Shawn T Brown, PhD.

Director of Public Health Applications / Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

About Me

Current Curriculum Vita

Current Position

Director of Public Health Applications at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.


B.S. in Chemistry, Bethany College

PhD. in Chemistry, University of Georgia

Previous Appointments

Asst. Professor of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh

Senior Scientific Spec., Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Research Scientist, Q-Chem, Inc.


National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Public Health Research

  • Vaccine Supply Chain Modeling
    HERMES, a computational modeling framework for exploring the distribution of vaccines in developing countries. 
  • Agent-Based Modeling of Disease Dynamics
    CLARA, explicit ABM for modeling the synergistic relationship between vector and population level control strategies to mitgate the spread of Dengue
    Modeling intervention strategies to mitigate an influenza pandemic
  • Public Health Visualization
    GAIA, a tool for creating information visualizations from simulation results and public health data.
  • Cyber-Infrastructure for Decision Support
    Apollo, a central web-service and ontology for connecting modeling and analytical tools into a coherent computational framework.

    VECNet, a computational framework for the use of computational models to inform the malaria erradication effort


HERMES Project

GAIA Project

MIDAS Mission Facebook Page

Apollo Project

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

University of Pittsburgh MIDAS Center

Phi Chapter, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity