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High Performance Computing

RCC Location

The Research Computing Center is located in the first floor of the Computing Center on the University of Houston campus.

HPC Contacts



Manager of the Research Computing Center and the IT - High Performance Computing Group

Keith Crabb Keith@UH.EDU
University of Houston
University Computing Center
Room 122

HPC Staff

Alan Pfeiffer-Traum apt@UH.EDU
University of Houston
University Computing Center
Room 111

Jeff Sarlo JSarlo@UH.EDU
University of Houston
University Computing Center
Room 116


RCC Mission Statement

The University of Houston Research Computing Center (RCC) is a data center facility dedicated to serving researchers who have intensive computational tasks.

The RCC provides individual researchers a safe and secure environment for data and compute resources. By managing the infrastructure and shared resources in an open and transparent manner, the Center also aims to promote opportunities for researchers cooperating in inter- and multi-disciplinary studies.

Through responsible stewardship of the University's facilities and hosted research computing resources, the RCC strives to assist researchers in their advancement of scientific knowledge and promotion of the University of Houston as a premier research university.

UIT HPC Mission & Vision Statement

The University Information Technology High Performance Computing group (UIT-HPC) offers system management services and other technical systems support to customers of the University of Houston Research Computing Center (RCC). The group aims to be the best source of technical advice to customers on questions relating to server platforms, software implementation and general infrastructure in the RCC.

In support of the IT-HPC mission, it is our goal to provide the best possible service; starting with a stable, reliable facility and network, and including expert system administration.

To assist the University of Houston research community who are engaged in inter- and multi-disciplinary collaboration, IT-HPC aims to develop solutions that maximize shared computational resources.

We strive to promote future growth in research and creative activity across all disciplines.