The Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium is a collaboration among academic and research institutions located throughout the intermountain states. Our mission is to facilitate widespread effective use of high performance computing by:

  • Educating graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, researchers, and industry partners on the use of computational science and high performance computing.
  • Coordinating multi-institutional efforts to advance research, practice, and education in computational science in order to address important regional problems.
  • Bringing together a broad range of researchers, faculty, and industry partners with a depth of experience and expertise not available at any single institution and facilitate their collaboration in multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional teams.

2021-2022 RMACC Board of Directors:

Chair: Shelley Knuth, University of Colorado Boulder
Vice-Chair: Gil Speyer, Arizona State University
Executive Director: Becky Yeager, University of Colorado Boulder

Board Members:
Torey Battelle, Colorado School of Mines
Diana Dugas, New Mexico State University
Ben Nickell, Idaho National Lab


The current member institutions include:

Full Members:

Arizona State University- Representative: Gil Speyer
Colorado Department of Public Health/APCD- Representative: Arthur Mizzi
Colorado School of Mines- Representative: Torey Battelle
Colorado State University – Representative: Anura Jayasumana
Idaho National Lab- Representative: Eric Whiting
The National Center for Atmospheric Research- Representative: Dave Hart
New Mexico State University- Representative: Diana Dugas
New Mexico Tech- Representative: Joel Sharbrough
NREL – The National Renewable Energy Lab- Representative: Chris Chang
United States Geological Survey (USGS)- Representative: Jeff Falgout
University of Colorado Boulder- Representative: Shelley Knuth
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs- Representative: Qing Yi
University of Colorado Denver, Downtown- Representative: Joe Malingowski
University of Nevada, Las Vegas- Representative: Joe Lombardo
University of New Mexico- Representative: Patrick Bridges
University of Utah- Representative: Thomas Cheatham
University of Wyoming- Representative: Dylan Perkins
Washington State University- Representative: Rohit Dhariwal

Affiliate Members:

Boise State University- Representative: Kelly Byrne
Brigham Young University- Representative: Ryan Cox
Colorado Mesa University- Representative: Jared Schiffbauer
Colorado State University- Pueblo- Representative: Chris Milliken
Denver University- Representative: Brent Goebel
Idaho State University- Representative: Shannon Kobs
Montana State University- Representative: Sean Cleveland
National Jewish Health- Representative: Tengyao Song
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration- Representative: Forrest Hobbs
Regis University- Representative: Geena Kim
University of Arizona- Representative: Jeremy Frumkin
University of Colorado Denver Anschutz- Representative: Bob Schell
University of Montana- Representative: Zach Rossmiller
University of Northern Colorado- Representative: Wade Bumgarner
Western Colorado University- Representative: Forest Mannan