CAC Welcomes new Director, Advanced Research Computing

Please join us in welcoming Alex Lemnaru as the new Director, Advanced Research Computing for the Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) at Queen’s University. Alex joins us from the Clinical Research Unit, Cumming School of Medicine, at the University of Calgary where he managed HPC research platforms that specialize in Healthcare Applications and Clinical Research.

Alex earned a Master of Science in Management, Management Information Systems at the University of Lethbridge after completing his Bachelor of Science, Computer Science at the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania.

Alex’s wealth of experience in the advanced research computing eco-system positions him well to successfully lead the CAC team in supporting Canadian research innovation. In his new role, Alex will advance the adoption of data science technologies, knowledge transfer, and skills development. He will act as a champion for research innovation and ensure a high standard of client service.

In preparation for his new role, Alex spoke to his goals, “as we get started on this journey, I look forward to working and getting to know everyone. Most importantly, I am excited for the opportunity to expand on the great work of my predecessors, as well as the entire CAC team and its collaborators, so that we can provide better services to our Academic community and help Queen’s University meet its Academic and Research objectives. At the end of the day, our most important assets are our people and the best way to reach our goals is to embrace open communication and for all of us to work together as a team.”

Please join the CAC team in wishing Alex a warm welcome!