Background

Ryan Prout is an HPC Engineer in the Operations – User Assistance group. Ryan engages with many diverse projects, helping them get the maximum science out of HPC resources.

Ryan is also the OLCF’s site coordinator for the Exascale Computing Project’s Continuous Integration (ECP CI) effort. This project develops and facilitates CI infrastructure, for scientific software testing and integration, on HPC resources.

Additionally, Ryan is the HPC Project Manager for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility in NCCS. In this role he engages with ARM to help design and build their HPC platform, to optimally facilitate their data processing and modeling workloads.

In general, Ryan has a high interest in all HPC application domains and enjoys the diverse engagement with various projects.

R&D Activities Contributions

CADES – Compute and Data Environment for Science - CADES is an ORNL facility to support R&D staff’s scalable computing and data analytics needs—making a research computing toolkit available to every research scientist. CADES…

ALICE: A Large Ion Collider Experiment @ CERN - [From the ALICE website: http://aliceinfo.cern.ch/Public/Welcome.html] ALICE is the acronym for A Large Ion Collider Experiment, one of the largest experiments in the world devoted to…

DataFed – A Federated Scientific Data Management System - DataFed is a federated, big-data storage, collaboration, and full-life-cycle management system for computational science and/or data analytics within distributed high-performance computing (HPC) and/or cloud-computing environments.…

Awards

2020 — UT-Battelle Awards Night - "Continuous Improvement"

2018 — NNSA DOE-VA Partnership Support for HPC

Publications

2016
Venkat R. Dasari, Ronald J. Sadlier, Ryan Prout, Brian P. Williams, Travis S. Humble(2016). “ Programmable Multi-Node Quantum Network Design and Simulation”.

Highlights