HPC MSU
Name:William B. Breckenridge, III (Trey)
Associated Centers:High Performance Computing Collaboratory
Geosystems Research Institute
Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems
Center for Computational Sciences
Northern Gulf Institute
Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology
Center for Cyber Innovation
Position:HPC² Director of High Performance Computing
Email: trey@hpc.msstate.edu
Office:High Performance Computing Building, A123
Office Phone:(662) 325-4024
Address:Box 9627
Mississippi State, MS 39759

Biography:Trey Breckenridge is the Director of High Performance Computing at the Mississippi State University High Performance Computing Collaboratory (HPC2), where he is responsible for the oversight of computing, data storage, data communications, and general operations. He has over 25 years of professional experience in high performance computing and computer support.

Mr. Breckenridge is a member of the IEEE Computer Society, the Association for Computing Machinery, and InfraGard. He serves on the IEEE/ACM Supercomputing Conference executive committee, is MSU\'s representative for the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC), is the MSU Campus Champion for the NSF XSEDE program, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Cray User\'s Group.

Mr. Breckenridge is also MSU\'s appointee to the Starkville Municipal Airport Board, where he serves as president. He is a former commander of the Civil Air Patrolís (USAF Auxiliary) Golden Triangle Composite Squadron and currently holds the Director of Flight Operations and Director of Information Technology positions for the Mississippi Wing. He is a licensed pilot with over 500 hours of PIC time in support of CAP missions. Mr. Breckenridge is also the Honorary Commander of the USAFís 14th Communications Squadron, based at Columbus Air Force Base.

Hobbies:Trey\'s hobbies include aviation, hunting, and golf. He is also an active member of the Starkville Rotary Club.

Publications: Sukhija, N., Novotny, M.A., Breckenridge, W. B., III, & Smith, R. L. (2015). Integrating Adiabatic Quantum Computing and XSEDE to Enhance the Current State-of-the-art Discovery Environment. XSEDE15, Conference of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment. St. Louis, MO. [Document Site]

Sukhija, N., Smith, R. L., & Breckenridge, W. B., III (2014). Impact of Hybrid Warm Water Direct Cooling Solution on Energy Efficiency of a Data Center. ACM. XSEDE14, Conference of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment. July 13 - 18, 2014, Atlanta.

Michael, S., Simms, S., Breckenridge, W. B., III, Smith, R. L., & Link, M. (2010). A Compelling Case for a Centralized Filesystem on the TeraGrid. TeraGrid 2010. Pittsburgh, PA. [Abstract]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Koger, T., & Breckenridge, W. B., III (2005). A Personal Observation of Hurricane Katrina: A Review and Some Comments. HPC. Starkville, MS.

Total Publications by this Author: 4