Baskin School of Engineering: Specialized / Discipline Specific: Research Cluster Support

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This service is offered by Local IT Staff (LITS) to all campus units.

What is it?

The BSOE helps maintain the Hummingbird Cluster (formerly called the Campus Rocks Cluster), which is available to all UCSC faculty and students.

How much does it cost?

This service is provided free of charge.

How do I get help?

Send e-mail to

How is it supported?

This service is supported by Local IT Staff (LITS) in each of the academic divisions.

Who supports it?

NameTitlePhone NumberOffice LocationOffice Hours
Ted BuchwaldCentOS Support
Backups Support
Heidi SittonBSOE Ubuntu Support
BSOE VMWare Support
Baskin Engineering, Room 309B
Eric ShellSenior Systems Engineer
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Hart HancockResearch Computing Director, Division of the Sciences & UC Observatories


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