Kate Kaya

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Kate Kaya is a technical project lead, software development and deployment manager, research applications programmer and end user support for a variety of CyberInfrastructure projects within the San Diego Supercomputer Center’s (SDSC) Advanced CyberInfrastructure Development (ACID) group in its CyberInfrastructure Research, Education and Development (CI-RED) division.

As the technical project lead and chief software architect for the Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA), she oversees CARTA’s information technology infrastructure, including its web portals, software applications, databases, systems and hardware. CARTA’s IT infrastructure supplies a rapidly growing international audience with a variety of scientific data.

As a collaborator with researchers on the NSF funded Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) project, Kate provides management support for its Requirements Analysis & Capability Delivery (RACD) team.  She also develops and manages a web portal for RACD and a deployment of software to periodically test XSEDE’s collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services (Inca).

As part of Conservation lnternational's Tropical Ecology Assessment & Monitoring (TEAM) project, Kate is responsible for the development and maintenance of a web portal for monitoring data that captures long-term trends in tropical biodiversity. She manages TEAM’s hardware, web services, and collection of databases.

Kate also lends her expertise in content management systems to groups across UCSD by providing assistance, technical direction and training.