Mariann Hardey

Director of Research

Mariann Hardey is a Digital Culture, Technology, and Business Professor at the Durham University Business School. She is also a member of Advanced Research Computing (ARC) at the University of Durham, where her role promotes inclusiveness and participation in computing. Mariann advocates for self-improvement in education, focusing on representation among business leaders and technology practitioners.…

Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh

WHPC Director of Chapters and Affiliates

Dr. Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh joined NVIDIA in January 2020, helping bring GPU and HPC to the growing user community in Europe and worldwide. She leads the hackathons and boot camps in the EMEA region. She is a community builder passionate about open-source software and is actively involved in the HPC and RSE communities. As a…

Misbah Mubarak

Dr. Misbah Mubarak is a software engineer at Amazon Web Services. She received her Ph.D. and master’s degrees in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2015 and 2011, respectively. She also has experience working at Argonne National Laboratory, CERN, Switzerland, and Teradata Corporation. She was the recipient of a U.S. Fulbright scholarship and an…

Nandhana Sakthivel

WHPC Blog Editor | University of Trieste, SISSA, ICTP and University of Udine

Nandhana Sakthivel is currently a Master’s student of Data Science and Scientific Computing with Computational Science and Engineering as her curriculum and Quantum computing as her specialisation at University of Trieste, SISSA, ICTP and University of Udine, Italy. Before joining here, she worked as a Software Development Engineer at ZoomRx Healthcare Pvt.Ltd, India with her…

Cristin Merritt

WHPC Business Development | Alces Flight Limited

Cristin Merritt serves as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Alces Flight.  With over 20 years of experience in enterprise technology, and over 7 in HPC, Cristin’s skills are focused on understanding technology market trends, specifically in finding the intersection between hardware, software, and people, in order to bring about successful supercomputing solutions. At Alces Flight,…