Title: Senior systems analyst, also known as "one
of the Mac guys."
Responsibilities: Helping people on campus trouble-shoot
problems with Macintosh computers and peripherals.
Number of Macintosh computers on campus: 800 to 850.
Favorite part of the job: "Interacting with the people
Most interesting part of the job: "What people can
do to their computers."
Qualifications: Barnas is an "Apple-certified technician"
trained at Apple Computer headquarters. "One part of the training
was to take apart a printer, mix up the pieces, then put it
back together again."
Started at TSRI: 1997
Previous positions: Technical support for the healthcare
giant Boehringer Manheim and for the legendary musical group
The Grateful Dead.
Biggest accomplishment to date: "Meeting my wife and
Wife: Tami Barnas, administrative specialist to Executive
Vice President Douglas A. Bingham.
Story of meeting her: "Tami, who was then an admin
in David Cheresh's lab, was working on a grant application
when her computer broke down. She was er... very insistent
that I retrieve her grant document. Luckily, I was able to
get it back for her!"
Extracurriculars: Brewing beer, gardening, jet skiing.