IT Resources

General Computer Support

General Support is provided to EPS by Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT).  HUIT has assigned Technical Support Engineer Miguel Baquerizo ( to assist with all EPS requests.  Miguel can be reached via the HUIT Helpdesk at 5-9000 or


Please contact the HUIT helpdesk for assistance in activating your FAS email account.  For assistance with departmental email lists please contact Paul Kelley.

Secure File Transfer

FAS IT provides secure file transfer of confidential and/or large files via the Accelion file transfer system.  Please follow this link for a "Getting Started Guide." 

Video Streaming

EPS provides streaming of video files of key presentations and job talks. If you have a file that you would like to make available please contact Paul Kelley. Please be aware the mpg files of all EPS Colloquia are available under Events with a valid HUID and PIN.

Plotting and Printing

EPS provides department-wide access to high performance Phaser printers and a wide bed HP plotter for research-related large scale posters. Please contact Miguel Baquerizo for assistance on accessing or utilizing these resources. Please see here for the plotter printing instructions.

Departmental Loaner Computers and AV Equipment

EPS maintains a number of laptop computers (PCs and Macs), LCD projectors, a digital camera and a conference call telephone unit for temporary use by members of the department. To inquire about availability and to reserve please call the main department number at 617-495-2351. Items borrowed must be signed out and signed back in upon return. If you intend to take any item out of state you must inform us at the time of the reservation so that we can make appropriate insurance arrangements.

Instructional Computing Facility

EPS maintains an Instructional Computing Facility (ICF) to support teaching and student research. The ICF lab room in Geological Museum 103C has 16 graphics workstations -- 16 student, 1 instructor -- running Windows. To promote both instructor-led and peer-to-peer visual analysis and discussion, workstation and a laptop dock with video outputs are connected by a matrix switch to twin high-resolution projectors.

Computer Security

All members of the Harvard community bear a shared responsibility for using IT resources in a responsible manner and effectively securing data that they work with. Please visit the HUIT Guide to Services for more information on services and policies related to computer security in the FAS.  

EPS Faculty IT Committee