Dr. Tommy Minyard is a Co-PI on the Frontera project and will oversee deployment and operation of the system, as he has done for the Stampede2, Stampede, and Ranger systems prior. Tommy joined TACC in November, 2003 as a research associate in the High Performance Computing group and is now Director of Advanced Computing Systems. He is responsible for organizing and coordinating activities within the ACS group to operate and maintain the production systems and infrastructure at TACC. Before coming to TACC, Dr. Minyard worked for CD-adapco as a software development specialist for three years. Tommy holds a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from UT Austin.