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William (Bill) Gropp

Computing is a universal tool for finding solutions to problems of all kinds, and high performance computing lets us solve the most challenging and demanding problems.

Chief Scientist

Daniel S. Katz

As Chief Scientist, I’m excited by the opportunity to help NCSA staff, students, and faculty develop their careers and their ideas, and to help them find and fulfill opportunities to use scalable technologies to expand human knowledge and solve societal challenges.

Chief of Staff

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Jay Roloff

NCSA has a rich history on this prestigious campus of fostering interdisciplinary research and bringing together experts from a wide range of backgrounds to do amazing things. I look forward to being a big part of this and assuring that we continue this proud tradition and foster an exciting and vibrant workplace for everyone here.

Directorate Leads

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Tim Boerner
Associate Director, Integrated Cyberinfrastructure

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Laura T. Herriott
Associate Director, Research Consulting

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Kenton McHenry
Associate Director, Software

Theo Long
Associate Director, Administration

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John Towns
Executive Associate Director, Engagement

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