Mr. Scott Wilkins has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Phoenix. He is NCICS’s High Performance Computing and Storage Manager. He has supported IT customers on both mainframe and client/server systems for 29 years, first while serving in the United States Air Force (USAF) and later as a civilian contractor for both the USAF and the NCEI.
Most recently, he worked as a systems and SAN administrator responsible for serving hundreds of terabytes of data to dozens of users. In his position with NCICS, he is responsible for installation and maintenance of all information technology infrastructure associated with NCICS operations, including the compute cluster, the disk storage operations, and software.
Mr. Wilkins joined NCICS on January 22, 2012 as an Operations and System Specialist.
Knapp, K. and S. Wilkins, 2018: Gridded Satellite (GridSat) GOES and CONUS data. Earth System Science Data, 10, 1417-1425. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1417-2018
Ansari, S., S. Del Greco, E. Kearns, O. Brown, S. Wilkins, M. Ramamurthy, J. Weber, R. May, J. Sundwall, J. Layton, A. Gold, A. Pasch, and V. Lakshmanan, 2017: Unlocking the Potential of NEXRAD Data through NOAA’s Big Data Partnership. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99, 189-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0021.1