Singapore Government

Dr Douglas BOYD

Deputy Principal Research Scientist
HPC Systems Support Section


Dr Douglas BOYD

Dr Douglas Boyd leads the High-Performance Computing (HPC) Section at CCRS. He manages the in-house supercomputing and modelling infrastructure needs of CCRS’s Weather and Climate branches, and he collaborates with partner organisations such as the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) and other members of the Unified Model Partnership to advance CCRS’s strategic goals.


    • 2004
    • PhD in Astrophysics, Cardiff University, UK
    • 1999
    • MSci in Theoretical Physics, University of St Andrews, UK

Working Experience

    • 2021-present
    • Head (High-Performance Computing Section), Centre for Climate Research Singapore, MSS
    • 2018-2021
    • UM Partner Technical Programme Manager (Science Partnerships), Met Office, UK
    • 2013-2018
    • Senior Scientist (Science Partnerships), Met Office, UK
    • 2008-2013
    • Scientist (Unified Model Collaboration), Met Office, UK
    • 2007-2008
    • Scientist (Regional Model Development), Met Office, UK
    • 2004-2007
    • Foundation Scientist (Global Data Assimilation), Met Office, UK

Research Interests

  • High performance computing
  • Collaborative projects