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Operations

Ranil Sonnadara

Special Advisor to the Vice-President, Research

(905) 525-9140 x24156

  • Supports and leads strategic initiatives related to digital research infrastructure & data strategy; research; provides strategic guidance to Faculties; institutional lead on DRI; strategic leadership of RHPCS
  • RHPCS Liaison, Faculty of Health Sciences
Angela Di Nello

Operations Manager

(905) 525-9140 x24156

  • Administrative, operational, & financial support and some project management
 

Todd Pfaff

Technical Director, RHPCS

(905) 525-9140 x22920

  • Supports local research computing infrastructure (whole university); supports many researchers and faculties and departments across campus
  • RHPCS Liaison, Faculty of Humanities

Researcher Support Team

Wayde Nie

Senior Manager, Research Computing, RHPCS

(905) 525-9140 x24156

  • Leads the planning and delivery of properly architected IT services; coordinating a team of employees, participating in and leading key strategic initiatives (with a particular focus on exploring and enabling appropriate opportunities for better coordination between UTS and RHPCS); provide guidance and advice on various technology matters as requested to the Office of the VPR, and various internal committees
Roy Russell

Senior Research Computing Specialist, RHPCS

(905) 525-9140 x21291

 

  • Primarily provides support to the Department of Physics & Astronomy, special projects, and IT governance process.
  • RHPCS Liaison, Faculty of Engineering
Ginet Segui Lines

Senior Research Computing Specialist, RHPCS

(905) 525-9140 x27601

  • Primarily provides support to Faculty of Social Sciences and Research Data Centre (RDC); supports web infrastructure, research tools and applications for funding
  • System analyst with experience in database architecture, system integration, system administration, and programming (mostly on Linux environments). Current focus is around modern web technologies applied to the design and implementation of database-driven applications.
  • RHPCS Liaison,  Faculty of Social Sciences
Michael G Malott

Senior Research Computing Specialist, RHPCS

(905) 525-9140 x23851

  • Supports Secure Empirical Analysis Lab (SEAL), Department of Chemistry, Research Data Centre (RDC) and several other research groups, and applications for funding.
  • RHPCS Liasion, DeGroote School of Business
Wale Soyinka

Senior Research Computing Specialist, RHPCS

(905) 525-9140 x24761

 

  • Provides support to the Department of Physics & Astronomy, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and Faculty of Social Sciences.
  • RHPCS Liaison, Faculty of Science
 

Ye Yuan

Research Technology Analyst

(905) 525-9140 x24761

 

  • Provides technical support services for research computing and acts as a technical resource and project lead for moderately complex projects
  • Monday/Thursday in pc-303 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (no extension)
  • Tuesday/Wedneasday/Friday in abb-131k from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (ext 24156)
Elston Aleida

Technical Analyst (workstudy student position)

(905) 525-9140 x24156

  • Misc support for researchers in humanities / social science / business, science / FHS / engineering

Special Projects Team

Brittany Green

Research Technology Analyst

(905) 525-9140 x24156

  • Coordination and implementation of various special projects

Research Software Development Team

Ron Harwood

Manager, Research Software Development Team

(905) 525-9140 x24757

  • Leads Research Software Development project (grant)

Oliver Cook

 

Research Software Engineer, Research Software Development Team

(905) 525-9140 x24757

  • Programmer for Research Software Development project
Thomas Mudway

Research Software Engineer, Research Software Development Team

(905) 525-9140 x24757

  • Programmer for Research Software Development project
Yarden Segal

Research Software Engineer, Research Software Development Team

(905) 525-9140 x24757

  • Programmer for Research Software Development project

SHARCNET

Servilio Afre Puentes

 

Programmer/Analyst, SHARCNET

(905) 525-9140 x22540

  • Provides web support and system administration for Compute Canada
Weiguang Guan

 

Research Scientist

(905) 525-9140 x22540

  • Provide visualization and scientific computing support for SHARCNET
Mark Hahn

 

Research Computing Specialist (SHARCNET)

(905) 525-9140 x24687

  • Provides system administration support for SHARCNET
Sergey Mashchenko

 

Senior Research Associate

(905) 525-9140 x27663

  • Provides scientific computing support for SHARCNET

Domain-Specific Support Team

Dan Bosnyak

 

Technical Director, LIVELab; Research Scientist, RHPCS

(905) 525-9140 x24052

  • Dan is the Technical Director of the Large Interactive Virtual Environment (LIVE) Laboratory. He is also a Research Scientist in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, and a core member of the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind. Dan’s research uses EEG to study neural plasticity in the human auditory system, in particular the neural correlates of tinnitus and peripheral hearing loss.
Forthcoming (May 2020)

 

Postdoctoral Fellow

(905) 525-9140 x24156

  • Provide scientific computing support (machine learning, AI, data science); developing Machine Learning capacity on campus; training
Mike Pikolon

 

Technical Support Specialist, CRDCN (Department of Economics)

(905) 525-9140 x24389

  • Implements, deploys, manages and supports the Canadian Research Data Centre Network’s (CRDCN) next generation technology platform which will be integrated into the Compute Canada National Computing Platform.
Seppo Sahrakorpi

 

Lead IT Architect, Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN)(Department of Economics)

  • Implements, deploys, manages and supports the CRDCN’s next generation technology platform which will be integrated into the Compute Canada National Computing Platform