Katie is the Division Deputy and Data Department Head at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Katie is also the Project Director of the NERSC-9 system, NERSC’s next generation system arriving in 2020 that will support large scale simulation and data workloads. She lead the NERSC-8 Cori system project as well. Katie is PI on ab ASCR Research Project, “Science Search: Automated MetaData Using Machine Learning” and is interested in how experimental science facilities can leverage HPC. Before coming to NERSC, Katie worked at the ASC Flash Center at the University of Chicago supporting the FLASH code, a highly scalable, parallel, adaptive mesh refinement astrophysics application. She has an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Chicago and a bachelors in Physics from Wellesley College.