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The Women in HPC (WHPC) program, part of an RCAC broader engagement initiative, is a group of Purdue University undergraduate, graduate, staff, and faculty men and women interested in exposing women to High Performance Computing (HPC) and encouraging their pursuit of research and careers in HPC and technology fields.

Our Objectives

  • Promote awareness of women in HPC within the Purdue University community.
  • Provide a supportive community for women to develop their interests in HPC.
  • Share opportunities and resources for scholarships, awards, and personal development.
  • Promote participation and networking opportunities at major conferences in the field.
Women in HPC


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Laura Theademan

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Amanda Hassenplug

Senior Research Operations Administrator

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Amanda Warren-Glowe

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Betsy Hillery

HPC Engineering

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Katy Gunderson

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Nannan Shan

Senior Computational Scientist

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Ruyi Li

Research Computing Coordinator

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Sarah Rodenbeck

Lead Research Data Scientist

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Suzanna Gardner

Research Operations Administrator, Outreach

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Tsai-Wei Wu

Senior Computational Scientist

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