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Governance Committee
Governance Committee

Overview: Research Computing Governance Committee, RCGC

The Research Computing Guidance Committee (RCGC) is a cross-departmental group of researchers and IT professionals at the University of Arizona with oversight of central research computing resources. It is sponsored by the Vice President of Research, the Chief Information Officer, the Dean of Libraries, and the Senior Vice President of Health Sciences.

The RCGC is comprised of six subcommittees which meet monthly to advance their areas. The leadership meets quarterly with the sponsors and the full committee meets annually with the sponsors.

RCGC Charge

Original Charge

The charge to the committee is to design and implement the policies and procedures; the oversight of the operations; and promotion and recommendations for new centrally funded and administered research computing resources. The policies and procedures will be monitored and updated by this steering committee and related task forces created by this committee. The resources will be administered, maintained, and supported by UITS Research Computing, Systems, and Operations.

2013 Update

Charge updated to include HPC 2015 next generation UA HPC/HTC/Storage; Data Management and Curation; HPC/HTC/Storage; Research Network on and off campus; Research Data Center Policies and Co-Location Policies/Procedures; HPC Policies; Big Data as a major new sub-area of research with new resource, support, and services to be defined (and funded).

RCGC Sponsors, Subcommittees, and Membership

RCGC Sponsors

Senior VPR Kimberly Espy
CIO Michele Norin
SVP Health Sciences Joe "Skip" Garcia
Dean of Libraries Karen Williams

RCGC Chair

Joellen Russell, Associate Professor, Geosciences

RCGC Subcommittees

HPC 2015 (Chair: Mike Bruck)
Big Data (Chair: Paulo Goes)
Data Management and Curation (Chair: Chris Kollen)
HPC Policies (Chair: Susan Miller)
Research Data Center Policies and Co-Location (Chair: Nirav Merchant)
Network (Chair: Dragana Vasic)

RCGC Membership

 

LAST

FIRST

COLLEGE

DEPARTMENT

Bambauer

Jane

Law

Law

Barker

Michael

Science

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Bowles

Kathleen

CIO

Univ Information Technology Services

Bruck

Michael

CIO

Univ Information Technology Services

Childers

Hank

CIO

Enterprise Information and Analytics

Enfield

Leo

Engineering

Engineering

Frumkin

Jeremy

Library

Library

Goes

Paulo

Eller

Management Information Systems

Heidorn

Bryan

SBS

Information and Library Sciences

Hurwitz

Bonnie

AHSC Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Kollen

Chris

Library

Library

Lussier

Yves

AHSC Medicine

Bio5 Informatics

Martin

Diego

AHSC Medicine

AZCC Medical Imaging

Masseth

Derek

CIO

Univ Information Technology Services

Mcallister

Kenneth

Humanities

English

Merchant

Nirav

VPR

Arizona Research Labs

Miller

Susan

VPR

Arizona Research Labs

Moore

David

Ag & Life Sciences

Natural Resources

Oren

Eyal

AHSC Public Health

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Orr

Barron

Ag & Life Sciences

Natural Resources &  Environment

Pandey

Ritu

AHSC Medicine

AZCC Biomedical Informatics

Peterson

Larry

Science

Computer Science

Pinto

Philip

Science

Astronomy

Russell

Joellen

Science

Geoscience

Saner

Don

AHSC Health Sciences

Medicine

Showman

Adam

Science

Planetary Sciences

Shuffitt

Jason

AHSC Nursing

Nursing

Utzinger

Urs

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Vasic

Dragana 

CIO

Univ Information Technology Services

Wissinger

John

Optical Sciences

Optical Sciences