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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 for Research Engagements and Initiatives. He is responsible for driving innovation in future HPC and data-driven science with NCI major stakeholders in prioritised strategic activities, including NCI’s partners, research communities, and national and international collaborators.

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