Ms. Kovatch is the founding Associate Dean for Scientific Computing at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, joining in October 2011. She established a scalable and sustainable high-performance computing infrastructure, emphasizing a collaborative approach partnering computational experts with Sinai’s scientists to tackle complex scientific questions to better diagnose and treat disease. In 2014 she was awarded a $2M NIH grant to build a 5 Petabyte Omics Data Engine. She initiated a graduate curriculum in Scientific Computing and Biomedical Informatics. She also manages teams with significant data-rich research and clinical resources: the Mount Sinai Data Warehouse and the Research Information Technology groups. Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Kovatch built and led the $75M National Institute for Computational Sciences of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
AI/Machine Learning/Deep Learning
Exascale Systems
Molecular Research
Parallel Applications
Personalized Medicine