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David Warne joins QCIF as a QUT eResearch Analyst

David Warne has joined the QCIF team as a QUT-based eResearch Analyst.

He began his new role on Monday, 10 July, and will initially focus on helping QUT researchers to use workflow engines, such as CSIRO Workspace, to seamlessly interface with computing resources at both QUT and QCIF.

David has a background in mathematics and computer science, and worked in QUT’s high performance computing (HPC) group as a research support specialist from 2009–2015. In 2015, he started his PhD in Mathematics. He is currently on a 12-month leave of absence from his research to take up his QCIF role.

David’s HPC experience consists of programming and computational mathematics. “I’ve done lots of parallel computing coding for numerical solvers of PDEs [partial differential equations] etc.”, he said. “My mathematics research is in stochastic modelling and Bayesian inference in mathematical biology (genetic regulatory networks, epidemiology, etc.). A particular focus has been on advanced Monte Carlo methods for inference of rate parameters in probabilistic biochemical reaction network models.”

David joins Jason D’Netto, a fellow former research support specialist in QUT’s HPC group, as a QUT-based QCIF eResearch Analyst. Jason joined QCIF late last year.

QUT researchers in need of technical help, such as with HPC, data storage, or data management, are welcome to contact either David (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Jason (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or the QRIScloud support team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

David Warne
David Warne