Research Computing Service Center

Research Computing Service Center
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The Research Computing Center's mission is to provide information technology (IT) support for the sponsored research community at USNH and to collaborate with higher education, industry, and government to create innovative technologies designed to address important social, environmental, and economic needs.

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Research Computing Facilitation & Support 

The Research Computing Facilitation and Support team works closely with USNH researchers to support all stages of the research process, including assisting with grant applications, recommending best practices for managing data, providing support for a variety of areas in scientific computing, and training users in RCC resources including high performance computing. The Research Computing Facilitation and Support team also helps to connect researchers with other groups within ET&S for any additional research related needs. 

Services provided: 

  • Grant application assistance  
    letters of support, data management plans, compliance 
  • REEO and SPA application support 
    Cayuse, InfoEd, MyElements, FindScholars, reporting 
  • Training and research facilitation  
    high performance computing, scientific computing, data management 
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 Anthony Westbrook
Deputy Director, Research Computing Service Center

Data Center Operations

The Data Center Operations team operates Data Centers at Durham, Keene, Plymouth, Concord and Manchester.  We provide the infrastructure for all on-premises compute and storage, as well as the installation and support of High Performance Compute clusters for Research. 

Services provided: 

  • Data Center Infrastructure Support for all USNH Data Centers 
    • HVAC 
    • Electrical 
    • Physical Security 
    • Networking 
    • Hardware installation 
    • Customer remote hands support 
    • Colocation customer support 
  • HPC clusters 
    • BioMade, Premise & Cray Plasma (Marvin) 
  • Research Computing Support 
    • Hardware, software, and networking support 
    • System administration 
    • Security scanning and patching 
    • Enhanced security (HIPAA, etc.) 
USNH data center

 Randy Carver
Director, Data Center Operations