Research Computing Advisory Group

About

The Research Computing Advisory group is a group of leading researchers from The University of Sheffield who oversee and advise on the provision of services for research computing. The group meets twice a year and its membership covers all academic departments with a requirement for research computing services. Members represent the research computing interests for their department. The group repots to the research and innovation services advisory group.

Duties

  • Oversee research computing facilities (including tier 2 N8 HPC facility) 
  • Advise on future requiremetns and procurement
  • Review training
  • Guide policies on resource allocation
  • Report Utilisation
  • Organise user forums e.g. the annual HPC@sheffield event
  • Report and make recommendations to CICS Research computing group

Membership

Prof. R von Fay-Siebenburgen (Chairman) School of Mathematics and Statistics
Prof. John Harding (Deputy Chairman) Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. M. Griffiths (Secretary) Corporate Information and Computing Services
Mr. M. Rapier (Head of Research Computing) Corporate Information and Computing Services
Dr. A.J.H. Meijer Dept. of Chemistry
Dr. S.P.Goodwin Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Dr. D. Costanzo Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Prof. R. Chaudhuri Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Prof. A. Goldman Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Dr. J. White Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Prof. J.M. Wild Dept. of Cardiovascular Science
Dr. A. Narracott Dept. of Cardiovascular Science
Dr. D.M. Romano Dept. of Computer Science
Dr. T.A.Cohn Dept. of Computer Science
Dr. P.Richmond Dept. of Computer Science
Dr. R.Clayton Dept. of Computer Science
Dr. J. Holliday Information School
Mr. T.Pearson School of Health and Related Research
Prof. K. Gurney Dept. of Psychology
Dr. B.Wessels Dept. of Sociological Studies
Dr. M.Pidd Humanities Research Institute
Prof. K.Taylor Dept. of Economics
Prof. S. He Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Prof. N. Qin Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Prof. D. Lacroix Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Prof. M. Cartmell Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Prof. M. M. DeSouza Dept. of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Dr. V. Fedun Dept. of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
Prof. M. Gilbert Dept. of Civil and Structural Engineering