Kay Hunt is the Project Coordinator for the TeraGrid Campus Champions Program, a national project sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The Campus Champions program supports campus representatives as the local source of knowledge about high-performance computing opportunities and resources. She has responsibility for over 90 Campus Champions located at over 70 institutions who develop relationships between and among faculty and staff. The knowledge and assistance provided by the Champions empower campus researchers, educators, and students to advance scientific discovery.
Kay's responsibilities with the TeraGrid in addition to the Campus Champion program are working with the Education, Outreach, and Training group and the External Relations group. Kay's primary focus at Purdue University is project management, communications, and outreach.
Kay has been with Purdue University over 35 years and has many years experience in information technology and research. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Indiana University.