Ph.D. Computational Chemistry, Queen’s University
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Ross joined ACENET in 2007 as a Research Consultant. He administers ACENET's Grid Engine scheduling policies. He has written usage-reporting scripts and user-facing convenience scripts. He helped specify and deploy ACENET's first Hadoop environment. Ross's primary responsibility is for education, outreach, and support. He has worked with users across a wide range of disciplines including chemistry, physics, biology, oceanography, neuroscience, engineering, philosophy and management studies. After doctoral and postdoctoral studies in computational chemistry, Ross worked in software development for Hypercube Inc., makers of HyperChem for Windows, and for Molecular Mining Corporation where he helped specify some of the earliest software for analyzing high-throughput gene expression data.