Zottola named to new role in coalition dedicated to academic scientific computation

Ralph Zottola, Ph.D., associate vice president for research computing, has been elected to serve on the Mission Committee for the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation.

CASC is an educational non-profit organization with 86 member institutions representing many of the nation's most forward-thinking universities and computing centers. The Mission Committee is charged with charting the future course of the organization, which is dedicated to advocating the use of the most advanced computing technology to accelerate scientific discovery.

Zottola has also been nominated for election as secretary of the Executive Committee.

"I am pleased that UAB will have a voice in shaping the future of CASC, an organization that includes so many high-powered research universities," said Zottola, who joined the University in June and serves as chief architect for UAB Research Computing, including the state's fastest supercomputer.
Last modified on October 26, 2018