Christine Kirkpatrick University of California, San Diego, USA
Christine Kirkpatrick oversees the San Diego Supercomputer Center’s (SDSC) Research Data Services division, which manages infrastructure, networking, and services for research projects of regional and national scope. She is a recognized expert in the implementation of research computing services, with an emphasis on data science workloads, as well as operational cyberinfrastructure (CI) at scale. She founded and hosts the US GO FAIR Office at SDSC, is the executive director of the US National Data Service (NDS), and co-PI and deputy director of the West Big Data Innovation Hub (WBDIH). She co-chairs the All (Big Data) Hub Infrastructure Working Group and is co-PI of the Open Storage Network. She received her master’s degree from the Jacobs School of Engineering at University of California San Diego. She serves on the Technical Advisory Board (TAB) for the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and the external Advisory Boards for the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Hub and EOSC Nordic.