Systems Software Engineer
Austin studied Middle Eastern History at Colgate University, where he rowed division one crew and developed a passion for Unix and free software. Prior to joining FASRC, he contributed to the Massachusetts Open Cloud as a part of the infrastructure team, helping to maintain and improve several OpenStack clusters used by teams of researchers at Harvard, Northeastern, Boston University, and MIT, among others.
In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, restoring worthless sailboats, and working on a small horse-powered farm in Western Massachusetts.
- Austin Smith, Justin Riley, Muneeba Syed, Milan Kupcevic, Paul Edmon, Scott Yockel 2019. Exploring Untrusted Distributed Storage for High Performance Computing acm, 10.1145/3332186.3332224