National Computational Infrastructure

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Staff Profiles


Professor Sean Smith

Sean Smith commenced as Director of the NCI in January 2018 and is conjointly Professor of computational nanomaterials science and technology at the ANU. He has extensive theoretical and computational research experience in chemistry, nanomaterials and nano-bio science and technology.

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Allan Williams
Associate Director
Services & Technology

Allan Williams has been the Associate Director responsible for Services and Technology at the National Computational Infrastructure since 2013.  In this current role, he is responsible for the delivery of both high-quality and innovative integrated research infrastructure services supporting Australia’s leading researchers.

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Dr Ben Evans
Associate Director
Research Engagement & Initiatives

Dr Ben Evans is NCI’s Associate Director in Research Engagements and Initiatives. Ben has a PhD in Mathematical Physics from the ANU, studying the mathematical structure of large-scale space-time.  He held the position of Head of the ANU Supercomputer Facility, which managed the precursor to the NCI peak centre.

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