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Dr. Othmane Bouhali
Research Associate Professor & 
Director of Research Comput​ing

Dr. Bouhali received a PhD in Science from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles in 1999. Since 1994, he has participated in the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment program at the Large Hadron Collider Project (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear and Particle Physics (CERN). He was also a member of the fixed target experiment HERMES at the Deutsches Electronen Synchrotron (DESY) and a member of the AMANDA/ICECUBE neutrino telescopes at the South Pole. He has served on many national and international committees. He is a member of the Belgian Grid Computing initiative and supervised the national grid deployment in Morocco. His main areas of interest are:​

  • Particle and radiation detectors (medical and non-medical applications)
  • High performance and scientific computing
  • High energy physics

Faisal Chaudhry
Senior Lead Systems Engineer

Faisal Chaudhry provides support for High Performance Computing (HPC) needs within Research Computing.  He joined TAMUQ in January, 2008.  All operational aspects of keeping the HPC systems running optimally are within his purview (including hardware and software maintenance).   He also provides general consulting on the use of HPC resources and assists users in porting their workloads to the cluster, as well as debugging user applications on the system.  He also delivers training short courses on the Linux operating system as well as the computing environment and workload managers employed on the HPC systems.

Ali Sheharyar
Senior Lead Software Applications Developer

Ali Sheharyar is the scientific visualization analyst. He joined TAMUQ in March, 2007. His job responsibilities include software development of 3D scientific visualization applications, scientific visualization consultation and administration of the IVF (Immersive Visualization Facility). He has more than 7 years of software development experience. His areas of interest include 3D computer graphics, scientific visualization, digital image processing, computer vision, human computer interaction and distributed computing.

Mustafa Arif
Senior Information Technology Consultant

Mustafa supports the computational needs of researchers by providing consultation on scientific and parallel programming.  He joined TAMUQ in April, 2014. His job responsibilities include co-managing the HPC systems with Faisal, providing user training on scientific software, Linux systems support and general consultation for HPC needs.

Abdulrahman Takiddin
Senior Research Associate