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 CHPC Organizational Chart

CHPC Staff

If you need to contact staff about issues you are having with CHPC resources or with any questions about CHPC services, the best way to contact us is by email at All staff see these emails and can respond if a particular staff member is unavailable.  You may email CHPC staff directly, if you prefer, but you will get the best response by using  You may also call the main CHPC phone number 801-585-3791 between 8 AM - 5 PM.

  Name Title Expertise Areas email address
Amanda Allen Amanda Allen Technical Assistant (part-time) Help Desk

Irv Allen

Irvin Allen Senior Systems Administrator

Windows, Mac, and Linux Desktops; Windows, Mac, Linux Servers; Tape Backup and File Recovery;

Wayne Bradford

Wayne Bradford

(801) 326-0414

Project Lead, Security, 
Senior Systems Administrator
Security; Linux; HPC; Protected Enviornment; HIPAA Compliance
Joe Breen Joe Breen Senior IT Architect HPC & Enterprise Networking; Software Defined Networking; Research Support for Data Transfers
  Gabriel Brodbeck Technical Assistant
HPC; Storage; Linux
  AJ Bull Technical Asspstant (part-time) Node Repair; HPC; Scripting
Wim Cardoen Wim R. Cardoen, PhD Scientific Consultant Scientific Computing; C; C++; Fortran; Python; Java; MPI; Hadoop

Tom Cheatham

Thomas E. Cheatham, III, PhD
(801) 585-3791
Director Biomolecular simulations; AMBER; HPC; Cyberinfrastructure; XSEDE, Blue Waters
  Jiahui "Karen" Chen Technical Assistant (part-time)  Slate
Martin Cuma Martin Cuma, PhD Scientific Consultant Parallel Code Development; Matlab; Geophysics
Jake Evans Jacob J. Evans Network Administrator Network: Routing; Switching; Design; Security; Infiniband; LAN/WAN/MAN
Paul Fischer Paul Fischer

Technical Assistant
(part time)

 Storage; Linux 

Emerson Ford

Technical Assistant (part-time) HPC; Linux



Dylan Gardner

Technical Assistant (part-time)  HPC; Linux


Skyler Griffith

Technical Assistant (part-time)  HPC

Steve Harper Steven Harper Project Lead, Virtualization
Senior Systems Administrator
VMware; Perl; MySQL; Apache/Tomcat; LDAP; Atlassian Suite; DNS
Julia Harrison Julia D. Harrison, MBA
(801) 585-1869
Associate Director Management; HPC; User Services; Documentation; Accounting and Finance
Brian Haymore Brian Haymore Project Lead, HPC and Storage
Senior Systems Administrator
HPC; Storage; Linux
David Heidorn David Heidorn Systems Administrator  Windows Desktop and Server; Active Directory; Terminal Services (Remote Desktop Services)
  Ben Kulbertis Technical Assistant HPC
Sam Liston Samuel T. Liston Project Lead, External Events, 
Senior Systems Administrator
Storage; Data Transfer; Visualization
Robben Migacz Robben Migacz Technical Assistant
User Services; Linux

Brett Milash

Brett Milash Scientific Consultant  Scientific Computing; Data Science; Genomics;
 Alan Navarro Alan Navarro Technical Assistant (part-time) Perfsonar; Windows Desktop; Linux Desktop
Anita Orendt Anita M. Orendt, PhD Assistant Director,
Research Consulting and Faculty Engagement

Computational Chemistry; Gaussian; Quantum Espresso; Application Support; User Services; XSEDE Campus Champion
John Radford

John Radford

Technical Assistant

 Networking and Infastructure

David Richardson David Richardson Systems Administrator Linux; Virtualization; Security; Networking
  Mitchell Steinman Technical Assistant (part-time)  HPC
Luan Truong Luan Truong Information Security Professional Security; Linux; Protected Enviornment; HIPAA Compliance 
Dennis Werthman Dennis Werthman Information Security Professional  Security; Linux; Protected Enviornment; HIPAA Compliance 
  Dao White  Financial Analyst  Accounting; Admin Support; Finance
Alan Wisniewski Alan S. Wisniewski, MAeS Technical Support Analyst Power Planning, Measurement & Distribution; Data Center Management & Layout; Networking
huan Chonghuan Xia Software Developer PHP, Python, Java Script, mysql database
Crystal Young Crystal Young Technical Assistant
  Gordon Zhang UIT Student Lead
Last Updated: 11/7/18