Fernando Posada is an HPC Engineer in the Systems Acceptance and User Environment group. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. During his doctoral studies, Fernando developed an interest in High-Performance Computing and completed a Master’s degree in the same field from the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in collaboration with the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).
Since then, he has been involved in various HPC projects, working on designing, deploying, managing, and providing support to users in different HPC resources. Before joining ORNL, Fernando worked for six years at Temple University, where he supported and promoted research on on-premises HPC resources and national supercomputing centers through XSEDE.