Katharine Cahill, Ph.D., was the education and training specialist for the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC). She has used computational modeling in the context of chemistry and currently develops training programs for both local and national High Performance Computing resources. She is also the Education lead for XSEDE at OSC where she aids in computational science curriculum development through faculty training. Her interests include building communities of practice to prepare HPC workforces.
Prior to joining OSC Cahill was a post-doctoral researcher in computational chemistry at The Ohio State University probing questions of protein function and interaction with organophosphorus nerve agents.
Cahill earned a B.A. in Classics/Classical Languages, Literature & Linguistics in 2000 from Reed College in Portland, OR and received her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire in 2013.