TexaCal: (noun) a diverse team of six undergraduates from two universities in two US states – Texas and California. Competing in the Student Cluster Competition from Nov. 11-15, 2022 at Supercomputing Conference 22!


Meet the Students

Tyler Mannings
Team Leader

Graduating Dec. 2023 from Prairie View A&M University in Computer Engineering

Lumir D’Ambrosio
Second-in-Command

Graduating May 2023 from CSU Channel Islands in Computer Science

Tyler Sellers
Technical Lead

Graduating Dec. 2022 from CSU Channel Islands in Information Technology

Kenna Chase
Pythonista

Graduating in May 2025 from CSU Channel Islands in Mechatronics Engineering & Computer Science

Isaac Cisneros
Scientific Computer

Graduating in May 2025 from CSU Channel Islands in Computer Science & Mathematics

Adrian Small
Electrical Expert

Graduating in May 2023 from Prairie View A&M University in Electrical Engineering

Meet Our Mentors & Sponsors

Scott Feister
Faculty Coach
Dan Olds
Mentor & Behind-the-Scenes Facilitator

Many thanks especially to Patrick WardPhil PokornyDaniel Bosworth, and Dan Sheets for providing technical mentorship, software setup, hardware configuration, logistical support, and deep financial backing – including all the amazing hardware! Learn more about Penguin Computing.

Thank you to Intersect360 for providing mentorship and financial travel support (including on a moments’ notice), as well as for Dan Olds’ mentorship throughout! Learn more about Intersect360.

Watch Our Team Video

Official TexaCal 2022 Team Video

Read Our Team Poster

Download: TexaCal Team Poster (PDF)

The above poster includes additional team bios and technical specifications for the computer cluster!

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