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Oklahoma State University
High Performance Computing Center

A unit in the Division of the Vice President for Research

Dana Brunson

     Director, OSU High Performance Computing Center
     Assistant Vice President for Research Cyberinfrastructure
     Adjunct Associate Professor, Mathematics Department
     Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science Department
     106 Math Sciences, Oklahoma State University


B.S. | Mathematics | Oklahoma State University | 1993
M.S. | Mathematics | Oklahoma State University | 1995
Ph.D. | Mathematics | University of Texas at Austin | 2005 


Dana Brunson is Assistant Vice President for Research Cyberinfrastructure, Director of the Oklahoma State University High Performance Computing Center (OSUHPCC), Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and in the Department of Computer Science, and co-leads the OneOklahoma Cyberinfrastructure Initiative (OneOCII).

She earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin in 2005 and her M.S. and B.S. in Mathematics from OSU. She is PI on OSU's 2011 and 2015 National Science Foundation(NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grants for High Performance Compute clusters for multidisciplinary computational and data-intensive research. She is also co-PI on Oklahoma's NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure - Network Infrastructure and Engineering CC-NIE grant, "OneOklahoma Friction Free Network" (OFFN), a collaboration among OSU, OU, Langston University and the Tandy Supercomputing Center of the Oklahoma Innovation Institute.

She and her counterpart at University of Oklahoma, Henry Neeman been appointed joint co-leads of the XSEDE Campus Engagement program, which includes the Campus Champions. Dr. Brunson also serves on Internet2’s External Advisory Group on Researcher Engagement and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center’s Bridges external advisory board.  She also collaborates with the Clemson-led Campus Research Computing Infrastructures Consortium.