Matt Vaughn is a Principal Developer Advocate for HPC and scientific computing at Amazon Web Services, working to bring user-friendly HPC and cloud systems to long-tail users from a variety of domains. He holds a PhD in Plant Molecular Biology from the University of Urbana. Prior to joining AWS, Matt was Director of Life Sciences Computing at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at UT Austin. While there, he co-led multiple projects in national-scale cyberinfrastructure including the CyVerse project, the Jetstream academic cloud, and multiple basic research initiatives in plant epigenetics and genome dynamics.
Matt will be presenting his work titled “Options for leveling up your NextFlow workflows on AWS Batch”.