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About SDSC Services

Our Mission

The mission of the User Services Division is to support and enhance the computational science and engineering research of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) communities of today and tomorrow. Our staff helps users develop efficient High Performance Computing (HPC) applications and utilize SDSC resources effectively by:

  • characterizing and benchmarking HPC systems
  • improving the user environment of SDSC systems
  • analyzing the performance of SDSC workloads
  • evaluating programming tools, applications, and libraries
  • supporting production software and research programming tools for HPC applications
  • supervising the allocation of resources
  • consulting and collaborating with users
  • providing training to potential and current users
  • providing educational materials and opportunities for teachers and students
  • developing technical documentation for using SDSC systems, software, and services
  • participating in relevant research projects in computational science & engineering and in parallel tools & environment
  • providing data resources such as: public data collections, database hosting and publication, portals, libraries, data management, data mining and analysis, visualization, and data preservation and long-term storage

User Services Leadership

photo of Nancy Nancy Wilkins-Diehr
XSEDE Area Director
858-534-5118
photo of Diane Diane Baxter
Education
Director
858-822-5482
photo of Cindy Cindy Lee
Documentation
& User Portals
Group Lead
858-822-5442
photo of Amit Amit Majumdar
Scientific Computing
Applications
Group Lead
858-534-8356
photo of Amit Amit Chourasia
Visualization Services
Group Lead
858-822-3656
photo of Subhashini Sivagnanam Subhashini Sivagnanam
Acad Assoc Liaison
858-822-3662
photo of Mahidhar Tatineni Mahidhar Tatineni
Consulting & Training
Group Lead
858-822-3676

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