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John McGee named Research Computing AVC

Posted 4 months 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 … Continued

Mike Waldron

Research Computing’s Mike Waldron to retire this month

Posted 4 months 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 … Continued

Alexander Murph

Why researcher Alexander Murph relies on the Longleaf cluster

Posted 11 months ago

Customer Case Study Alexander Murph (who goes by “Murph”) is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate, working under Jan Hannig, in the Department of Statistics and Operations Research (STOR) at UNC-Chapel Hill. Murph started using Longleaf in early 2020 when beginning work … Continued

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Research Computing’s supercomputer Longleaf aids UNCG researchers

Posted 1 year ago

Research Computing’s supercomputer Longleaf is now benefiting outside researchers in addition to those at UNC-Chapel Hill. Two separate UNC-Greensboro researchers with high computational needs are availing themselves of this specialized, powerful platform that is not common outside of a flagship … Continued

Alberto Vargas and Juan Carlos Caro

Researcher Juan Carlos Caro relies on Research Computing

Posted 3 years ago

Customer Case Study Juan Carlos Caro is a UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral candidate through the Health Policy Management Department of the Gillings School of Public Health. Caro became a client of ITS Research Computing while working on his doctoral dissertation. The Client While conducting his dissertation research, Caro collaborated … Continued

Mike Barker

Michael Barker named Vice Chancellor for IT and CIO

Posted 3 years ago

J. Michael Barker was selected as UNC-Chapel Hill’s Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, effective February 1. Barker served as Interim Vice Chancellor for one year — from January 2019 through January 31, 2020. He has served … Continued