Computation for the Endless Frontier | The Architects


When TACC proposed Frontera, it didn't simply offer to build a fastest-in-its-class supercomputer. It put together an exceptional team of supercomputer experts and power users who together have internationally recognized expertise in designing, deploying, configuring, and operating HPC systems at the largest scale.

DAN STANZIONE
Principal Investigator


Lead researcher on Stampede1 and Stampede2, both ranked in the top 15 supercomputers in the world.
 

TOMMY MINYARD
Co-Principal Investigator


Lead architect of Stampede1, Stampede2, Wrangler, and Ranger projects.
 

DK PANDA
Co-Principal Investigator


Leads MPI and network libraries effort. Creator of the MVAPICH library which improves the capability of parallel applications.
 

OMAR GHATTAS
Co-Principal Investigator


Science engagement team lead. Renowned computational geoscientist and five-time finalist for the Gordon Bell Prize, winning twice.
 

JOHN WEST
Co-Principal Investigator


Director of Strategic Initiatives at TACC. Involved in identifying new communities that can benefit from advanced computing.
 

MAYTAL DAHAN
TACC Leadership


Director of TACC's Advanced Computing Interfaces group and co-PI of the Science Gateways Computing Institute.
 

Experts at TACC and UT Austin will lead the science application and technology assessment efforts with partners from the California Institute of Technology, Cornell University, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of Chicago, University of Utah, University of California, Davis, Ohio State University, Georgia Institute of Technology and Texas A&M University.