Glenn Bresnahan


Glenn Bresnahan is the Director of Scientific Computing and Visualization (SCV) within Boston University’s Information Services and Technology. SCV, founded by Bresnahan in 1989, supports research computing University wide. Previous positions held by Bresnahan include the Director of Distributed Systems and the Director of Computer Graphics. As an adjunct assistant professor, he taught graduate and undergraduate courses in mathematics, computer science, engineering and graphic design. Bresnahan’s research interests include scientific visualization, high-performance parallel and distributed computing, advanced computing architectures, the use of technology in education and the arts, and green computing, Over the last few years he has been focused on the creation and operation of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), a 19MW research computing center designed and built through a collaboration between Boston University, Harvard, MIT, Northeastern and University of Massachusetts. Bresnahan holds a BA in Mathematics from Boston University and a MS in Applied Mathematics from Harvard.