Dr Philip Blakely
Assistant Teaching Professor
Dr Philip Blakely provides support for all aspects of high performance computing (HPC) teaching and research related to GAPSTI operations, including research software, hardware and system management.
Philip holds a Master of Mathematics and a PhD in Numerical Relativity from the University of Cambridge. He has more than ten years experience as a Research Software Engineer developing largescale computational multiphysics software for challenging industrial applications.
Philip is the Director of the National HPC Academy, which is a two-week intensive course for early-career scientists and engineers. He coordinates the HPC modules for the Master’s Degree in Scientific Computing, and lectures.