Hyak Governance Board

The Hyak Governance Board (HGB) meets monthly to discuss all matters research computing and strategy for the University of Washington.


College of Arts & Sciences


College of Engineering


College of the Environment


Institute for Protein Design

Eric & Tarang

Bothell-Tacoma Campuses


School of Medicine

Voting members of the HGB represent the leadership of due paying campus sponsors, typically at the college level. Voting is weighted by degree of sponsorship, a linear combination of amount of HYAK capacity and years of commitment in advance.

  • Tier 1 sponsors commit to at least 100 HYAK slots for 6 years.
  • Tier 2 sponsors commit to at least 50 HYAK slots for 6 years.
  • Tier 3 sponsors commit to fewer than 50 HYAK slots for less than 6 years.