Here are some quick bios and pictures of the bloggers and writers. As you will see they have a great deal of experience despite their youthful appearance. If you run into one of them, don't hesitate to say hi! They enjoy learning that people read their material and found it useful.
Ramesh Rajagopalan | Global Systems Engineer
Ramesh has been with Dell for more than 7 years. He has a group that is responsible for delivering high performance computing clusters, database cluster solutions and virtualization solution based on a global roadmap. He has overall 20 years of industry experience. Prior to Dell he worked at Sequent Computer Systems, Oracle Corporation and IBM in U.S.A and HCL in India. He has published technical articles, conference paper (ISPA 2004) and presented in conference workshop (HiPC 2007). His interests include clustering and performance characterization. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, (1990).
Anil Maurya | Senior Development Engineer, Massively Scale-out Systems Team
Anil works with the HPC Solutions Engineering Team at the Bangalore Design Center. He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Information Technology from University of Rajasthan, India. He is a RHCE and CCNA and has extensive experience on Linux systems design and deployment. He has been with Dell for the last 1 year. Prior to Dell, Anil has worked with John Deere and Locuz Enterprise Solution Ltd.
Quy Ta | Senior Systems Engineer
Quy has more than 17 years of experience in research and development in software systems and high speed data and storage networks. He has held positions in core engineering, technical sales and marketing as well as systems solutions development.
Nishanth Dandapanthula |
Nishanth is a part of the Dell HPC Engineering team in Austin, Texas. His current focus is on Interconnects, MPI Stacks, Performance Analysis, Benchmarking and Profiling. He has a Masters degree in Computer Science from The Ohio State University where he worked with Dr. D. K. Panda at the Network Based Computing Lab.
Kathy Mahady, Global Commercial Marketing Manager
After eight years in marketing communications for several IT companies (Computacenter, Acer), Kathy began working for Dell in September 2002. Her role at Dell involves listening to and promoting customers who are achieving more in their businesses and institutions thanks to IT and their Dell solutions.
Roger Goff, Global Senior Technologist, Dell CERN/LHC Program
Roger has worked in the high performance technical computing business since 1987. His current focus is on computing and storage solutions for high throughput computing and its application in high energy physics. Roger believes that the biggest challenge facing research computing today is data management spanning its lifecycle from collection to analysis and archival. Roger designed numerous systems that debuted in the top 100 systems of the Top 500 fastest supercomputers list (www.top500.org) including two systems that debuted in the top five and four that debuted in the top twelve. Roger presents regularly at industry conferences including the Linux World Conference and Expo, LCI Conference, Worldwide LHC Compute Grid (WLCG) and Conference on High Energy Physics (CHEP). Roger has M.S. and B.S. degrees in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.
When he’s not working or traveling Roger enjoys spending time with family, reading, camping, golfing and working on his 1974 Corvette.
Munira Hussain, System Engineer, Dell HPC Engineering group
Munira Hussain is a Systems Engineer in the HPC Engineering group. She has worked on various projects including subject matter expert in high speed low latency interconnect, benchmarking and application and various commercial and open source software solution stacks. She did her Electrical Engineering with minor in Computer Science from University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign.