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Scott Callaghan

Southern California Earthquake Center
University of Southern California
Computer Scientist

Expertise: High Performance and Scientific Computing
About Me Publications
Scott Callaghan is a computer scientist at the Southern California Earthquake Center. He is the lead developer on the CyberShake project, a large-scale high performance computing application which performs physics-based probabilistic hazard analysis for California, producing seismograms and ground motion estimates used by the SCEC and engineering communities. He also works with scientific workflows in high performance and high throughput environments. Additionally, he has an interest in education, outreach, and mentoring to prepare the next generation of high performance computing professionals.

Scott has worked in the high performance computing field for over 10 years. He has been a member of the SCEC community since becoming a UseIT undergraduate intern in 2003. He obtained his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California in 2004, and his M.S. in Computer Science (High Performance Computing) from the University of Southern California in 2007.

SCEC Participation

Current Roles

SCEC Staff (2008 - Present)

Past Roles

SCEC Mentor (2020)
SCEC Research Collaborator (2005 - 2007)
SCEC Intern (2004)