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Indiana University Formalizes Trans-Pacific Networking Collaboration with Japan

International Networks at Indiana University (IN@IU) and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) of Japan have formalized their long-standing partnership by signing an agreement on continued collaboration. On August 3, Andrew Lee, IN@IU network architect, and Fumihiko Tomita, NICT vice president, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Hong Kong at...
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IU Co-Leads Project to Help Researchers Explore Big Data in HathiTrust Digitized Library

Illinois English professor  Ted Underwood  wants to know how the language describing male and female characters in works of fiction has changed since the late 18th century. He’s using data-mining tools to gather information from thousands of books to answer that question. The problem, though, is that books published after 1922 are still under copyright protection and their content...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of November 16, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News Toni Collis’, a HPC Reasearcher at EPCC, Work with Women in HPC Access’ Elizabeth Murray spoke with Toni Collis, applications consultant in HPC Research and Industry at Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) at the University of Edinburgh, about her work with Women in HPC, a network dedicated to women in the field. My role involves working with academics and...
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Brad Wheeler Named Interim Dean for IU School of Informatics and Computing

Bradley C. Wheeler, Indiana University vice president for information technology and chief information officer, has been appointed interim dean of the IU School of Informatics and Computing effective Nov. 1, subject to approval of the Board of Trustees. Wheeler, who will also continue in his current position, succeeds Robert B. Schnabel, who steps down as dean Oct. 31. The university is...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of November 2, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News   Plants + HPC at NCSA Many fields of research are seeing changes in how that research is conducted thanks to advances in technology. Plant science is one of those, and NCSA is playing a role in two large projects. Historically, successful trait selection in plant breeding has involved manual measurement of individual plants. This...
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Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing Breaks Ground on New Building, Announces $8 Million Gift

Indiana University Bloomington celebrated a groundbreaking and announced the lead donor on a new building for the IU School of Informatics and Computing today. The $39.8 million, 124,000-square-foot building to accommodate the rapid growth of students, faculty and programs at the school is expected to complete construction in December 2017. Private donations will fund at least $10 million of...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 26, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News Nominations Closing Soon for NVIDIA Global Impact Award Nomination Deadline – October 30, 2015 Researchers worldwide are invited to submit their innovations for the 2016 NVIDIA Global Impact Award – an annual grant of $150,000 for groundbreaking work that addresses the world’s most important social and humanitarian problems. The award will go to an institution...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 12, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News   Supercomputing Coral's Race to Beat Heat Corals can genetically adapt to warmer waters from climate change, scientists say in a study that relied on bioinformatic analysis with supercomputers. Reef-building corals can withstand a small degree of warming. This study with polyps of staghorn coral Acropora millepora across the Great...
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IU Launches Transformational Grand Challenges Research Program

In an effort to address some of the most urgent challenges facing Indiana and the world, IU has launched the most ambitious research program in the university’s history. IU will invest at least $300 million over the next five years in a Grand Challenges research program to develop transformative solutions for some of the planet’s most pressing problems. Up to five large-scale research...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 5, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

  HPC in the News            SDSC's Comet System Offering Virtual Clusters in Current Research Allocation Submission Period September 15 - October 15, 2015 This is a reminder to those who are submitting a research allocation request in the current submission period. SDSC's Comet system is offering a new...
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