Rick McMullenAssociate Director, High Performance Research Computing (HPRC)
222 Jones St., Room 107
3361 Texas A&M University (TAMU)
College Station, TX 77843
Rick McMullen currently serves as Associate Director of the High Performance Research Computing Center at Texas A&M University (TAMU) where he plans and develops research computing technologies and services. He also works with researchers to develop solutions for computing and data intensive problems.
Prior to joining the Center at TAMU Rick was Senior Director for Researcher Engagement and Development at Internet2. There he worked with researchers and IT organizations across the U.S. to design and implement infrastructure to support large scale scientific collaborations that span many institutions. He has also served as faculty, research lab director and center director for HPC units at several universities, and was a founding faculty member of the Indiana University School of Informatics. His research interests include high performance computing architectures, high performance research networking, cloud computing and storage architectures for research; provenance and life cycle management of information assets in scientific collaborations; long term data management and stewardship; performance of global scale WAN applications for eScience; systems and services for collaboration in e-Science, and Artificial Intelligence applications that support knowledge management and decision-making in scientific research collaborations. Rick's background is in Physical Organic Chemistry. He received a Ph.D. in 1982 from Indiana University.