As an institutionally embedded centre N8 HPC has a number of groups to provide partner institutions with sufficient opportunity to contribute to the governance, management and running of the centre.

If you would like to feedback on any aspect of N8 HPC, please contact either your Steering Group or TMG representative.

 

Governance Groups

Project Directors Group – The management team meet on a fortnightly basis.

  • Prof Chris Taylor, N8 HPC Co-Director, University of Manchester
  • Prof David Hogg, N8 HPC Co-Director, University of Leeds
  • Dr Alan Real, N8 HPC Technical Director, University of Leeds
  • Dr Gillian Sinclair, N8 HPC Service Development Manager, University of Manchester

┬áSteering Group – The steering group is comprised of senior representatives from all N8 universities. The group meets on a quarterly basis to discuss strategic issues.

  • John Cartwright, Director of Computing Services, University of Liverpool
  • Prof Nilanjan Chakraborty, Professor of Fluid Dynamics, Newcastle University
  • Dr Matt Probert, Reader, University of York
  • Prof Roger Jones, Professor of Physics, Lancaster University
  • Prof John Harding, Professor of Materials Simulation, University of Sheffield
  • Prof Stewart Clarke, iARC Deputy Director, Durham University
  • Prof Chris Taylor, N8 HPC Co-Director, University of Manchester
  • Prof David Hogg, N8 HPC Co-Director, University of Leeds
  • Dr Alan Real, N8 HPC Technical Director, University of Leeds
  • Dr Gillian Sinclair, N8 HPC Service Development Manager, University of Manchester

Advisory Group – The Advisory Board is comprised of industry representatives and advises N8 HPC on industry engagement.

  • John Stageman, Chairman, Bionow Ltd
  • Peter Hopton, Chief Technology Officer, Iceotope
  • Alison Kennedy, Director, The Hartree Centre
  • Massimo Noro, Strategic Science Group, Unilever R&D Port Sunlight
  • A Vadgama, HPC Programme Manager, AWE

Technical Management Group

  • Henk Slim, Technical Lead (HPC), Durham University
  • Mike Pacey, HPC Manager, Lancaster University
  • Mark Dixon, HPC/Grid User Support Computer Officer, University of Leeds
  • Cliff Addison, Head of Advanced Research Computing, University of Liverpool
  • Graham Collins, Research Computing Analyst , Newcastle University
  • Michael Griffiths, Research Computing Manager, University of Sheffield
  • Andrew Smith, Departmental Computing Officer, University of York
  • Alan Real, N8 HPC Technical Director, University of Leeds
  • Gillian Sinclair, N8 HPC Service Development Manager, University of Manchester