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Semir Sarajlic is a data scientist with expertise in advanced research computing, data analytics, geosciences, GIS, and business operations in research computing and research administration. Semir obtained his B.S and M.S. degrees in Geology/Geoscience along with a Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS) from Georgia State University. After graduating in 2013, Semir worked at GSU’s IIT and later Research Solutions, where he and his colleagues supported the campus research computing community. Currently, he serves as a Principal Data Analytics Engineer at Research Solutions, where he focuses on providing low-cost cloud-based analytics solutions for research administration. Semir is a PI and Chair of the Scientific Computing Day symposium (http://scd.gsu.edu), and he serves as a Co-Principal Investigator on an NSF CyberTraining collaborative research project. He is a member of the XSEDE User Requirements Evaluation and Prioritization group, an XSEDE Campus Champion, and an FY2018 XSEDE Campus Champion Fellow. Semir holds a GISP (Certified GIS Professional) certificate from the GIS Certification Institute, and he obtained certificates in Grant Writing and Big Data Analytics from Emory University.