goals, and protocols; Advise the Director concerning priority usage, disk space allocations, and hardware and software needs of the HPCC; Evaluate the effectiveness of the HPCC in enhancing research, including sponsored research and student research at ETSU.

Status

Membership  Structure

Name

Area of Representation

Length of Term

Voting

Nine faculty with appropriate background related to use of high performance computing in research selected by the Vice Provost for Research upon recommendation of the deans of the colleges.

Dr. Chris Wallace

Geosciences

2014

Dr. Frank Hagelberg

Physics & Astronomy

2016

Dr. William Stone

Pediatrics

2016

Dr. Istvan Karsai

Biological Sciences

2015

Dr. Scott Kirkby

Chemistry

2014

Dr. Ariel Cintron-Arias

Mathematics

2015

Dr. Phil Pfeiffer

Computer & Information Sciences

2015

Dr. Shimin Zheng

Physics & Astronomy

2014

Dr. David Williams

Surgery

2016

Non-Voting/ Ex-officio

Vice Provost for Research

Dr. William Duncan

     

Indefinite

Assistant Vice President/Chief Information Officer

Mr. Mark Bragg

  

Indefinite

 Director, HPCC

Dr. Selim Kalaya, Chair

 

 Indefinite

Updated 29 August 2013