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

Metrics

Target

Subgoal

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

KPI

Target

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

Team Members

Name

Institution

Position

Email

Ken HackworthPittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)Managerhackworth@psc.edu
Burt CubbisonPittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)Account mgmt staffcubbison@psc.edu
Stephen DeemsPittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)Account mgmt staffdeems@psc.edu
Vivian BentonPittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)Account mgmt staffbenton@psc.edu
Michelle DevlinPittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)Account mgmt staffmdevlin@psc.edu
Brandon PusateriPittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)Account mgmt staffbrandonp@psc.edu

Communication & Meetings

Upcoming XRAC Meetings and Locations

Date when XRAC docs needed from SPAllocation request periodXRAC Meeting dateLocationAllocation award dates
15-Sep-21Sep 15, 2021 - Oct 15, 20216-Dec-21RemoteJan 1, 2022 – Dec 31, 2022
15-Dec-21Dec 15, 2021 - January 15, 20227-Mar-22TBAApr 1, 2022 – Mar 31, 2023
15-Mar-22Mar 15, 2022 - Apr 15, 20226-Jun-22TBAJul 1, 2022 – Jun 30, 2023
15-Jun-22Jun 15, 2022 - Jul 15, 202222-Aug-22TBAOct 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2023

XSEDE SP Allocation Meeting Updates 

October 2021

November 2021


Notes - Please Reach Out for Access (Brandonp@psc.edu)

Name of Notes

Link

XRAS Dashboardhttps://docs.google.com/document/d/17hQVQGfjfIFx3RJcj7LB-M_xJSgjmNQe/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=105040068193456400290&rtpof=true&sd=true