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...

KC Claffy, Director of SGCI Client CAIDA, Inducted Into Internet Hall of Fame

Congratulations to KC Claffy for being inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame! Claffy is the director of the Center for Applied Data Analysis (CAIDA) at the University of California's San Diego Supercomputer Center. Her team at CAIDA worked with SGCI's EDS consultants in 2018. Claffy's work has helped the global scientific research community to better understand the Internet and how it is used. Learn more about her in the  announcement written on the Internet Hall of Fame...

SC19: How to connect with SGCI and other gateway-related presentations

We look forward to seeing you at SC19 in Denver! We've compiled presentations that will be given by our staff below, as well as those being given by our Partners, Affiliates, clients, and anything else that's gateway-related.  Presentations by SGCI Staff Presentations by SGCI Partners and Affiliates Other Presentations and Events of Interest SGCI Participant, Partner, and Affiliate Booths Presentations by SGCI Staff Sunday, Nov. 17 ...

In Science Node article "Staying ahead of the data tsunami," Joe Yun says Macroscope project wouldn't exist if it weren't for the Focus Week experience

Staying ahead of the data tsunami The Social Media Macroscope helps researchers go with the big data flow Speed read Social media platforms create a lot of data that scientists can use Accessing this information often requires advanced computer science knowledge Social Media Macroscope gateway allows researchers outside of STEM to navigate social media data Scientists spend years studying to become experts in their field—but every once in a while a tidal wave...

Summer 2020 Student Opportunities Offered by TACC

Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Research 4 Social Change   Apply by March 1, 2020 Paid, 9-week summer research experience at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at The University of Texas at Austin for undergraduates who want to gain advanced programming and problem-solving skills to conduct cutting-edge research in engineering, science, and computational medicine. Research projects emphasize advanced computing as a tool to power discoveries that will impact social change for...

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...

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