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Cyrus Gaviri

Systems Administrator

Cyrus Gaviri

Lancaster University

Fylde College



Tel: +44 1524 593946

Research Interests

Operating Systems

Technology in Teaching

Computing Clusters




Having worked for Nortel Networks as a Test Lab Manager I joined Lancaster University in September 2003. I have worked for the Careers Service and the Maths & Stats Department providing desktop and back-end techinical support. I am currently a Systems Administrator for the Maths & Stats department. 

My role is to support the research and teachiing activities of Academics, RA's and PhD students. This involves

Operating System support, Linux, Mac and Windows

Application support

Designing, building and maintaining computing clusters


Designing, building and maintaining a virtualised reseach environment 

Designing, building and maintaining teaching labs. 

Developing and hosting services such as; Shiny, Docker, Room booking, databases, Lab Stats, System monitoring, Wiki pages, backup server, PXE/Salt server, Systems inventorym, print servers, file servers, Gurobi and Magma.