CIS Computing & Information Services

John Huffman

John is responsible for managing the User Services group and the Visualization group. He oversees the CCV support staff who help researchers using the HPC cluster OSCAR as well their own research systems. He also oversees the visualization staff who support researchers requiring graphics programming or who use the virtual reality systems (YURT, CAVE). John also is the liaison to the CCV systems group who provide the infrastructure support for high performance computing systems.

John Huffman has a B.S. in Computer Science from Purdue University. John Manages the day to day operations of the user support team for the High Performance Computing (HPC) system as well as the visualization efforts. Before coming to Brown, John worked at Indiana University supporting advanced visualization and virtual reality systems as well as Teragrid projects.