provides a platform for researchers studying plant diversity and has helped undergraduate biology students complete their honors theses examining factors affecting root growth. (Credit: Cowpea Diversity panel by James Burridge at URBC, South Africa, 2013)

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The stories featured on this page help illustrate the impact that SGCI has had on the science gateways community and, more broadly, the impact of our services and resources on science and engineering research and education. These success stories highlight the results of the work that we've completed one-on-one with clients and showcase the outcomes and accomplishments that result from the multiple opportunities we offer for learning and exchange.

2020 Summer Internship Reports: Matthew Casertano

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer intern Matthew Casertano, a rising junior from Montgomery Blair High School.

What Does Science Gateway Sustainability Look Like?

What makes a successful science gateway last? How do we define “sustainability” for science gateways? Read these three case studies to explore how different science gateways take steps towards sustainability.

Hack@PEARC20 Participants Solved Real Challenges

The HackHPC@PEARC20 was a 53-hour event where up-and-coming programmers both applied and honed their skills while addressing real-world problems connected to multiple science gateways.

ETAG Gateway Reaches Goals Thanks to Engagement With SGCI

The Electronic Transponder Analysis Gateway (ETAG) is a web tool that allows scientists to collect and share data for animal behavior in near real-time using RFID technology. Through a multi-faceted engagement with SGCI, the ETAG team was able to meet key goals of creating a user-friendly interface efficiently and effectively.

SGCI’s Virtual Mini-Course Gives Gateway Projects a ‘Jumpstart’ on Sustainability Planning

Under normal circumstances, Focus Week is offered twice per year as an in-person event. This year, due to travel limitations caused by COVID-19, the instructors made the best of the situation and decided to instead offer a reimagined and free virtual mini-course called "Jumpstart Your Sustainability Plan."

SGCI Support Paves the Way for the SimCCS Gateway to Tackle Climate Change Mitigation

Participating in Gateway Focus Week helped the SimCCS team create a vision for the future of the gateway, and working with EDS consultants helped them realize the vision. The result is a gateway that can play a meaningful role in mitigating climate change.

Science Node article "From biochemistry to bioinformatics: A doctoral career transformed by an internship" highlights SGCI intern Yuexi Chen

SGCI intern Yuexi Chen worked on the GenApp gateway during the summer of 2018. This Science Node article highlights how the internship shaped the course of her studies and career goals.

GenApp's User Interface Modernized Thanks to Successful Engagements With SGCI

The GenApp team participated in Gateway Focus Week in 2017 and then worked with SGCI Usability and Extended Developer Support consultants to improve their user-interface. They also hosted three funded SGCI interns who worked on improving the gateway.

SGCI Helped Grow Data Discovery Studio With Implementation of Technologies and by Offering Guidance in Usability, Security, and Marketing

The Data Discovery Project team worked with SGCI marketing, usability, cybersecurity, and Extended Developer Support consultants. The multi-faceted engagement allowed them to implement new technologies and strategies to grow the gateway.

Focus Week Participants Gain a Fresh Perspective on Their Gateways

The sixth Gateway Focus Week cohort met in September in Chicago, IL. Offered twice per year, the intensive week-long workshop addresses the importance of having some level of business know-how in order to achieve sustainability for science gateway projects.