Maytal Dahan

Advanced Computing Interfaces Directorate


Maytal Dahan is the Director of Advanced Computing Interfaces overseeing the Web and Mobile Applications and the Cloud and Interactive Computing groups at TACC. Her teams support a wide variety of scientists and researchers across multiple domains including natural hazards, epidemiology, humanities, plenary science to create solutions that help them achieve scientific advancement by developing web portals, APIs, and interfaces to help solve problems with novel and innovative solutions to advance cyberinfrastructure.

Maytal started her career as a computer science graduate and became a software developer and individual contributor to software projects, joining TACC in August 2002. Prior to TACC, she worked at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) in the Grid Portals Architecture Group.

She is currently PI/co-PI on multiple NSF projects such as - POSE: Phase I: Tapis Advancing Collaborative Open Source, Project Tapis: Next Generation Software for Distributed Research, SGX3 - A Center of Excellence to Extend Access, Expand the Community, and Exemplify Good Practices for CI Through Science Gateways.

With over 20 years of professional software engineering, management, and leadership experience, Maytal is passionate about making science more accessible to the masses and using cutting edge web technologies to lower the barrier of entry into scientific discovery. Her goal is to make tech a more inclusive and welcoming environment to folks of all backgrounds and experiences and create a tech culture that is a place where everyone can find a place.

Maytal has a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego and a Masters in Software Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.


  • Association for Women in Technology
  • Institute for Women and Technology
  • IEEE


M.S., Software Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

B.S., Computer Science
University of California at San Diego