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Sam Weekly

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Associate Research Solutions Engineer

Prior to joining the RCAC Engineering team in 2021, Sam worked as a student employee with RCAC and the ITIS Platform Systems teams at Purdue assisting with the maintenance and upkeep of HPC and virtualized compute environments. His recent work has been focused around Kubernetes and distributed storage systems as RCAC builds out Geddes, a composable container platform, providing an on-site flexible container environment for researchers to utilize.


  • B.S., Cloud and Systems Administration, Western Governors University - WGU Indiana (expected 2024).


  • Enabling Research and Education through the Geddes Composable Platform Gough, Erik, Weekly, Sam, Werts, Brian, & Smith, Preston. (2021, November 14). HPCSYSPROS21 (SC21), St. Louis, MO. (doi: 10.5281/zenodo.5796289)

  • HPC Bursting with Azure Poster at eScience2021

Selected Publications

  • Defining Performance of Scientific Application Workloads on the AMD Milan Platform. Tsai-Wei Wu, Stephen Lien Harrell, Geoffrey Lentner, Alex Younts, Sam Weekly, Zoey Mertes, Amiya Maji, Preston Smith, and Xiao Zhu. In Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing, PEARC ’21, New York, NY, USA, 2021. Association for Computing Machinery. (doi: 10.1145/3437359.3465596)

Other Activities

  • Internet2 CLASS: Cloud Learning and Skills Sessions Advanced Cohort 2 Participant