EPCC's Director becomes EPSRC Director of Research Computing

30 January 2020

We are pleased to announce that EPCC's Director Prof. Mark Parsons has been appointed Director of Research Computing by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Prof. Parsons will fulfil the role on secondment from the University of Edinburgh for one day per week.

“The UK has a global reputation as a leader in scientific and industrial research, and much of this work relies on the world-class research computing and data analysis capabilities that UKRI provides.

"My new role as Director of Research Computing will focus on building on the excellent resources we have today within EPSRC, ensuring that future investments in such services meet the needs of our many users and that they also fit within the emerging UKRI e-Infrastructure landscape.

“This is a key period in the development of research computing and I look forward to contributing to its support for the key scientific and industrial research that EPSRC supports.”

Prof. Mark Parsons, EPCC Director

See the full announcement on the EPSRC website: http://bit.ly/2uMOHnO 

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Tracy Peet
+44 (0) 131 650 5362
t.peet@epcc.ed.ac.uk

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