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Staff Directory

Brandon Barker
Brandon Barker
Computational Scientist

Focus: High-performance and safety-critical computing, computational biology, metabolic modeling, and software development.
Adam Brazier
Adam Brazier
Computational Scientist

Focus: Data-intensive computing and management, education in computing and physical sciences, systems and software architecture for scientific workflows, requirements elicitation.
Rich Knepper
Rich Knepper
Deputy Director, Cornell Center for Advanced Computing

Focus: Center oversight and management, strategic initiatives, partnerships and collaborations
Steve Lantz
Steve Lantz
Senior Research Associate

Focus: Computer applications in physics and fluid dynamics, numerical simulation on parallel computers
Brenda Lapp
Brenda Lapp
Technical Consultant

Focus: Arecibo and Web Lab projects; support of infrastructure resources, including backup using EZ-Backup
Steven Lee
Steven Lee
Systems Consultant

Focus: Design and implementation of systems and infrastructure for high performance and grid computing systems
David Lifka
David Lifka
Director, Cornell Center for Advanced Computing
Vice President for Information Technologies and Chief Information Officer, Cornell University

Focus: Center oversight and management, strategic initiatives, partnerships and collaborations
Susan Mehringer
Susan Mehringer
Associate Director, Consulting

Focus: Consulting, online training, technical documentation
Chris Myers
Chris Myers
Senior Research Associate / Adjunct Professor (Physics)

Focus: Computational biology (systems biology, infectious diseases, and host-pathogen interactions), network science, data-driven modeling, scientific software development and numerical methods
Paul Redfern
Paul Redfern
Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships

Focus: Strategic partnerships, corporate relations, media/pr, communications, proposals, events
Resa Reynolds
Resa Reynolds
Associate Director, Systems
NSF Aristotle Cloud Federation Infrastructure Lead

Focus: HPC Cluster design, implementation, and optimization. On-demand Federated Research Clouds.
John Ruffing
John Ruffing
Associate Director, Integration for Technology and Research

Focus: Intercampus focus on both ITS at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) in NYC and the Center for Advanced Computing (CAC) in Ithaca.
Jodie Sprouse
Jodie Sprouse
Systems Consultant

Focus: Design and implementation of systems and infrastructure for high performance and grid computing systems
Ben Trumbore
Ben Trumbore
Computational Scientist

Focus: High-performance computing, visualization, and software development.
Peter Vaillancourt
Peter Vaillancourt
Computational Scientist

Focus: Scientific computing (including HPC and cloud), mathematical modeling, software design and development, and technical documentation.
Lucia Walle
Lucia Walle
Systems Analyst/Programmer

Focus: Design and implementation of computing technologies in support of batch scheduling and data intensive applications
Bennett Wineholt
Bennett Wineholt
Cloud Systems Engineer

Focus: Management of cloud systems, Docker infrastructure deployment, installation of genomics and computer vision applications
Mary Yetsko
Mary Yetsko
Office Manager

Focus: Coordination of all of the organization's activities