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Hart Hancock

Research Computing Director, Science Computing & UC Observatories
Office: Natural Sciences 2, 179
Primary support for:
– Central infrastructure, virtualization, HPC and storage.
Email: hhancock @ ucsc.edu
Phone: (831) 459-5354

Scientific Computing Group

This team collectively supports research computing in the departments of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Earth & Planetary Sciences, Mathematics, Ocean Sciences, Physics, SCIPP, and University of California Observatories.

Nick Bomarito

Scientific Computing Manager
Primary support for the following departments:
– Astronomy & Astrophysics
– UC Observatories
Office: Remote (Eastern Time)
Email: nbomarit @ ucsc.edu

Ahmad Allulu

Systems Engineer
Primary support for the following departments
– UC Observatories
– Administrative and Lab Computing for the Physical Sciences
Office: Natural Sciences 2, 167
Email: aallulu @ ucsc.edu

Ramon Berger

Senior Systems Engineer
Primary support for the following departments:
– Mathematics
– Physics
– SCIPP (Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics)
Office: Thimann Labs 357
Email: rwberger @ ucsc.edu

Ted Buchwald

Senior Systems Engineer
Primary support for the following departments:
– Earth & Planetary Sciences
Office: Earth & Marine Sciences A309
Email: buchwald @ ucsc.edu

Nicholas Inabnit

Senior Systems Engineer
Primary support for the following departments:
– Ocean Sciences
Office: Earth & Marine Sciences C312
Email: ninabnit @ ucsc.edu

Todd Welch

Systems Engineer
Primary support for the following departments:
– Academic Desktop and Lab Computing in the Physical Sciences
Office: Physical Sciences Building 419
Email: tjwelch @ ucsc.edu

Life Sciences Computing Group

This team collectively supports research computing in the departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Marine Sciences, Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Coastal Science Campus, and Campus Natural Reserve system.

Eric Shell

Life Sciences Computing Manager
Primary support for the following departments:
– Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology
Office: Physical Sciences Building 519
Email: eshell @ ucsc.edu

Kim Hwe

Systems Engineer
Primary support for the following departments:
– Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology
– Academic Desktop and Lab Computing in the Biological Sciences
Office: Thimann Labs 353
Email: khwe @ ucsc.edu

Doug Niven

Senior Systems Engineer
Primary support for the following departments:
– Chemistry & Biochemistry
Office: Physical Sciences Building 421
Email: dniven @ ucsc.edu

Ocho Torres

Systems Engineer
Primary support for the following departments:
– Coastal Science Campus
– Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
– Institute of Marine Sciences
Office: Ocean Health Building 205
Email: ocho @ ucsc.edu