Staff Directory

Maytal Dahan

Maytal joined the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin in August 2002 as a Software Developer. She is involved in several software projects that develop middleware and web portal applications. Maytal is the project lead for the XSEDE User portal and managed the User Information and interfaces in XSEDE. Maytal was Co-PI […]

Sandra Gesing

Sandra Gesing is a research assistant professor and computational scientist at the University of Notre Dame. Previously, she worked as a research associate at the University of Edinburgh, UK, and at the University of Tübingen, Germany, where she also received her PhD. Additionally, she has extensive experience working as a project manager and developer in industry. Her […]

Linda Hayden

Dr. Linda Hayden holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Education. She is a professor in the department of Mathematics and Computer Science and the Director of the Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research (CERSER). CERSER works in partnership with federal agencies, other universities and private corporations on education and research projects. She […]

Katherine Lawrence

Katherine Lawrence is an independent scholar affiliated with the University of Michigan School of Information. She collaborates with individuals and groups as a researcher, writer, educator, and facilitator. Her most recent research project was “Opening Science Gateways to Future Success,” funded by the National Science Foundation’s Office of Cyberinfrastructure. The goal of this project was […]

Suresh Marru

Marru leads the service oriented architectures and scientific workflow efforts. He is a Co-Principal Investigator on the NSF funded Open Gateway Computing Environments and its predecessor Open Grid Computing Environments. Through his multiple roles, Marru was instrumental in success of the Linked Environment for Atmospheric Discovery (LEAD) project. He was a Co-Principal Investigator on the […]

Stephen Mock

Stephen Mock is director of Advanced Computing Interfaces (ACI) at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Steve has been involved in developing web-based science gateways, portals, middleware, and web service APIs since 2000 for use in the high performance computing arena. He has worked on the iPlant Project, Agave, the XSEDE User Portal, the TACC […]

Marlon Pierce

Pierce is the Director of the Science Gateways Research Center, part of the Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute. Pierce received his Ph.D. Florida State University (Physics) in 1998 in computational condensed matter physics. His current research and development work focuses on computational sciences with an emphasis on Grid computing and computational Web portals. Prior to […]

Nancy Wilkins-Diehr

Nancy Wilkins-Diehr is Associate Director at SDSC and co-director of XSEDE’s Extended Collaborative Support program. She has been involved in science gateways and their interfaces to high-performance computing since 2005. Nancy received her Bachelor’s degree from Boston College in Mathematics and Philosophy and her Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from San Diego State University. She has […]

Michael Zentner

Michael Zentner is a Senior Research Scientist at the Rosen Center for Advanced Computing (RCAC) at Purdue University working on visualization and data analysis. Prior to joining Purdue, he was founder/senior team member of several information technology companies, where he created innovative solutions for extracting patterns from data, collaboration, and constrained optimization. Dr. Zentner has […]

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