Ed Hanna

Director, Advanced Systems & Operations



 As Director of Advanced Systems, Operations and Facilities, I am responsible for the operations of all HPC systems, storage systems and datacenter facilities at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center including Anton 2, Bridges-2, Neocortex, Brain Image Library, Human BioMolecular Atlas Program systems, and SenNet systems.  I also oversee the operations for several resources at CMU, including clusters for the College of Engineering, the Mellon College of Science, and the Tepper School of Business.

In addition, I am involved in planning for the Leadership Class Computing Facility.  

Contributions to Science

  • Simplifying TeraGrid Resource Integration with the Resource Description Repository David L. Hart, San Diego Supercomputer Center Ed Hanna, Rob Light, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center John-Paul Navarro, Argonne National Laboratory. TeraGrid 2009 Conference
  • Oversaw design and implementation of PSC XSEDE Resource Allocation System for Anton2 and the National Academies of Science.
  • Oversaw design and implementation of XSEDE’s Resource Description Repository for NSF.

Positions held

2019 -present Director, Advanced Systems and Operations
2009-2019 Manager of Data, Information Resources and Services, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
1996-2009 Information Systems Specialist, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
1994-1996 Allocations Systems Analyst, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
1992-1994 Allocations Specialist, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center