Patrick’s research interests include the design and development of system software and services for the management of experimental, observational, and simulation data in support of collaborative large-scale computational science.

Patrick holds an appointment as Research Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of New Mexico. He has held previous positions at Sandia National Laboratories and Emory University, and prior to his graduate studies was a professional software developer for several companies which no longer exist. He is a Senior Member of both ACM and IEEE.


Georgia Institute of Technology
Computer Science
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
University of Virginia
Computer Science
Master of Science (M.S.)
James Madison University
Computer Science
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

R&D Activities Contributions

Constellation DOI Framework and Portal - Constellation is a digital object identifier (DOI) based science network for supercomputing data. Constellation makes it possible for OLCF researchers to obtain DOIs for large…

Staff Activities

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ABET/CSAB Commissioner

Commissioner for ABET/CSAB Computing Accreditation Commission


ABET/CSAB Program Evaluator

Academic program accreditation evaluations on behalf of CSAB for ABET