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SDSC Names Ilkay Altintas Chief Data Science Officer

Altintas to Lead Cyberinfrastructure Research, Education, and Development Ilkay Altintas has been appointed Chief Data Science Officer of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, effective immediately. Altintas, who joined SDSC in 2001, will lead the strategic coordination of all computational data science activities at SDSC while overseeing...
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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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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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XSEDE, UC Berkeley Team Up to Offer Online Course

Course Duration - January 20- May 8, 2016 XSEDE Seeking Partner Institutions to Offer Course in Applications of Parallel Computing XSEDE project and the University of California, Berkeley are offering an online course on parallel computing for graduate students and advanced undergraduates. Additionally, they are seeking other university partners that are interested in...
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Extended Deadline: 2015 UCLA Summer Institute on Mobile Health Technology Research

August 24-28, 2015 – Los Angeles, California Extended Submission Deadline - April 11, 2015 Notifications - June 10, 2015 The National Institutes of Health -funded five-day training Institute will bring together leaders in mobile technology and behavioral sciences to lead a cross-training event for early career investigators with interest in mHealth. The training curriculum will...
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SUNDAY SCIENCE ON THE EDGE - UC Irvine Chemists Find a Way to Unboil Eggs to Reduce the Cost of Cancer Treatments

UC Irvine and Australian chemists have figured out how to unboil egg whites – an innovation that could dramatically reduce costs for cancer treatments, food production and other segments of the $160 billion global biotechnology industry, according to findings published today in the journal ChemBioChem. “Yes, we have invented a way to unboil a hen egg,” said Gregory Weiss, UCI professor of...
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DEADLINE APPROACHING - SDSC UC Graduate Summer Fellowship Program

Application Deadline - February 15, 2015 The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has announced its inaugural UC Graduate Student Summer Fellowship program, providing opportunities for graduate students throughout the University of California system to learn about SDSC’s expertise and utilize the Center’s wide range of resources to advance...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 27, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC In the News   The Exascale Revolution HPCwire The post-petascale era is marked by systems with far greater parallelism and architectural complexity. Failing some game-changing innovation, crossing the next 1000x performance barrier will be more challenging than previous efforts. At the 2014 Argonne National Laboratory...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of September 29, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC In the News   NSF Selects University of Massachusetts Professor James F. Kurose to head Computer & Information Science & Engineering Directorate The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst Professor James F. Kurose to serve as assistant director (AD) for the Directorate for Computer & Information Science...
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Chameleon: Cloud Computing for Computer Science

NSF awards $10 million to UC, TACC and other key partners for flexible, scalable and dynamic testbed to support cloud computing applications and experiments Cloud computing has changed the way we work, the way we communicate online, even the way we relax at night with a movie. But even as "the cloud" starts to cross over into popular parlance, the full potential of the technology to...
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