BJ Lougee is a computer scientist and HPC Linux Systems Administrator in the Center for the Advancement of Research in Economics (CADRE) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He does research and development on, administration of, and training for the Bank's high performance computing (HPC) environment. He has a particular interest in helping to drive the adoption of HPC techniques in the economics field.
Prior to joining the Bank in 2014, he was the Lead HPC Systems Admininistrator at the High Performance Computing Center (HPCC) for the 76th Software Maintance Group at Tinker Air Force Base. He holds a bachelor of science in computer science from the University of Central Oklahoma. He is currently working toward his master’s degree in computer science with an emphasis in high performance computing and machine learning at Georgia Tech.