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Rebecca Hartman-Baker

Rebecca Hartman-Baker

Rebecca Hartman-Baker leads the User Engagement Group at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She is a computational scientist with expertise in the development of scalable parallel algorithms. Her career has taken her to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where she worked on the R&D100-award winning team developing MADNESS and as a scientific computing liaison in the Oak Ridge leadership computing facility; the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Australia, where she coached two teams to the Student Cluster Competition at the annual Supercomputing conference and led the decision-making process for determining the architecture of the petascale supercomputer; and NERSC, where she’s responsible for NERSC’s engagement with the user community to increase user productivity via advocacy, support, training, and the provisioning of usable computing environments. Rebecca earned a PhD in Computer Science, with a certificate in Computational Science and Engineering, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.