Michael Solari

HPC Storage Administrator


With over 39 years of Information Technology experience, Mike joined NREL in January 2018 as the HPC Storage Administrator, responsible for the Eagle Lustre parallel file system (16 PB useable, 12 PB used), NREL’s Mass Storage System (13.5 PB useable, 5.6 PB used), Qumulo Networked-attached storage (800 TB useable, 500 TB Used), Netvault Backup system (1.46 PB used), and NREL’s Globus file transfer systems.​


M.S., Technology Management, Pepperdine University

M.B.A., University of Texas at Austin

B.A., Finance, Accounting, Baylor University

Professional Experience

Senior Enterprise Architect/IT Project Manager/Systems Engineer, Cray Inc. (2016–2017)

Senior Enterprise Architect/IT Project Manager/Systems Engineer, Seagate Technology (2012–2015)

Senior Enterprise Architect/Systems Engineer, Hitachi Data Systems (2007–2012)

Manager, Storage Engineering, Electric Reliability Council of Texas (2005–2007)

Advisory Technical Account Manager/IT Project Manager, MEC (1998–2005)