FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: February 22, 1996 Michael Schneider Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center 412-268-4960
At NCAR, Jensen was coordinator of special projects. Among other responsibilities, he managed the MECCA project (Model Evaluation Consortium for Climate Assessment), an international collaboration of climate scientists from France, Germany, England, Australia, Japan and America. He worked with CRAY X-MPs, Y-MPs and a T3D, a Connection Machine CM-5, an eight-processor IBM SP/1 and an RS 6000 workstation cluster.
Prior to NCAR, Jensen worked at Rocketdyne in California, for a service bureau, on a parts database management system for Boeing and Douglas airplanes, and he built the off-lab computer center at CalTech's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Jensen will help lead PSC through a challenging year ahead, which includes the recompetition required as part of NSF's restructured supercomputing program, preparation for PSC's role as host of Supercomputing '96 and arrival of the first CRAY T3E.
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