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San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Summer Institute 2020

The San Diego Supercomputer Center Summer Institute is a week-long workshop held at the University of California, San Diego that focuses on a broad spectrum of introductory-to-intermediate topics in High Performance Computing and Data Science. The program is aimed at researchers in academia and industry, especially in domains not traditionally engaged in supercomputing, who have problems that cannot typically be solved using local computing resources. This year’s Summer Institute...

Paid Summer Internship With Jetstream

Working with IU researchers and staff,  Jetstream Research Experience for Undergraduates  interns complete mentored research projects on Jetstream, the National Science Foundation's cloud computing system aimed at making high-performance computing available to small colleges and minority-serving institutions. Open to all majors, students receive a generous stipend, accommodations in one of IU's dorms, and travel expenses to a conference to showcase their work. Plus you get...

IWSG 2020 (12th International Workshop on Science Gateways), Papers Due March 1, 2020

IWSG 2020 (12th International Workshop on Science Gateways) will be June 10-12, 2020, in Cardiff, Wales.  The triumvirate of technologies – Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the hybridlate Cloud (Cloud, Fog, Edge), complemented with modern software engineering practices, stimulates the emergence of new approaches to Science Gateways. Blockchain and Smart Contracts could also be instrumental in this respect as they may facilitate decentralized, standards,...

The TACC Institute Series: Immersive Training in Advanced Computation

The TACC Institute Series offers attendees intense, immersive training in advanced computation, with topics ranging from developing parallel applications for modern high performance computers to visualizing and analyzing large data sets, administering leadership-class advanced computing systems, executing reproducible experiments in the cloud, and purchasing and operating considerations for organizations wanting to add advanced computing resources to their R&D portfolio. Registration...

Science Node article "In pursuit of dark energy" features Gateways 2019 attendee who says conference provided a venue for learning and connecting

In pursuit of dark energy Dark Energy Survey leads to new ways to explore the universe Speed read Dark energy makes up 70% of our universe but little is known about it Images of hundreds of millions of galaxies were recorded by Dark Energy Survey (DES) Terabytes of data now released to researchers worldwide via custom infrastructure On a mountaintop high in the Chilean Andes, where the atmosphere is very dry and there is little light from civilization, a...

Virtual Residency 2020 Summer Workshop on Intermediate/Advanced Research Computing Facilitation

The Virtual Residency 2020 Summer Workshop on INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED Research Computing Facilitation will be Sunday, May 31 (dinnertime) - Friday, June 5 (dinnertime), 2020 on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. You may attend onsite or remotely via videoconferencing.  Registration:   https://ousurvey.qualtrics.com /jfe/form/SV_3aB4TmgKhG6m0O9 Contact: Henry Neeman ( hneeman@ou.edu ) Tentative agenda will be available soon. Here's the agenda from the most...

HPC Wire Article: SC19 Hackathon Organized by CloudyCluster and SGCI

The HPC Wire article covers the Cloud HPC Hackathon at SC19, which was organized by CloudyCluster and SGCI. Read it here . 

PEARC20: Significant Changes Made to Submission Deadlines

The PEARC20 planning committee has announced significant changes to submission deadlines. The new set of deadlines is listed below, but please check the Call for Participation  for the most up-to-date information.  January January 22nd: Tutorial submissions due January 22nd: Workshop submissions due February February 17th: Technical track full paper submissions due February 17th: Abstracts due for Lightning Talk submissions February 19th: Tutorial...

Science Node article "Can a supercomputer help you learn chemistry?" features the work of SGCI Client Chem Compute

Can a supercomputer help you learn chemistry? Chem Compute gateway delivers equal experiences to all students Speed read Chemistry students may have trouble visualizing the equations they have to learn Supercomputer simulations increase understanding, but aren’t available to all students Chem Compute science gateway improves access to resources and equalizes education It’s not always easy for students to see what a molecule looks like based on an equation. An...

PEARC20 Seeks Program Committee Members by Jan. 10, 2020

Join the PEARC20 Program Committee and be an integral part of a successful conference. This year the conference will be managed in tracks (papers, panels, tutorials), so you have the option to join multiple tracks as a reviewer. This invitation is for any of the 4 tracks: Advanced research computing environments – systems and system software Application software, support, and outcomes People involved in research computing – workforce development, diversity, and...