Remembering Steve Tuecke

All of us at the SGCI were saddened to hear that Steve Tuecke passed away on November 2, 2019. Tuecke's colleague at Globus, Ian Foster, wrote a heartfelt tribute on their website. Read it here . 

XSEDE Webinar Dec. 12, 2019: Data Visualization With Python Using Jupyter Notebooks

XSEDE Webinar: Data Visualization With Python Using Jupyter Notebooks Date and Time: Thursday, December 12, 11:00am to 12:00pm PST. Python is rapidly becoming the programming language of choice for scientific research, and Jupyter Notebooks provide a user-friendly way of writing and running python code and of teaching and learning how to program. Visual analytics is playing an increasingly important role in data science by allowing researchers to explore massive amounts of data for...

Trusted CI Webinar October 28th at 11am ET: Trends in Global Privacy: GDPR One Year Later with Scott Russell

CACR's Scott Russell is presenting the Trusted CI talk, "Trends in Global Privacy: GDPR One Year Later" on October 28th at 11am (Eastern).   Register here . Be sure to check spam/junk folder for registration confirmation email. Abstract: The past few years have seen a resurgence of privacy laws around the globe, starting with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but leading to proposed laws in South Korea, Brazil, and the United States. These...

Trusted CI receives $12.5M renewal grant from NSF

The National Science Foundation has awarded  Trusted CI , the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence and SGCI participant, a $12.5 million renewal grant to extend the center through 2024. Read the full story in this News at Indiana University article. 

PEARC20 CFP

*Updated 12/5/19: the deadline for submissions has changed. Please check the CFP page for the most up-to-date information.* PEARC20 will be July 26-30, 2020 in Portland, OR. The Call for Participation  invites the community to submit papers for the following tracks: Advanced research computing environments - systems and system software Application software, support, and outcomes People involved in research computing: workforce development, diversity, and...

SC19 Cloud HPC Hackathon—Nov. 18-20, 2019

The SC19 Cloud HPC Hackathon, which will be November 18-20, 2019, is being organized by SGCI and CloudyCluster. The goal of the hackathon is to provide an enhanced fun learning experience at SC19. The hack will be during the SC19 conference and have program hours that run in the evenings so participants can attend conference activities. It will be a hands-on team experience and will be flexible in schedule so participants can attend SC19 activities (so they can hack in back...

XSEDE Gateway Attributes Submission—Webinar for Gateway Administrators, Oct. 1, 2019

The first webinar was on Sept. 18, 2019. Webinar slides are available here . The second webinar (described below) will be on October 1, 2019, at 1 pm ET (10 am PT). This webinar will provide a brief overview and insight on a new method to submit Gateway attributes and provide an opportunity for discussion. It is strongly recommended that the Gateway PI and/or Gateway admin attend this webinar. Background: XSEDE mandates Gateways to report additional attributes about gateway...

Call for Applications for the 2020 Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Community Fellows Program

ESIP  Community Fellows are graduate students and post-docs (<2 yrs since graduation) interested in bridging the gap between informatics and Earth Science. This fellowship provides fellows with a chance to work closely with professionals in an interdisciplinary, cross-sector group ( ESIP collaboration area ) on current Earth Science problems. Community fellows become engaged in ESIP collaboration areas as rapporteurs, documenting group activities on monthly telecons and at ESIP’s...

SGCI Staff Mona Wong Featured in Science Node Article "Don't worry about the software"

Don’t worry about the software Science gateway developer Mona Wong combines passion for programming with love of science. Speed read Technological hurdles can prevent scientists from pursuing research Science gateways provide an easy, custom interface to supercomputing resources Developer Mona Wong uses programming skills to support science from the inside out Have you ever set out to accomplish a new task but quickly discovered that it required new...

SGCI's Maytal Dahan Featured in the Science Node Paths to HPC Series

Maytal Dahan When marine biology means too much chemistry, a first-generation college student falls in love with computer programming. 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 Maytal Dahan , director of Advanced Computing Interfaces...