University Research Computing and Data (RCD) Services

Evolving the University’s research computing services by proactively identifying gaps, emerging needs, and providing solutions to address them.


University RCD at Glance

Enabling Research

Our services empower researchers to analyze and make discoveries using cutting-edge infrastructure and analytics capabilities.


Our services encompass infrastructure, consultation, research software development, research data services, grant support, and more.


Developing a clear and sustainable strategy for university-wide research computing is essential for achieving long-term success.

Collaborators & Service Providers

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About Us

Discover our team of knowledgeable professionals dedicated to University Research Computing.

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Access our research computing services by submitting a request through the HUIT ServiceNow page.

We offer advanced services to accelerate innovation at Harvard

With University RCD services delivered by experts utilizing modern infrastructure, cutting-edge analytics tools, and resources, researchers can focus on and unleash the full potential of their research.

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Five Pillars. One Mission.

The pillars of University RCD services aim to facilitate the adoption of modern technologies and to provide expert guidance in the field, thereby advancing research at Harvard.

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NERC Virtual Town Hall

Harvard Research Computing Community, As part of Harvard University Research Computing & Data Services’ ongoing efforts to keep the community...

Announcement of University Data Officer

Dear Colleagues,  We are delighted to announce that Emre Keskin, Ph.D. has agreed to step into the new position of University Research Data Officer,...

New University Research Computing Announcement

New University Research Computing Announcement by Vice President and University CIO Klara Jelinkova on June 27, 2022. Read more...

Announcement of University Research Computing Officer

Klara Jelinkova, the Vice President and University Chief Information Officer, announced the appointment of a University Research Computing Officer,...


US Research Software Engineer Association Conference

The first-ever United States Research Software Engineer (US-RSE) Conference will take place from October 16-18, 2023, in Chicago! This year's theme...

Embracing Data: Unveiling Design’s New Frontier with Emre Keskin

Emre Keskin, Research Data Officer at Harvard University, is set to illuminate the crucial role of data in the realm of design during the Frances...

2023 MOC Alliance Workshop

Join us at the 2023 MOC Alliance Workshop on March 20th-21st, 2023, at the Boston University George Sherman Union. This event promises to be an...


Nature News Feature: What ChatGPT and generative AI mean for science

A recent article published in Nature sheds light on the impact of generative artificial intelligence (AI) advancements in the field of science. Read...