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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 will 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

Irvin Allen portrait

Irvin Allen Sr. Systems Administrator

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

Prajakta Amate photo

Prajakta Amate

Technical Assistant (part-time)
Jaquel Anderson

Jaquel Anderson

Accounting Clerk Accounting and Finance
Abby Blackett

Abby Blackett

Technical Assistant (part-time) Communications
Joe Breen Joe Breen Sr. IT Architect, Hardware and Networkng HPC & Enterprise Networking; Software Defined Networking; Research Support for Data Transfers
Wim Cardoen Wim R. Cardoen, PhD Scientific Consultant Scientific Computing; C; C++; Fortran; Python; Java; MPI; Hadoop
Casey Chamberlain photo Casey Chamberlain Technical Assistant (part-time)

Tom Cheatham

Thomas E. Cheatham, III, PhD
(801) 585-3791
Director Biomolecular simulations; AMBER; HPC; Cyberinfrastructure; XSEDE, Blue Waters
Martin Cuma Martin Cuma, PhD Scientific Consultant Parallel Code Development; Matlab; Geophysics
Ashley Dederich

Ashley Dederich, PhD

Scientific Consultant

Scientific computing, Nextflow, genomics, bioinformatics, image analysis
Benjamin Dewey Benjamin Dewey Systems Administrator, Storage

Storage and Data Transfer
Sydnie Durham Sydnie Durham Technical Assistant (part-time)

Jake Evans Jacob J. Evans Sr. Network Engineer Network: Routing; Switching; Design; Security; Infiniband; LAN/WAN/MAN
Paul Fischer Paul Fischer

Sr. Software Engineer

Lead, Software Infrastructure: Software Engineering; Databases 
Kai Forrest Kai Forrest

Technical Assistant (part-time)

Andrew Gifford

Andrew Gifford

Sr. Systems Administrator, Clusters

Linux systems, bash scripting, and gnome/gdm

Adam Griffiths

Adam Griffith

Programmer/Software Developer SLATE, Kubernetes, Docker

Steve Harper Steven Harper Sr. Systems Administrator, Virtualization and Pets VMware; Perl; MySQL; Apache/Tomcat; LDAP; Atlassian Suite; DNS
Julia Harrison Julia D. Harrison, MBA
(801) 585-3791
Operations Director Management; HPC; User Services; Documentation; Accounting and Finance
Photo of Brian Haymore Brian Haymore Sr. IT Architect, Compute Systems HPC; Linux
David Heidorn David Heidorn Sr. Systems Administrator  Windows Desktop and Server; Active Directory; Terminal Services (Remote Desktop Services)

Joshua Johnson

Joshua Johnson

sUdo Student Lead (part-time)
Adri Kingston Adri Kingston

IT Specialist

HPC Linux Systems
Leonardo Leano Leonardo Leano

Technical Assistant (part-time)

Zhiyu (Drew) Li Zhiyu (Drew) Li, PhD

Scientific Consultant

GIS; Hydrology; Web Programming; XSEDE/ACCESS
William Lin William Lin

Technical Assistant (part-time)

Network; Monitoring
Sam Liston Samuel T. Liston Sr. IT Architecture, Storage Storage; Data Transfer; Visualization
Polina Lyubavina Polina Lyubavina

Software Developer

Python, JavaScript, MySQL, Java, C++, Kotlin, Vue.js, Django, Element Plus, Jekyll
  Kaiya McCombs

Technical Assistant (part-time)
 Jackson McKay Jackson McKay Software Developer Python, Go, C, Linux
Miguel Mendoza Miguel Mendoza

Technical Assistant (part-time)

HPC Node Service/Repair; Scripting

 Brett Milash

Brett Milash Scientific Consultant  Scientific Computing; Data Science; Genomics;
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
Emilie Parra Emilie Parra Technical Assistant (part-time)

David Richardson David Richardson Sr. IT Architecture, Security and Compliance Linux; Virtualization; Security; Networking
Nico Rubio Nico Rubio Technical Assistant (part-time) DDC
Brady Spinti Brady Spinti

Technical Assistant (part-time)

 Dao White Dao White Associate Dir. of Accting and Finance  Accounting; Admin Support; Finance
Scot Wise Scot Wise Sr. Systems Administrator Virtualization; Backups
Robben Migacz Robben Migacz, PhD Scientific Consultant Fluid Mechanics; Transport Phenomena; Mechanical Engineering; Python
Janne Wald Janne Wald Technical Assistant (part-time)
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Last Updated: 7/12/24