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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 photo

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
Sydnie Durham Sydnie Durham Technical Assistant (part-time)

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

System Administrator

 Storage; Linux 
Kai Forrest Kai Forrest

Technical Assistant (part-time)

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
Operations Director Management; HPC; User Services; Documentation; Accounting and Finance
Photo of 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)

Portrait of Joshua Johnson

Joshua Johnson

Administrative Clerk (part-time)
Nanda Jonnalagadda Nanda Jonnalagadda Technical Assistant (part-time) Monitoring; SNMP; telemetry; data visualization; researcher facing dashboards
Adri Kingston Adri Kingston

Compute Technician

HPC Linux Systems
Leonardo Leano headshot Leonardo Leano

Technical Assistant (part-time)

Photo of Zhiyu (Drew) Li Zhiyu (Drew) Li, PhD

Scientific Consultant

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

Technical Assistant


Network; Monitoring
Photo of Sam Liston Samuel T. Liston Project Lead, External Events, Senior Systems Administrator Storage; Data Transfer; Visualization
Polina Lyubavina photo Polina Lyubavina

Software Developer

Python, JavaScript, MySQL, Java, C++, Kotlin, Vue.js, Django, Element Plus, Jekyll
 Jackson McKay Jackson McKay Technical Assistant (part-time) Node Repair; Scripting
Photo portrait of Miguel Mendoza Miguel Mendoza

Technical Assistant


 Brett Milash

Brett Milash Scientific Consultant  Scientific Computing; Data Science; Genomics;
Photo of 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
Photo portrait of Nico Rubio Nico Rubio Technical Assistant (part-time) DDC
Annie Ruiz Annie Ruiz Staff Administrator Monitoring; SNMP; telemetry; data visualization; researcher facing dashboards
Brady Spinti photo Brady Spinti

Technical Assistant


 Photo of Dao White Dao White  Financial Analyst  Accounting; Admin Support; Finance
Last Updated: 3/22/23