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We merge together the powers of nanoscale simulations and cloud computing to develop new, better materials. In our vision the world of tomorrow is created not through long and expensive physical tests, but through fast and accurate models.

web-based collaborative environment for material design and materials informatics

massively parallel high performance computing platform 2-3x faster than incumbents

high-fidelity multi-scale models delivering actionable insights in short time


public enterprise

more virtual tests for materials discovery
reduced time = $100k in direct savings

research lab

shorter turnaround time for prototyping
reduced time = $10K in direct savings

Exabyte.io powers the adoption of high-performance cloud computing for design and discovery of advanced materials and chemicals from nanoscale. We combine high fidelity simulation, large-scale data analytics and machine learning into a hosted environment for public and private cloud deployments.

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Timur started Exabyte.io in May of 2014, after obtaining a Ph.D. degree in physics at UC Berkeley under Marvin L. Cohen. Timur published 15 peer-reviewed articles on computational studies of materials cited over 150 times. His research was focused on high-fidelity first-principles simulation techniques for semiconductors and superconductors. Timur graduated with honors from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, is a regular reviewer of Physical Review Letters, speaks Russian, Tatar, Fortran, Bash, Python and Javascript, and practices Brazilian jiu-jitsu.


Vice-president of science

Michael is a computational materials scientist with 15 years of semiconductor industry experience at designing and using physics and chemistry models at Intel. He worked with experimentalists to pre-screen materials, optimize their properties, and enable technology scaling. Stanford graduate, Michael chaired or served industry-level and private research grant organizations. His work spanned variety of materials with a focus on atomic-scale modeling techniques and resulted in 4 US patents and 15 publications.


Lead Engineer

Mohammad is leading the development of high-performance cloud infrastructure since 2015, when he decided to merge his entrepreneurial efforts in building cloud supercomputers with Exabyte.io. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Telecommunication Engineering and has 10 years of experience in cloud computing including large-scale grid computing, scalable storage, and on-premise infrastructure. His prior research was in efficient resource management in distributed computing. Mohammad speaks Persian, Bash, Python and JavaScript and plays Badminton in his spare time.


Lead Developer

Radik is a software engineer with 8 years of experience in the development of enterprise-grade web applications. Some of his prior efforts power the electronic government platform deployed in over 50 municipal regions of Russia. Radik joined Exabyte.io in February of 2015 and now leads the company's work on web development. Graduated with honors from Kazan Federal University, majoring in Mathematics. Radik likes to share his knowledge with others and has over 35k viewers on youtube. Online education-enthusiast and avid runner.


Principal Software Engineer

Alexander (Sasha) is a software engineer with 19+ years of experience developing desktop, web, mobile applications and integrated development environments (IDE). Worked for Oracle, Comcast, Intuit, Instantiations (acquired by Google) and other enterprises in US, Canada and Israel. Majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics from Haifa University, Sasha finds his passion in building next generation UI/UX. Speaks freely Ukrainian, Hebrew and Russian. Loves tango, aikido and sport climbing.


Principal Data Scientist

Phani is a computational scientist with a PhD in Engineering and extensive research experience in materials modeling, chemistry, electrochemistry and catalysis. Prior to joining Exabyte as a principal scientist, he worked at Samsung, Schrodinger Inc., Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Texas. At Exabyte, Phani is working to advance data-driven materials design using high-throughput computing and machine learning.

Advisory Board

Marvin Cohen

Scientific Advisor

Professor of Physics at UC Berkeley. Author of over 800 technical publications and one of the world's most cited physicists. Recipient of numerous awards and distinctions. Shares wisdom on nanoscale simulation techniques.

Steven Louie

Scientific Advisor

Senior faculty scientist in the Materials Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Professor of Physics at UC Berkeley. Globally recognized expert with h-index 124. Assists in developing methods for materials modeling.

Chris Kemp


Founder and leading mind behind OpenStack. Previously - CTO of NASA, founder and CEO of Nebula, Escapia and Netran. Providing guidance on business and technological aspects of cloud computing.

Nikita Shamgunov


Founder and CTO of MemSQL. Previously at Facebook and Microsoft. Expert in distrubuted systems. Computer Science Ph.D., ACM ICPC winner. Providing guidance on business and technological aspects of big data. More here.

K.J. Cho

Scientific Advisor

Professor of Materials Science at UT Dallas and one of the pioneers of multiscale modeling for nanomaterials. Co-founder of 3 material design companies. Published over 250 journal articles, with some highlighted in US President's Council of Advisors On Science And Technology.


Alchemist Accelerator


Business incubator focused on accelerating startups whose revenue comes from enterprises, backed by: Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Khosla Ventures, US Venture Partners, Foundation Capital, Cisco Systems, SAP Ventures, and Salesforce.com.

Impulse VC


Impulse VC is a seed stage venture capital firm headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with a global focus on technological internet companies. The set of limited partners of the firm includes well-known engineers and highly successful international businessmen.

