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ITS Research Computing (ITS RC) aims to provide world-class computing and data infrastructure as well as other technology tools and capabilities to support the research needs of faculty, staff and collaborators. Research Computing’s goal is to provide state-of-the-art environments and services supporting the highest level of multidisciplinary research.

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Miyuki Hino uses Longleaf cluster to power flood research

Posted 10 months ago

Miyuki Hino is an assistant professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning and an adjunct assistant professor in the Environment, Ecology and Energy Program at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her research examines the links between climate hazards, governance and public … Read more

Jenny Williams, Women in IT

Spotlight on women in IT: Jenny Williams

Posted 1 year ago

Since she was a young girl, ITS Research Computing’s Jenny Williams has appreciated community and hands-on work. These values have shaped, defined and inspired her work as a woman in IT.     Growing up in a family of shipyard workers … Read more

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John McGee named Research Computing AVC

Posted 2 years ago

John McGee has been appointed as Assistant Vice Chancellor for ITS Research Computing after serving as interim Director of the UNC-Chapel Hill group since March 2019.  Research Computing presents institutionally scoped research cyberinfrastructure to faculty, post-docs, staff, students and research … Read more

Mike Waldron

Research Computing’s Mike Waldron to retire this month

Posted 2 years ago

Mike Waldron will retire June 30 after 14 years with ITS Research Computing group at UNC-Chapel Hill. Waldron started at Research Computing when it was a part of the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) organization, just before Research Computing moved to … Read more