Laurie Stephey is a Scientific Data Architect in the Data Analytics and Services group. Previously she was a postdoctoral fellow in the NERSC NESAP for Data program. She helps provide and support Python for over 3000 users. She serves as a project liaison for several NERSC fusion energy collaboration teams. She is also interested in containers, scientific workflows, and NERSC center data analysis, and is involved in the design of the future NERSC system N10.

Laurie earned her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017 studying edge physics in the HSX and W7-X stellarators. In 2009, she earned her B.A. in Physics from Rollins College in Orlando, Florida.