Campus Champions

Who are we?

A Community of Practice

Our collective knowledge lays the foundation for a community with immeasurable experience to share.

Scientific Computing Advocates

As advocates of local, regional, and national XSEDE computing resources, Champions serve as promoters of science.

Cyberinfrastructure Professionals

As administrators, outreach coordinators, engineers, researchers, and more, we combine as a whole to strengthen cyberinfrastructure worldwide.

Mentors, Peers, Students

We support one another by sharing resources, opportunities, and wisdom.

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Mission & Vision

The Campus Champions’ mission is to promote and facilitate the effective participation of a diverse national community of institutions in the application of advanced digital resources and services to accelerate scientific discovery and scholarly achievement.

Campus Champions Staff

Dana Brunson

Campus Engagement Co-manager

Henry Neeman

Campus Engagement Co-manager
University of Oklahoma

Marisa Brazil

Champion Coordinator
Purdue University

Jeff Pummil

Champion Science Coordinator
University of Arkansas

Jay Alameda

Champion Technology Coordinator
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Campus Champions Leadership

Doug Jennewein

Champion Leadership Team (2018-2020)
University of South Dakota

Hussein Al-Azzawi

Champion Leadership Team (2018-2020)
University of New Mexico

Julie Ma

Champion Leadership Team (2018-2020)

Torey Battelle

Champion Leadership Team (2018-2020)
Colorado School of Mines

Timothy Middelkoop

Champion Leadership Team (2018-2020)
University of Missouri

Shelley Knuth

Champion Leadership Team (2018-2020)
University of Colorado

BJ Lougee

Champion Leadership Team (2018-2020)
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas (CADRE)

Leadership Team Alumni

Aaron Culich

Champion Leadership Team (2017-2019)
University of California-Berkeley

Jack Smith

Champion Leadership Team (2016-2018)
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Torey Battelle

Champion Leadership Team (2018-2020)
Colorado School of Mines

Dan Voss

Champion Leadership Team (2016-2018)
University of Miami

Erin Hodges

Champion Leadership Team (2017-2018)
University of Houston

Alla Kammerdiner

Champion Leadership Team (2017-2019)
New Mexico State University

Domain Champions

Astrophysics, Aerospace, and Planetary ScienceMatthew RoutePurdue University
Data AnalysisRob KooperUniversity of Illinois
FinanceMao YeUniversity of Illinois
Molecular DynamicsTom CheathamUniversity of Utah
GenomicsBrian CougerOklahoma State University
Digital HumanitiesVirginia KuhnUniversity of Southern California
Digital HumanitiesMichael SimeoneArizona State University
Genomics and Biological Field StationsThomas Doak, Carrie L. Ganote, Sheri Sanders, Bhavya Nalagampalli PapudeshiIndiana University, National Center for Genome Analysis Support
Chemistry and Material ScienceSudhakar PamidighantamIndiana University
Fluid Dynamics & Multi-phase FlowsAmit AmritkarUniversity of Houston
ChemistryChristopher J. FennellOklahoma State University
Geographic Information SystemsEric ShookUniversity of Minnesota

Current Campus Champions

Click HERE for the list of our current Campus Champions.

Our Funding

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is supported by the National Science Foundation

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