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  • On the Job: Michael Showerman

    Michael Showerman, a computer systems administrator for the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, has a job description that takes into account his penchant for finding ways to apply computer systems to scientific research. He started working at NCSA as a student in 1995 and "never left," he said. He currently works on the Blue Waters supercomputer.  Click photo to enlarge

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    Michael Showerman, a computer systems administrator for the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, has a job description that takes into account his penchant for finding ways to apply computer systems to scientific research. He started working at NCSA as a student in 1995 and "never left," he said. He currently works on the Blue Waters supercomputer. 

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