Dr. Joanna LengResearch Computing Consultant, University of Leeds
Joanna Leng has worked in HPC for over 20 years. She has helped to deliver UK academic HPC services varying from a national flagship services, to regional services, to local ones. Her work has often involved research and she has moved between HPC services and academic research departments; she has edited a book and published a range of papers. She has a MSc and PhD in computational science focused on visualization. Her special interests include encouraging new research areas to adopt HPC, encouraging the more intelligent use of visualization, improving innovation by encouraging cross-disciplinary collaboration and the communication of science to the public. She is one of the key organisers of an annual Science, Arts and Maker Festival.