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Brent Draney

Brent R. Draney
Group Lead
Networking, Servers and Security Group
Phone: (510) 486-5791
Fax: (510) 486-6459
1 Cyclotron Road
Mailstop: 59R4010A
Berkeley, CA 94720 US

Biographical Sketch

Before joining NERSC, Brent analyzed census data as an information specialist in Berkeley Lab's Work Force Diversity Office. Before coming to the Lab, he worked as a statistician at the National Council on Crime and Delinquency. He has completed a B.S. at the University of Utah and graduate course work in statistics.


Brent Draney, NERSC's New Building Update, February 12, 2013,


Katherine Yelick, Susan Coghlan, Brent Draney, Richard Shane Canon, Lavanya Ramakrishnan, Adam Scovel, Iwona Sakrejda, Anping Liu, Scott Campbell, Piotr T. Zbiegiel, Tina Declerck, Paul Rich, "The Magellan Report on Cloud Computing for Science", U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR), December 2011,

W. Allcock, R. Carlson, S. Cotter, E. Dart, V. Dattoria, B. Draney, R. Gerber, M. Helm, J. Hick, S. Hicks, S. Klasky, M. Livny, B. Maccabe, C. Morgan, S. Morss, L. Nowell, D. Petravick, J. Rogers, Y. Sekine, A. Sim, B. Tierney, S. Turnbull, D. Williams, L. Winkler, F. Wuerthwein, "ASCR Science Network Requirements", Workshop, April 15, 2009,

ESnet publishes reports from Network and Science Requirement Workshops on a regular basis.  This report was the product of a two-day workshop in Washington DC that addresses science requirements impacting operations of networking for 2009.

William T. C. Kramer, Wes Bethel, James Craw, Brent Draney, William Fortney, Brent Gorda, William Harris, Nancy Meyer, Esmond Ng, Francesca Verdier, Howard Walter, Tammy Welcome, "NERSC Strategic Implementation Plan 2002-2006", ”, LBNL Technical Report 5465 Vol. 2, 2001,