Background

Bill is a User Support Specialist within the User Assistance and Outreach Group. He graduated from Mississippi State University in 2000 with a degree in Computer Science. Prior to coming to ORNL in 2005, he worked at the ERDC MSRC in Vicksburg, MS. Altogether, he has over 17 years’ experience in providing support to users of some of the world’s most powerful computers.

In addition to his user support role, Bill is active in center outreach providing briefings/tours to OLCF visitors. Additionally, he was part of the team that designed the Science Trailer for the Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate, and often attends events at which the trailer is present to brief visitors on the OLCF.

Outside of work, Bill is a member of the Civil Air Patrol and is an amateur radio operator, holding an Amateur Extra Class license.

Education

2000
Mississippi State University
Computer Science
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Awards

2015 — UT-Battelle Awards Night Community Outreach Award

Highlights