When this facility was started in the 1990s, it became known as the Texas A&M Supercomputing Facility. This title remained until 2014 when the facility was renamed to Texas A&M High Performance Research Computing under the Division of Research. This title is still in use.


Texas A&M HPRC has hosted a wide variety of clusters, all varying in size and performance. A list of every cluster used by HPRC throughout its existence can be found at the cluster history page.


HPRC Leadership

Dr. Honggao Liu is the current director of Texas A&M High Performance Research Computing.

History of HPRC Leadership

  • Bahram Nassersharif (Manager: Michael Bolton), 1989 - 1993
  • Dave Safford, Director: 1993 - 1997
  • Khalid Sarwar Warraich, Associate Director: 1997 - 2000
  • Spiros Vellas, Associate Director: 2000 - Jan 2016
  • Honggao Liu, Director: Jan 2016 - Present

References and Documents