System Design, Administration and Training

"One either sacrifices today to reach tomorrow's goals, or one gives up dreams in favor of the fleeting comfort that's distracting them. The pleasant reality, for those who choose the former, is that comfort is abundant when long-term goals are achieved."


  • Director of Research Computing
  • Director, HPC Shared Facility
  • Research Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • NSF XSEDE Campus Champion

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Resource management in computing infrastructures
  • Crafting computational and visualization workflows
  • Design of technological tools for teaching
  • Interaction of nanomaterials with bio-matter

Faculty Advisory Board

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Timothy Havens
"The realization that you can't predict the future--and mold it--could only come as a shock to an academic."
—David Harsanyi

Timothy Havens

  • William and Gloria Jackson Associate Professor of Computer Systems
  • Director, Center for Data Sciences
  • Director, Institute of Computing and Cybersystems
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Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Sensor and Data Fusion
  • Heterogeneous Data Mining
  • Explosive Hazard Detection
Adrienne Minerick

Adrienne Minerick

  • Dean, College of Computing
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Microdevices
  • Medical diagnostics
  • Nonlinear electrophoresis
Gregory M. Odegard

Gregory M. Odegard

  • Richard and Elizabeth Henes Professor of Computational Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • Director of Research
  • Affiliated Professor, Materials Science and Engineering and ASME Faculty Advisor
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Links of Interest

Areas of Interests

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Materials Science
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Computational Chemistry
Ravindra Pandey

Ravindra Pandey

  • Professor, Physics
  • Department Chair, Physics
  • Fellow of American Physical Society
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Areas of Interest

  • Modeling of Materials