Research Computing Team

Richard Ameele Richard Ameele Associate Director, Core Applications and Services – Core Infrastructure Services
Richard works with the Linux infrastructure components of Crush and OrangeGrid such as HTCondor, and our interface with the Open Science Grid.

Michael Brady - Information Technology Analyst Michael Brady Information Technology Analyst, Linux Systems and Services – Core Infrastructure Services
Michael works on Linux infrastructure for OrangeGrid, Zest, Crush, and assists researchers with Linux OS and programming issues.

Ryan Elstad - Information Technology Analyst Ryan Elstad Information Technology Director – Core Infrastructure Services
Ryan primarily assists with key infrastructure functionality behind OrangeGrid and Crush resources.

Larne Pekowsky - Cyberinfrastructure Engineer Larne Pekowsky Cyberinfrastructure Engineer – Core Infrastructure Services
Larne works with research groups to understand their computing needs, and with the rest of the Research Computing team to match groups to resources.

Peter Pizzimenti - Information Technology Analyst Peter Pizzimenti – Cyberinfrastructure Engineer – Core Infrastructure Services
Peter works on SU’s Academic Virtual Hosted Environment and Crush.

Eric Sedore - Associate CIO for Infrastructure Services Eric Sedore  Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Technology Officer
Eric works with nearly all areas of research computing, from hardware allocation and deployment at the University’s data centers to managing clusters and services, to writing grants to support the research computing efforts on campus.

Joshua Slade - Disaster Recovery Manager Joshua Slade Associate Director, CDI – Core Infrastructure Services
Joshua works primarily on infrastructure that support and directly with the Academic Virtual Hosted Environment, or AVHE.