Joel P. Zysman


Director of High Performance Computing

Joel P. Zysman is the Director of High Performance Computing for the University of Miami’s Center for Computational Science. Mr.  Zysman has been an active member of the High Performance Computing community for over 15 years. He also has more than 15 years experience in HPC systems and application design and implementation and specializes in storage design, data management and movement, and distributed computing in bioinformatics and life sciences, and has published numerous articles on IO subsystems as well as HPC applications in research. He has held positions in research centers at The Scripps Research Institute (Florida) and in Industry at Merck Research Labs, Silicon Graphics Inc, and Cray Research, Inc.

Mr. Zysman has a particular interest in bringing HPC technologies to non-traditional user communities, and has started a joint research program with the Frost School of Music in Computational Musicology and Music Engineering.

Joel Zysman with Pegasus supercomputer, University of Miami Center for Computational Science

  1.  “SSE Handbook.” Internal Publication. Cray Research Internal Press, Eagen WI, June 1998.
  2.  “Optimizing I/O for Hypercube Systems.” Paper presented to Cray User Group. Cray Research Internal Press, Eagen WI, March 1999.
  3.  “Designing Data Access Methods for High Throughput Applications.” SGI – Cray White Paper. SGI, Mountain View CA, August 1999.
  4.  “The Use of RDBMS for Bioinformatics Applications.” Xie, G; Wang, Y; Zysman, J; Blevins, R. BioInformatics Technology & Systems, NY, March 2002.
  5.  “Data in Motion: A New Paradigm in Research Data Lifecycle Management.” F. Tsinoremas, Joel Zysman, Christopher Mader, Ben Kirtman and Jay Blaire.  Hotwire:  Sept 17, 2012.


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