Mission Statement

Allocations enable the national open science community to easily gain access to XSEDE’s advanced digital resources, allowing them to achieve their research and education goals. 

Goals, Metrics & KPIs

Metrics

MetricsTargetSubgoal
Mean rating of user satisfaction with allocations process (1-5 point Likert scale)4 of 5Sustain - Provide excellent user support 
Average time to process Startup requests14 calendar days or less / qtrSustain - Provide excellent user support 
Percentage of XRAC-recommended SUs allocated100%Sustain - Provide reliable, efficient, and secure infrastructure
Percentage of Research requests successful (not rejected)85% / qtrSustain - Provide excellent user support

KPIs

KPITarget
Mean rating of user satisfaction with allocations process (1-5 point Likert scale)4 of 5

Team Members

NameInstitutionPosition

Email

Ken HackworthPittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)Managerhackworth@psc.edu
Burt Cubbison

PSC

Account mgmt staffcubbison@psc.edu
Stephen DeemsPSC Account mgmt staff deems@psc.edu

Vivian Benton

PSCAccount mgmt staff

benton@psc.edu

Michelle DevlinPSCAccount mgmt staff

mdevlin@psc.edu

 

Communication & Meetings

Upcoming XRAC Meetings and Locations

Date when XRAC docs needed from SPAllocation request periodXRAC Meeting dateLocationAllocation award dates
15-Jun-21June 15, 2021 - July 15, 202130-Augr-21RemoteOct 1, 2021 – Sep 30, 2022
15-Sep-21Sep 15, 2021 - Oct 15, 20216-Dec-21Tempe, AZJan 1, 2022 – Dec 31, 2022
15-Dec-21Dec 15, 2021 - January 15, 20226-Mar-22TBA

Apr 1, 2022 – Mar 31, 2023

15-Mar-22Mar 15, 2022 - Apr 15, 20226-Jun-22TBA

Jul 1, 2022 – Jun 30, 2023

15-Jun-22Jun 15, 2022 - Jul 15, 202222-Aug-22TBAOct 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2023