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Patricia Kovatch

Visiting Associate Professor 
Scientific Computing 
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
Ms. Kovatch has been the Associate Dean for Scientific Computing at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine since October 2011. She is responsible for achieving the School’s high-performance computing (HPC) goals, which are critical to the advancement of the School's research enterprise, filling an essential role by ensuring the efficient and effective delivery and maintenance of computational resources. Since joining the School, she has deployed a 7,000 core, high-performance cluster with 1.5Pbyte of shared disk space, which is already fully utilized by the School's genomic and biomedical research programs. She has also led a statewide collaboration to upgrade network infrastructure to accelerate data-intensive science with broad community benefit. In addition, she manages the Data Warehouse and the Research Information Technology groups.