Science Ambassador Blog: Funding to organize and implement a social media strategy

By Dr. Brian Winkel Director, SIMIODE Emeritus Professor, Mathematics, US Military Academy I am most fortunate to be an SGCI Science Ambassador on behalf of our project, SIMIODE. We valued the SGCI stipend to support Anthony Stefan, a second-year mathematics graduate student at the Florida Institute of Technology, in his efforts to organize and implement our social media outreach. This funding assisted us in stepping back to reflect and then act on our approaches.   I...

Geoweaver: From Incubator Project to a Broader Audience Scope

Geoweaver is a science gateway designed to manage artificial-intelligence/machine-learning (AI/ML) research in Earth science. Find out how working with SGCI helped to inspire and shape an idea for the gateway to move beyond its initial phase of supporting agriculture-mapping workflows to one that allows researchers to compose and execute full-stack, deep-learning workflows.

Guest Blog: Why Real-Time Data Matters to the Maritime Industry

Each year, the international maritime shipping industry moves more than four trillion dollars in goods, which comprises 90% of world trade. As a result, there’s a lot of pressure on shipping companies to remain on schedule, protect the cargo ship and crew, and ensure profitability.  In this guest blog post written by Ayesha Renyard at Sofar , find out how real-time big data analytics are helping the maritime industry better navigate...

Congratulations to the Cloudify Gateways 2020 Awardees

During the welcome session of the annual Gateways 2020 conference, the Cloudify Gateways 2020 awards were announced. This is the second year when the SGCI, CloudyCluster, and Google Cloud Platform teams have come together to offer time and cloud computational resources to science gateways with a compelling cloud-based project. This year, four teams were awarded:

Gateways 2020 - First time attendee's experience, Dr. Leigh Noble

The annual Gateways conference is the perfect venue for gateway creators and enthusiasts to come together, learn from each other, and exchange ideas. This year, more than 221 participants gathered virtually, from October 12–23. With COVID-19 changing the location from Bethesda, Maryland to the comfort of everyone’s own home, the attendees still gained real takeaways.

SIMIODE Technology Director and first-time attendee, Dr. Leigh Noble, shared his experience after attending...

Gateways 2020 Conference - A Virtual Experience with Real Interactions

The annual Gateways conference is the perfect venue for gateway creators and enthusiasts to come together, learn from each other, and exchange ideas. This year, more than 221 participants gathered virtually, from October 12–23.

Gateways 2020 Plenary addresses the Challenge of Gateway Interoperability

Gateways 2020 has officially kicked off with the first week featuring interactive and informative tutorials and workshops! We are also looking forward to next week’s main conference track featuring presentations, demos, Learning Labs, and of course, interactive keynotes from Dr. Roger Aines and Amy Aines, authors of Championing Science, and Dr. Thomas Dohmke, sharing behind-the-scenes details of GitHub’s Archive Program! Another plenary session that you won’t want to miss is the “The...

Gateways 2020 Preview - Upcoming Keynotes: Championing Science and Github's Archive Program

We are looking forward to the start of Gateways 2020! Starting October 12 and going to October 23, the tutorial and workshop track will take place the first week and the main conference track during the second week.

The conference features two interactive keynotes. Dr. Roger Aines and Amy Aines, authors of Championing Science, will share crucial advice for championing your gateway to users and funders. Thomas Dohmke, VP of Strategic Programs at GitHub, will speak about...

Opening Doors for Students and Faculty: Summer Programs Deliver Educational Gateway Tools Developed by Students

The Network for Computational Nanotechnology Undergraduate Research Experience (NCN URE), based at Purdue University, is a summer program that provides students an opportunity to work on research projects. Students in this program receive training on building nanoHUB simulation tools, such as learning how to develop tools with Jupyter Notebooks, while being paid for their effort as interns. Students also attend workshops focused on developing other skills such as science communication....

2020 Summer Internship Reports: Anthony Stefan

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 Anthony Stefan, a student at the Florida Institute of Technology.

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