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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

Irvin Allen Senior Systems Administrator

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

Abby Blackett

Technical Assistant (part-time) Communications
Joe Breen Joe Breen Senior IT Architect 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

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
Benjamin Dewey Benjamin Dewey Systems Administrator

Storage and Data Transfer
Elmir Dzaka Elmir Dzaka Technical Assistant (part-time)
Node Repair; HPC; Scripting
Jake Evans Jacob J. Evans Network Administrator Network: Routing; Switching; Design; Security; Infiniband; LAN/WAN/MAN
Paul Fischer Paul Fischer

System Administrator

 Storage; Linux 
Jocelyn Fox Jocelyn Fox

UIT Student Lead
Rachel Geisman Rachel Geisman

Systems Administrator

Software Development, HPC
Isaak Getz

Isaak Getz

Technical Assistant (part-time)  SLATE

Adam Griffiths

Adam Griffith

Programmer/DevOps Engineer SLATE, Kubernetes, Docker

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)
adam johnson Adam Johnson Administrative Clerk Help Desk
Nanda Jonnalagadda Nanda Jonnalagadda Technical Assistant (part-time) Monitoring; SNMP; telemetry; data visualization; researcher facing dashboards
 pierce Pierce Jorgensen Technical Assistant (Part-time)  SLATE
Casey Lee Casey Lee Technical Assistant (Part-time) HPC
Polina Lyubavina Polina Lyubavina Techical Assistant (Part-time) SLATE
 Jackson McKay Jackson McKay Technical Assistant (part-time) Node Repair; Scripting

 Brett Milash

Brett Milash Scientific Consultant  Scientific Computing; Data Science; Genomics;
David Nordello David Nordello Information Security Professional  Security; Linux; HPC; Protected Enviornment; HIPPA
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
David Richardson David Richardson Systems Administrator Linux; Virtualization; Security; Networking
Annie Ruiz Annie Ruiz Staff Administrator Monitoring; SNMP; telemetry; data visualization; researcher facing dashboards
Samuel T. Liston Samuel T. Liston Project Lead, External Events, Senior Systems Administrator Storage; Data Transfer; Visualization
Aditya Visvanathan Aditya Visvanathan Technical Assistant (Part-Time) SLATE
 Dao White Dao White  Financial Analyst  Accounting; Admin Support; Finance
Crystal Young Crystal Young Technical Assistant
Last Updated: 6/3/22