Presentation: John Huffman introduction as Director of IT Research Cyberinfrastructure group, an update on Caviness: Generation 2, an introduction to Slurm, and more.
Location: Faculty Commons | 116 Pearson Hall
Date & Time: October 9, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Add to your calendar)

Refreshments will be served.

John Huffman, new director of Research Cyberinfrastructure

On September 1, 2019, John Huffman will be joining UDIT as our Director of Research. John will work closely with the Vice President for Research, Scholarship, and Innovation as well as the college research deans and other key stakeholders in research computing. John will collaborate with faculty, research centers, the University Library, and IT leadership to plan and provide the infrastructure, applications and services required to support the University’s diverse and growing research portfolio. John also will assist with the development of research computing strategies, deploy technologies to enable data intensive research programs, and improve coordination between university-wide and departmental IT teams.

John brings over 20 years of academic research computing support to UD, including nine years of managing Brown University’s primary research computing support group focused on high performance computing and advanced visualization applications. John also has held significant technology support positions in the University Technology Services and the Center for Innovative Applications departments at Indiana University. He has successfully designed, built, and maintained large-scale visualization systems and developed targeted visualization applications for science, education, and the humanities, while providing customized solutions to research computing problems.