Patrick Messer received a BS in Civil Engineering from UNH in 1983 and a MS in Civil Engineering from UNH in 1985. He started working for the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences in 1985 before moving to the Research Computing Center in 1987.
As the director of the Research Computing and Instrumentation Center, Patrick provides support and supervision to a staff of 19 people, operational oversight, customer engagement, and budget creation and management. He is also strongly engaged in strategic initiatives.
In 2006, Patrick was honored with the UNH Presidential Award of Excellence. He was also awarded membership in the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society.