Research Computing staff assist the community in effectively utilizing high-performance computing, visualization, and network resources. System programmers and consultants help in the use of the supercomputing systems, their various programming tools and packages, and data management. Scientific programming consultants offer assistance in program parallelization, performance measurement, and code tuning. They also provide help with numerical methods and computational techniques. Graphics programmers and consultants provide assistance with the use of graphics and visualization packages, the development of custom computer graphics tools, the application of graphics algorithms, and the conversion of data into effective graphical representations.