Stephen Simms

OpenSFS President, Indiana University

Stephen Simms currently manages the Data Capacitor project and leads the High Performance File System group at Indiana University.

Stephen Simms, OpenSFS Community Board Member

Sarp Oral

OpenSFS Vice President, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Sarp Oral is a Research Scientist at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he is a member of the Technology Integration Group and the Team Lead for the File and Storage Systems projects. His research and development interests are parallel I/O and file system technologies, benchmarking, high-performance computing and networking, fault-tolerance.

Steve Monk

OpenSFS Treasurer, Sandia National Laboratories

Steve leads the High Performance Computing team at Sandia and has been working with parallel IO systems for most of his career.

Rick Wagner

OpenSFS Secretary, Globus

Rick Wagner is the Globus Professional Services manager, managing a team of engineers supporting organizations and research projects in solving large-scale and complex data management challenges. Prior to this he was the HPC Systems Manager at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, where he led the team responsible for several campus, state, and national HPC clusters and many petabytes of Lustre storage. Rick’s starting point in research was computational astrophysics, and he’s a user and supporter of open-source software.

Board Members

Shawn Hall

At Large Board Member, BP

Shawn Hall’s experience is in large scale system administration, having worked with high performance computing clusters in industry and academia. He has worked on many aspects of large scale systems and his interests include parallel file systems, configuration management, performance analysis, and security.  Shawn holds a B.S. and M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ohio State University.