M.A. Ladd

IT Specialist

M. A. received her bachelor's degree from the Pennsylvania State University. She worked for 15 years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, primarily with the Laboratory for Computer Science as a Systems Administrator and later as Director of the Computer Resource Services Group, the team providing central computer infrastructure for the 600+ researchers/staff and 1200 computers. Looking for an opportunity to use her skills in a smaller setting and energized by the quality and production ability of the ITA, she joined the team in January, 2005.

Since her arrival, M. A. has worked diligently to upgrade and maintain the computer and server environment at the ITA. M. A. also is primarily responsible for design and maintenance of the ITA website.