IT Engineer
IT Engineer


Kurt H Maier is an IT engineer in PNNL’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Division and the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) user program. He specializes in high-performance computing systems deployment and operations. In addition he contributions to PNNL and EMSL’s computing capabilities, Maier is involved in development and management of open-source software projects. His technical interests involve distributed computing, operating systems, provisioning and management of clusters, and sustainable development methodologies. 


Research Interest

  • High-performance computing 

  • Operating systems 

  • Distributed compute platforms 

  • Software engineering practices 


  • BS in Science, Middle Tennessee State University, 2009 

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery 

  • Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing 

  • Special Interest Group in Operating Systems 

  • High Performance Computing Systems Professionals 

  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 

  • Supercomputing 

  • Computational Science and Engineering