Melyssa Fratkin

Industrial Programs Director
Industry Engagement Office

Phone: 512-471-9961 | Email:

Melyssa Fratkin joined TACC in July 2006. As Industrial Programs Director, she oversees TACC's corporate partnerships and government relations activities. Melyssa focuses on developing and managing strong collaborations between industry and academia with the Science & Technology Affiliates for Research (STAR) program.

Melyssa is the founding co-chair of Texas Women in HPC, an organization aimed at raising awareness and broadening diversity in HPC by supporting women and under-represented populations in high performance computing in industry, academia and government across the state of Texas. She also serves as Vice President of the AMD HPC User Group, and Communications Coordinator of the ACM Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (SIGHPC).


M.B.A., eCommerce
Robert H. Smith, School of Business, University of Maryland

B.A., Spanish
Rutgers University