Victor Hazlewood

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Victor Hazlewood, CISSP, is the Chief Operating Officer of the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (JICS) at the University of Tennessee with 20 years experience in High Performance Computing (HPC) in the research community. Victor is currently the Deputy Director of Operations for XSEDE, the US National Cyberinfrastructure project and PI and co-PI on the following NSF awards:

  • Award 1340981: Collaborative Research: CC-NIE Integration: Developing Applications with Networking Capabilities via End-to-End SDN (DANCES), Sept 20, 2013, PI
  • Award 124621: CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: Bandwidth for Leadership in Advancing Science and Technology (BLAST), Sept 11, 2012, PI
  • Award 0946505: Evaluating and Enhancing the eXtreme Digital (XD) Cyberinfrastructure for Maximum Usability and Science Impact, June 23, 2010, Co-PI
Victor has worked in a variety of areas of IT and HPC including systems, operations, security, grid middleware and infrastructure. He has worked on a variety of HPC systems (see below) and within JICS has worked on a variety of systems and infrastructure projects including the Cray XT3/XT4/XT5 systems, accounts and reporting database, LDAP and OTP infrastructure, Globus, Unicore, Certificate Authority, and Science Gateways. Victor has a B.S. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional. Victor is currently a Ph.D candidate in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Tennessee.

YearSiteSystemPerformanceTop500 Rank
1988General Dynamics DSDCray X-MP2100s of MFlops-
1989Texas A&M UniversityCray Y-MP2100s of MFlops-
1995Texas A&MSGI Power Challenge2 GFlops-
1996Texas A&MCray J902 GFlops-
1996SDSCCray C90--
1997SDSCCray T3D--
1997SDSCCray T90--
1997SDSCCray T3E153 GFlops25 - Jun 1997
1999SDSCTera MTA--
1999SDSCBlue Horizon
IBM SP Power3
1.1 TFlops
First Academic TeraFlop
10 - Nov 1999
2004SDSCDataStar
IBM SP Power4
15 TFlops25 - Nov 2004
2009-2011University of Tennessee
NICS
Kraken
Cray XT3/XT4/XT5
1 PFlops
First Academic PetaFlop
3 - Nov 2009