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William B. Breckenridge, III (Trey)
NGI Affiliated Personnel


Office: HPC A123
Phone: (662) 325-4024

Box 9627
Mississippi State, MS 39759


Trey Breckenridge is the Director of High Performance Computing at the Mississippi State University High Performance Computing Collaboratory (HPC2), where he is responsible for the oversight of computing and general operations. He has over 22 years of professional experience in high performance computing and computer support.

Trey is a member of the IEEE Computer Society, the Association for Computing Machinery, and InfraGard. He serves on the IEEE/ACM Supercomputing Conference executive committee, is MSU's representative for the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC), and is the MSU Campus Champion for the NSF XSEDE program. Trey is also MSU's appointee to the Starkville Municipal Airport Board, where he serves as vice-president.


Trey's hobbies include aviation, hunting, and golf. Trey is a former commander of the Civil Air Patrol's Golden Triangle Composite Squadron and currently holds the Director of Flight Operations and Director of Information Technology positions for the Mississippi Wing. He is also an active member of the Starkville Rotary Club.

Publications More Pubications

Sukhija, N., Novotny, M.A., Breckenridge, W. B., III, & Smith, R. L. (2015). Integrating Adiabatic Quantum Computing and XSEDE to Enhance the Current State-of-the-art Discovery Environment. XSEDE15, Conference of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment. St. Louis, MO. [Document Site]

Sukhija, N., Smith, R. L., & Breckenridge, W. B., III (2014). Impact of Hybrid Warm Water Direct Cooling Solution on Energy Efficiency of a Data Center. ACM. XSEDE14, Conference of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment. July 13 - 18, 2014, Atlanta.

Michael, S., Simms, S., Breckenridge, W. B., III, Smith, R. L., & Link, M. (2010). A Compelling Case for a Centralized Filesystem on the TeraGrid. TeraGrid 2010. Pittsburgh, PA. [Abstract]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Koger, T., & Breckenridge, W. B., III (2005). A Personal Observation of Hurricane Katrina: A Review and Some Comments. HPC. Starkville, MS.