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Mission Statement

To leverage the aggregate national cyberinfrastructure in XSEDE SP's, campuses, and regional partnerships in order to maximize support for research initiatives.

Goals, Metrics & KPIs


Total number of systems using one or more CRI toolkits150Advance

Area metricsTarget
Total number of systems that use one or more CRI provided toolkits700 by the end of RY2
User satisfaction with CRI services4 out of 5
Number of repository subscribers to CRI cluster and laptop tools150/yr
Aggregate number of TeraFLOPS of cluster systems using CRI toolkits

Additional 200/ year

1000/length of project

Number of partnership interactions between CRI and SP's, national CI organizations, and campus CI providers12/year
Toolkit updates4/yr
New toolkits released2/yr

Metrics Tracking Page

LOCs supporting winning awards

XCRI Cluster Deployments

SP software - presentations and recordings

Centos migration plans for XSEDE resources/sites

Team Members

Indiana University
Rich KnepperCornell UniversityL3 Manager

Winona Snapp-ChildsIndiana UniversityCOO, Pervasive Technology
Steve BirdIndiana UniversityCampus Engineering &
Eric Coulter
Georgia University of TechnologyCampus Engineering & Outreach & Toolkit Development

Resa Alvord ReynoldsCornell UniversityToolkit packaging

Victor Hazlewood
Tabitha SamuelUniversity of TennesseeSP Coordination
Rick McMullin
Peter Vaillancourt
Cornell University
Campus Engineering
Suresh MarruIndiana UniversityResearch  Software Engineer

Dimuthu Upeksha WannipurageIndiana UniversityResearch  Software
Chris MartinIndiana University

Cloud Systems Engineer
Marlon PierceIndiana UniversityInterested
Robert QuickIndiana UniversityInterested
Jeremy FishcherIndiana UniversityInterested Party


Communication & Meetings

CRI meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 11am EST.  

Meeting Coordinates

XCRI Biweekly Meeting Agendas


SP Software Monthly Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Monthly Service Provider software calls are on the first Monday of the month at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central/1pm Pacific unless it falls on a holiday or during the week of PEARC.  If a conflict the meeting is usually moved to the following Monday. 

Meeting Coordinates 

New Staff Orientation



XCRI Toolkit Tracking

XCRI Process for new software toolkits

XCRI Capability Deployment Plans

XCRI Site Visits and Outreach Appearances

XCRI Letters of Support for Campus CI activities

Language for XCRI Collaborations (letters of collab signed by PI Towns)

XCRI New Use Case Drafts

XCRI Software Requests

SP Coordination 

Victor Hazlewood Tabitha Samuel at University of Tennessee is XSEDE SP Coordinator (and Deputy Director of Operations).


  • Attend SP-Forum meetings to convey information and coordinate
  • Attend LEvel3Level3-SP meetings to convey information and coordinate
  • Lead SP-Software meetings for communication and coordination with SPs regarding XSEDE software stack
  • Communicate and coordinate deployment of XSEDE software stack to SPs including preparing deployment plans, maintaining XSEDE production software repository and coordination of this software with SPs and XSEDE RACD staff
  • Maintain an XSEDE Federation membership list
  • Get SPs to enter information in XSEDE RDR and XSEDE information services
  • Perform onboarding and offboarding of SPs as part of XSEDE Federation at all Service Provider levels 1-3
  • Perform annual checklists of SPs
  • Provide a conduit to XSEDE for SPs to convey requirements and needs in Cyberinfrastructure


The annual SP checklist review information is available at the SP Integration Status page on the Research Software Portal provided by XSEDE.

For XSEDE2 Program Year 4 there are six new Service Provider resources that will be allocated(PY9) there are eight NSF awardees that have stated an intent to join XSEDE as an allocated Service Provider which are the first 8 in the list below.  For the last three in the table below, there NSF awards start 10/1/2020 and their NSF awards start in XSEDE2 Program Year 5 (PY10) .  The current list is of SP resources with a stated intent to integrate into XSEDE as an allocated resource are in the below table:

Service Provider ResourceOrganizationLinkPrincipal InvestigatorNSF Award: Award Start DateExpected Target Production Date
Bridges-2PSCBridges-2 press releaseNick Nystrom1928147
Summer 2020
: 10/1/2019October 1, 2020 (on track!)
ExpanseSDSCExpanse press releaseMike Norman1928224
Summer 2020
: 10/1/2019October 1, 2020 (on track!)
OokamiSUNY at Stony BrookOokami press releaseRobert Harrison1927880
Summer 2020++
: 10/22/2019

Startups as soon as practicable
Full allocations October 1, 2022

Open Storage Network



UNC-CH, Illinois, JHU

John Goodhue,

Mike Norman,

Stanley Ahalt,

James Glasgow,

Alex Szalay

1747507: 6/15/2018





Summer 2020

Target: TBD
DARWIN (MRI)U Delaware
Rudi Eigenmann1919839
: 10/1/2019Target January 2021
DISCO (MRI)Johns Hopkins UnivDISCO
News Item
grant informationDennice Gayme1920103: 10/1/2019Target July 2021
Neocortex (Cat II)CMU (PSC)
Paola Buitrago2005597: 6/1/2020TBD; Kickoff mtg to be scheduled
Voyager (Cat II)UCSD (SDSC)
Amitava Majumdar2005369: 6/1/2020TBD; Kickoff mtg to be scheduled
Anvil (Category I)Purdue
Carol Song2005632: 10/1/2020

Kickoff mtg: 7/2/2020
Target 10/1/2021

Jetstream 2 (Category I)Indiana
David Hancock2005506: 10/1/2020TBD; Kickoff mtg to be scheduled
Delta (Category I)Illinois (NCSA)
William Gropp2005572: 10/1/2020TBD; Kickoff mtg to be scheduled
Honggao Liu2019129: 9/1/2020Kickoff mtg: Met 9/16/20.
Target: 4/1/2021
Cancer Computer Resource

Cancer Computer

Computing for Cure

Roy ChartierNot an NSF awardXFed letter expect Sept 2020
KyRICU Kentucky
James Griffioen
Vikram Gazula (tech lead)
1626364: 8/1/2016Met 9/2/2020
Target 4/1/2021

(Other info on the XSEDE SP Coordinations MS Teams page)

Informal polling of items in discussion by XSEDE