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A Recent Study Identifies nanoHUB as Top Computational Materials Science Resource

nanoHUB , a science gateway that has provided resources to the nanotechnology community for more than fifteen years, is known for its well-curated collection of education modules, teaching materials, and computational simulation tools. A recent study identified this popular destination for students and educators as the most familiar and widely used resource for Computational Materials Science and Engineering (CMSE) education in the United States. The distinction is based on data...

Science Node Article "Hawai'i H20" Features SGCI Client ‘Ike Wai

The ‘Ike Wai gateway, which is a platform dedicated to ensuring Hawai’i’s water security through research, education, and community engagement, has been featured in an article by Science Node. The interview with Sean Cleveland featured in the article (copied below) took place at the  Gateways 2018  conference in Austin, TX. ‘Ike Wai is an  SGCI client , and project team members were participants in the May 2018  Science Gateways Bootcamp .  Hawai'i H2O ...

Apply by 12/1 for Cybersecurity Assessment by IU CACR

The Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR), in collaboration with the US Navy, is accepting applications to participate in a high profile cybersecurity assessment free of charge. The application period closes December 1, 2018. View the full announcement and download the application template at  https://cacr.iu.edu/pact/ . The selected applicant will receive a rigorous cybersecurity assessment conducted by distinguished experts in the field, inspired in...

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall 2018 Meeting, Dec. 10-11

The CNI Fall 2018 Membership Meeting will take place in Washington, D.C., Dec. 10-11. Representatives from CNI member organizations gather twice annually to explore new technologies, content, and applications; to further collaboration; to analyze technology policy issues, and to catalyze the development and deployment of new projects. CNI Membership Meetings are open to two people from each member institution, plus presenters. Some presentations will be...

SGCI congratulates Bootcamp alumni on their recent $4.5 million NSF award

By Nayiri Mullinix “The Bootcamp experience was still fresh in our minds. We applied lessons learned there even during proposal writing – from identifying audiences, clearly connecting activities to goals and outcomes, to developing a sustainability plan. GeoEDF will utilize SGCI consulting services on usability and user-centered design and impact assessment, and leverage the SGCI student internship program.” Carol Song of Purdue University and four co-PIs, including Jack Smith...

SC18: Connect with SGCI and Other Gateway-Related Events

Going to SC18? We have good news! You'll be able to meet with SGCI staff during the conference. As details become available, we'll update this article with the various opportunities to engage with us and other gateway-related events of interest.  We're also proud to be a sponsor of the SC18 Cloud HPC Hack , happening November 12-13.  See you in Dallas!

Webinar: Using Open OnDemand for Training and Education, Oct. 17, 2018

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is hosting a free webinar on October 17. 2018, from 3:00-4:00 pm Eastern time. The webinar will be about Open OnDemand, an SGCI Affiliate , and will be presented by Alan Chalker, Director of Strategic Programs, and Kate Cahill, Education and Training Specialist at OSC. Abstract:  Open OnDemand, an open-source software project based on OSC's proven OnDemand web platform, enables HPC centers to install and deploy advanced web and graphical...

SC18 Cloud HPC Hack

The goal of the SC18 Cloud HPC Hack is to provide an enhanced fun learning experience at SC18 . The hack will run from the morning of November 12 through the evening of the 13th. The Hack will be a hands-on team cloud HPC experience and will offer a flexible schedule so that participants can also attend SC18 activities. There will be a hack-HQ with hacksnacks, hacktorials, hackprizes, hack showcase, and lots of hackfun. SC18 is an ideal place for this Hack, with over...

US Research Software Sustainability Institute (URSSI) Conceptualization Project Survey

The NSF-Funded US Research Software Sustainability Institute ( URSSI ) conceptualization project is looking for opinions about needs in the US research software community. To offer your opinions, consider participating in a brief 10 to 15-minute survey ( https://nd.qualtrics.com/jfe/ form/SV_8ik4azGuHmojKW9 ) to provide input about how to increase the amount of sustainable research software that is available and how to increase and improve the research that relies on that...

Science Node Covers Gateways 2018 Conference

Representatives from Science Node, an online publication that covers the impact of advanced computing and networks, joined us at the Gateways 2018 conference, which took place September 25-27 in Austin, TX. Read the resulting story from Alisa Alering, " The secret sauce of science ," for a summary of the conference and to find out how science gateways provide the one simple ingredient that can boost scientific discovery across domains.