Ali Moeinvaziri - Director of the SCI Institute Computing Facility
I worked in the fast growing software development industry for more than 3 years as Sr. Software Engineer for ICIS Inc. I participated in all phases of software development, design, coding, installation, documentation, and support for both automated and conventional Material Handling systems. I worked on projects for Apple Computer in Fountain Colorado, Fuji Film in South Carolina, and HP (clean room) in Corvallis Oregon.
After that I worked for the Seismograph Stations at University of Utah for almost 11 years, as a Computer Professional. Since there was only one person to take care of all their computational needs, I had many hats to put on. I managed all systems both hardware and software, designed and purchased new systems, wrote software, and supported faculty and staff among many other things. Some of the major milestones that I managed and successfully crossed were: 1) Y2K compliant (which was particularly challenging with some of the old century systems they had) 2) Winter Olympics 2002. Over all during the time I was at Seismograph Stations, almost all of their servers, workstations, and personal computers were upgraded with newer technology and platforms, at least twice.