Board of Directors Bio

Sharon Broude Geva, University of Michigan

Sharon Broude Geva is Director of Advanced Research Computing (ARC) at the University of Michigan (U-M). ARC is a unit of the U-M Office of Research created to inspire and support the growing range of research across disciplines that requires advanced computing capabilities. ARC enables computational research at the university through support of programmatic initiatives, multidisciplinary collaboration, instruction, and research computing resources and services. ARC services include a 19,000 core, 300+ Tflop/s shared HPC cluster; a network of training, consultation, and support for the research community provided collaboratively by ARC and U-M’s largest schools and colleges; and support for three affiliated programmatic institutes: the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering (MICDE), the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS), and the Center for Statistical Consulting and Research (CSCAR).

Sharon serves as Secretary of the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC), co-chairs the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) IT Research Computing Group, and is U-M representative for the Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation (GLCPC), as well as other U-M and external committees and task forces.

She received her PhD in Computational Physical Chemistry and her BSc in Computer Science and in Chemistry from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Utah.