David J. Moses, PhD
300 South Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
- Responsible for overall day to day management of the technical and administrative aspects of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC).
- Assist the Scientific Directors with setting PSC’s direction, obtaining funding to support PSC’s activities.
- Interface with both Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh on administrative matters (e.g. intellectual property, space, human resources).
- Interface with NSF and other federal and government sponsors on administrative matters such as negotiating and assuring compliance with cooperative agreements, and representing PSC regionally and nationally on relevant issues.
- Provide input to, and work with, the Scientific Directors on planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting and budgeting for the center as a whole.
- Provide leadership, and maintain group morale and sense of mission, for the staff as a whole.
Contracts and Export Compliance Officer at Carnegie Mellon University, Office of Sponsored Programs (http://www.cmu.edu/osp/)
- Negotiated and managed contracts in excess of $50M. Sponsors included DoD, DARPA, Army, NASA, DoE, NSF, industrial partners and fellow academic institutions.
- Application of government acquisition regulations, including FAR and DFARS as well as other governmental agencies.
- Helped develop and manage Carnegie Mellon policy and procedures on export compliance, particularly with respect to EAR and ITAR regulations.
- Managed a variety of contract and agreement types, such as standard Research Agreements, Cooperative Agreements, Software Licenses, Non-Disclosure Agreements, and Teaming Agreements.
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at Gaussian, Inc. (http://www.gaussian.com)
- Co-founded company and directed all operations, including licensing, product distribution, strategic planning, software product management, profitability, customer service. Managed staff of 8 with an average $2.5M annual budget.
- Negotiated and executed licensing contracts with academic sites, government research labs and DoD sites, large domestic and international chemical, pharmaceutical and petroleum companies, as well as academic institutions.
- Managed and renewed ongoing R&D contracts with academic collaborators who contribute to development, enhancement and improvement of software products.
- Developed policy and procedures for contracting with computer hardware vendors who port and support software on Unix, Linux, Windows and Macintosh platforms.
- Developed and administered policies for international sales and export issues, particularly in regard to U.S. Department of Commerce regulations and guidelines.
- Generated and maintained strong relationships with more than 40 worldwide resellers in their efforts to promote and license software products.
- Designed and created a variety of routines to track revenue projections, product trends, and analyze other areas of the business, and assist customer service staff in doing rapid database lookups during contact with customers.
- Intimately involved in the product planning and launching of new software releases, including pricing, marketing and budgeting aspects.
Director of Computing Facilities, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry (http://www.chem.cmu.edu)
- Directed and managed all aspects of the computer systems and workstation clusters that served the Chemistry departmental research efforts.
- Worked with faculty, staff and students to determine the need for new or upgraded systems.
- Comprehensive management of computer mainframe and workstation clusters, including operating system, compiler, and software library upgrades and updates.
- Implemented disaster recovery procedures against virus, spam and other threats against computers, servers, and supporting networks.
- Set up and executed procedures for doing regular backup of user data, email and other electronic information.
- Wrote and installed a variety of command procedures and other utility scripts for managing batch queues, process priorities, and other facets of a multi-user environment.
- Maintained a system-wide user base, which permitted users to securely access systems remotely.
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry (http://www.chem.cmu.edu)
- Carried out original nuclear chemistry research resulting in 25 publications in major scientific journals (See Publications below).
- Participated in multi-group research efforts to study heavy ion nuclear reactions.
- Intimately involved with the design and setup of various scientific experiments.
- Carried out detailed analyses of experimental results and wrote several complex computer codes.
- Assisted in the education and training of graduate students.
Carnegie Mellon University, PhD Nuclear Chemistry, 1986
Marshall University, BS Chemistry, 1980
West Virginia University, Honorary PhD, Humane Letters, 2003