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Shane Canon joined NERSC in 2000 to serve as a system administrator for the PDSF cluster. While working with PDSF he gained experience in cluster administration, batch systems, parallel file systems and the Linux kernel. In 2005, Shane left LBNL to take a position as Group Leader at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. One of the more significant accomplishments while at ORNL was architecting the 10 petabyte Spider File System. In 2008, Shane returned to NERSC to lead the Data Systems Group. More recently Shane has focused on enabling data intensive applications on HPC platforms and engaging with bioinformatics applications. Shane joined the Data & Analytics Services group in 2016 to focus on these topics. Shane is involved in a number of projects outside of NERSC. He is the Production Lead on the KBase project which is developing a platform to enable predictive biology. Shane has a Ph.D in Physics from Duke University and B.S. in Physics from Auburn University.
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