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System Administrator
IBM Research - Australia

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Jeff joined the IBM Research Lab in 2013 to provide support for the IBM Blue Gene/Q at the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI), now known as Melbourne Bioinformatics. He was previously an academic at Monash University and additionally worked as a High Performance Computing Specialist for the Monash e-Research Centre. He also lectured at the Software Technology Department of De La Salle University in Manila prior to moving to Australia in 1999.

Jeff has conducted research broadly in distributed computing as well as information integration. His grants at Monash University include work on authentication systems for computational grids and virtual learning environments. He has published in e-Science, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Journal of Grid Computing and a few  conferences in similar areas. His PhD focused on information integration through metamodels and ontologies, and his Masters thesis was on load balancing for distributed systems.

Jeff currently works with the Infrastructure Systems and Technologies team of IBM Research - Australia, and continues to collaborate with Monash University on network security. He continues to be a member of the program committes for IEEE eScience and IIWAS.