Ivan is a research software specialist in the Biomedical Applications Group tinkering with technology in scientific related projects. At the moment, Ivan is involved in several projects HuBMAP, The Brain Image Library, SenNet and on occasion, with the National Center for Multiscale Modeling of Biological Systems.
Before joining PSC, he was a member of the Murphy Lab at the Computational Biology Department in the School of Computer Science and worked in other departments at Carnegie Mellon University such as Biomedical Engineering and Biological Sciences.
Ivan enjoys writing or contributing to open source projects, reusing old tech, breaking and fixing workflows, playing with new tech, cooking, and playing good music in Spanish on WRCT 88.3FM. He has been featured in CMU publications for his radio show and for his involvement in relief efforts following Hurricane María, including Mr. Cao-Berg's Neighborhood and Cao-Berg Helped Bring Aid to Puerto Rico.