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Melinda Jacobsen

Melinda Jacobsen
HPC Storage Systems Developer
Phone: 510-495-7223
Fax: (510) 486-6459
Storage Systems Group
1 Cyclotron Rd
Berkeley, CA 94720 US

Biographical Sketch

Melinda Jacobsen joined NERSC as an HPSS software developer in NERSC’s Storage and File Systems group in 2019.  She did her undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, earning a BS and MS in Computer Science.  She has 20 years experience as a software engineer in the defense industry supporting synthetic aperture radar and telecommunications technologies.


Nicholas Balthaser, Wayne Hurlbert, Melinda Jacobsen, Owen James, Kristy Kallback-Rose, Kirill Lozinskiy, NERSC HPSS Site Update, 2020 HPSS User Forum, October 9, 2020,

Report on recent projects and challenges running HPSS at NERSC, including recent AQI issues and upcoming HPSS upgrade.

Nicholas Balthaser, Kirill Lozinskiy, Melinda Jacobsen, Kristy Kallback-Rose, NERSC Migration from Oracle tape libraries GPFS-HPSS-Integration Proof of Concept, October 16, 2019,

NERSC updates on Storage 2020 Strategy & Progress, GHI Testing, Tape Library Update, Futures