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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 1 year 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