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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 level 1 systems incorporating tools from the XSEDE Community Software RepositoryAll SP systems
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

Team Members

Rich KnepperCornell UniversityL3 Manager

Barbara HallockIndiana UniversityOutreach & Campus Engineering

Eric CoulterIndiana UniversityCampus Engineering & Outreach & Toolkit Development

Resa AlvordCornell UniversityToolkit packaging

Victor HazlewoodUniversity of TennesseeSP


Communication & Meetings

Meeting on First and Third Thursdays:

First and Third Tuesdays of each month at 11AM EST

Zoom with us at by phone: 408-638-0968 conference code: 168-677-251


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.  The meeting coordinates are:

Dial in: 888-983-3631
Conference ID: 5899594
NCSA Lync meeting service (


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

XCRI New Use Case Drafts

XCRI Software Requests

SP Coordination 

performed by Victor Hazlewood the XSEDE SP Coordinator


  • Attend SP-Forum meetings to convey information and coordinate
  • Attend LEvel3-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