HPC Administration

Name Organization Role Email
Terrance Figy Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics - WSU

HPC Director,

ACCESS Campus Champion

Associate Professor, Physics

Bathiya Samarakoon Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics HPC Gradute Assistant bxsamarakoonmudeligedon@shockers.wichita.edu
Anita Barrett Information Technology Services - WSU Program Manager anita.barret@wichita.edu
Keith Neufeld  Information Technology Services - WSU Network Connectivity keith.neufeld@wichita.edu
Adam Tygart KanREN - K-State System Administrator mozes@kanren.net
David Turner KanREN - K-State Application Scientist daveturner@kanren.net
Ryan Doll Assistant Educator and Data Center Director of Assistant Educator and Data Center ryan.doll@wichita.edu

Past HPC Gradute Assistants

Name Research Background Current organization
Tinghua Chen Tinghua Chen has a research background in theoretical high-energy particle physics, particularly focusing on the anomalous coupling of the Higgs boson to vector bosons. To access his thesis, click.

HPC Advisory Board

Name Organization Role Email
Shirley Lefever College of Applied Studies  Executive Vice President and Provost Shirley.Lefever@wichita.edu
David Long  Department of Biomedical Engineering Assistant Professor david.long@wichita.edu
Ikramuddin Ahmed Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Ikram.ahmed@wichita.edu
Katie Mitchell-Koch Department of Chemistry - WSU Associate Professor katie.mitchell-koch@wichita.edu
Abu Asaduzzaman
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Associate Professor abu.asaduzzaman@wichita.edu
Samuel Willis University Libraries  - WSU Assistant Professor and Technology Development Librarian samuel.willis@wichita.edu
John Jones Media Resources Center - WSU Director john.jones@wichita.edu
David Eichhorn Department of Chemistry - WSU Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Research david.eichhorn@wichita.edu
Steven R. Skinner

College of Engineering


Professor and Associate Dean steven.skinner@wichita.edu
Sue Abdinnour  Department of Finance, Real Estate, & Decision Sciences - WSU

Omer Distinguished Professor in Business

Director, Business Operations & Analytics Lab

Sergio Salinas School of Computing Associate Professor and
Information Assurance
Certificate Coordinator


Tonya Witherspoon Industry Engagement & Applied Learning/WSU Associate Vice President


Mark Arrasmith 

Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics

Assistant to the Chair and Senior Math Educator


Ross Gruetzemacher

Department of Finance Real Estate And Decision Science 

Assistant Professor


Muhammad Usmani

University Libraries

Director of Library Technologies


Mai Dao

Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics

Assistant Professor


Holger Meyer 

Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics - WSU

Professor,  Physics 


Liu Yang

Department of Accountancy

Assistant Professor


Matthew Lewis 

Information Technologies at WSU Tech

Assistant Dean