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Brian Werts

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Research Solutions Engineer

Brian started here at Purdue in 2015 as a student system administrator who worked primarily on repairing server and datacenter hardware. During this time Brian also helped train and mentor new students while also helping enhance and raise awareness of the overall student program.

In 2020 Brian moved into a full-time position where he worked as the lead engineer on designing and implementing Research Computing’s Geddes Composable cloud platform and a HIPAA aligned Hadoop cluster for researchers that leverages kubernetes to help facilitate reproducibility and scalability of data science workflows.



  • Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2019, Rise of the Machines (learning), (July 28 - August 01, 2019) Chicago, IL. - Best Student Paper Award in "Facilitation of Advanced Research Computing" track.