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Case studies

High-throughput study of new metallic alloys.

A team of researchers from Intermolecular Inc. studied 296 promising metallic alloys using 10,656 CPUs, taking only 7 minutes to start, and 38 total hours to obtain high fidelity results.

Study of solid-state battery materials.

Professor Adelstein at the San Francisco State University presents benchmarks against a Lawrence Livermore Lab system and an in-house one, finding exabyte.io to be 2-3x faster.

Security and privacy of your data is our first priority. We designed our product to the highest standards of data protection. Below we highlight some of the features that we adopt to keep your data safe.


Nobody but you can access your data

Encryption in transfer with high-grade SSL/TLS

Encryption at rest with 256-bit AES and kernel-encrypted hard drives

Private simulations on isolated clusters protected by firewall

Secure and comprehensive key management system

Security features inherited from our cloud datacenters

our secure datacenters


Safe backups, another layer of protection

Complete Data backups
performed daily

Redundant highly-available storage system

Distributed high-performant systems architecture

Authentication and Authorization

Secure access and control of user-level permissions

Password complexity
and identity verification

Secure login

Key-based secure
shell authentication

4096-bit encryption

Flexible permission
management scheme

Secure collaboration

Contact us for more information

We support private cloud, on-premises installation, and can provide details upon request.

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: Sep 3, 2016.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Personal information is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a single person.

You may be asked to provide your personal information anytime you are in contact with Exabyte or an affiliate. Exabyte and its affiliates may share this personal information with each other and use it consistent with this Privacy Policy. We also reserve the right to combine and compare this information to provide and improve our products, services, content, and advertising.

Here are some examples of the types of personal information Exabyte may collect and how we may use it.

What personal information we collect

  • When user creates a profile and registers to use our products, purchases a product, downloads a software update, books a tour with a registered Guide, or participates in an online survey, we may collect a variety of information, including users name, mailing address, phone number, email address, contact preferences, credit card information and usage information.

  • When users share content with family and friends or invite others to join them for Exabyte activities, Exabyte may collect the information users provide about those people such as name, mailing address, email address, and phone number.

How Exabyte may use its clients personal information

  • The personal information we collect allows us to keep users posted on latest product announcements, software updates and upcoming events. It also helps us to improve our services, content, and advertising. If users don't want to be on our mailing list, they can opt out anytime by updating their preferences and settings.

  • We also use personal information to help us develop, deliver, and improve our products, services, content, and advertising.

  • If you enter into a sweepstake, contest, or similar promotion we may use the information you provide to administer those programs.

Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

We also collect non-personal information, which is defined as data in a form that does not permit direct association with any specific individual. We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose. The following are some examples of non-personal information that we collect and how we may use it:

  • We may collect information such as occupation, language, zip code, area code, unique device identifier, location, and the time zone where an Exabyte product is used so that we can better understand customer behavior and improve our products, services, and advertising.

  • We also may collect information regarding customer activities on our website, mobile application, and from our other products and services. This information is aggregated and used to help us provide more useful information to our customers and to understand which parts of our website, products, and services are of most interest. Aggregated data is considered non-personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

If we do combine non-personal information with personal information the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it remains combined.

As is true of most websites, we gather some information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.

We use this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer the site, to learn about user behavior on the site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Exabyte may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.

Disclosure to Third Parties and Service Providers

At times Exabyte may make certain personal information available to strategic partners that work with Exabyte to provide products and services, or that help Exabyte to market to customers. Personal information will only be shared by Exabyte to provide or improve our products, services and advertising; it will not be shared with third parties for their marketing purposes. These companies are obligated to protect your information and may be located wherever Exabyte operates.


It may be necessary - by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence - for Exabyte to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate.

We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our operations or users. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the relevant third party.

Protection of Personal Information

Exabyte takes precautions - including administrative, technical, and physical measures - to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Integrity and Retention of Personal Information

Exabyte makes it easy for you to keep your personal information accurate, complete, and up to date. We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Access to Personal Information

You can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by logging in to your account. For other personal information, we make good faith efforts to provide you with access so you can request that we correct the data if it is inaccurate or delete the data if Exabyte is not required to retain it by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required by local law. Access, correction, or deletion requests can be made to the regional Privacy email addresses.


We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13 we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.

Third-Party Sites and Services

Exabyte websites, products, applications, and services may contain links to third-party websites, products, and services. Our products and services may also use or offer products or services from third parties. Information collected by third parties, which may include such things as location data or contact details, is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.

International Users

Information you provide may be transferred or accessed by entities around the world as described in this Privacy Policy. Exabyte abides by the "safe harbor" framework set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information collected by organizations in the European Economic Area and Switzerland.

Our Companywide Commitment to Your Privacy

To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to Exabyte employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company.

Privacy Questions

If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@exabyte.io.