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 . 

Congratulations to the Cloudify Gateways Awardees!

Congratulations to the awardees of the Cloudify Gateways solicitation, organized by SGCI, CloudyCluster, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). These awardees will get GCP credits and support from CloudyCluster to enhance the reach and cloud capabilities of their gateways.  The winning projects, announced at the SC19 conference, were: Making the Open OnDemand Platform Cloud Deployable Integrating COSMIC 2  to GCP through CloudyCluster Cyber Range—Educational Gateway for...

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...

SGCI's Julia Looney Featured in the Science Node Paths to HPC Series

Julia Looney Overcoming imposter syndrome to find the secret to her own 'good enough' Our new series, Paths to HPC, showcases women working in high-performance computing. Our hope is that by highlighting these trailblazers—and the sometimes unique paths they followed into the field—other women will feel inspired to envision themselves in similar roles. Today we talk with Julia Looney , Python Developer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) . What was your...

Call for Applications for Trusted CI's Open Science Cybersecurity Fellows Program — Apply by Jan. 17, 2020

Trusted CI serves the scientific community as the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, providing leadership in and assistance in cybersecurity in the support of research. In 2019, Trusted CI established the Open Science Cybersecurity Fellows program. This program establishes and supports a network of Fellows with diversity in both geography and scientific discipline. These fellows have access to training and other resources to foster their professional development in cybersecurity. In...