Travel Grants Available for Broader Engagement (BE) program & Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 2021: Apply by June 26, 2020

Applications are now being accepted for travel grants for participation in the Broader Engagement (BE) program and the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 2021 Computational Science and Engineering (CSE21) conference in Fort Worth, Texas, which will be on March 1-March 5, 2021.  Funding is available for undergraduate and graduate students in all areas of computational science and engineering. There are also limited funds available for faculty and professionals. If you...

SGCI Partner NCSA Awarded $10 million by NSF for Deployment of Delta

The  National Science Foundation's  (NSF)  Innovative High-Performance Computing program , has awarded $10 million to the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) to deploy and operate Delta, an advanced computing and data resource that will shape the future of technology and practice in advanced research computing. With the deployment of the Delta system, NCSA takes an active role in expanding the adoption of  GPU-based computing  and continues to be...

Bridges-2 Webinar, May 28, 2020

Bridges-2 Webinar, Thursday, May 28, 11am ET. Register here . This will be an hour-long informative and interactive webinar about the highly anticipated new supercomputer Bridges-2. Bridges-2 is funded by the National Science Foundation and will provide transformative capability for rapidly evolving, computation-intensive, and data-intensive research, creating opportunities for collaboration and convergence research. The webinar will highlight: System features, including...

XSEDE Webinar: Introduction to Expanse, June 18, 2020

Introduction to Expanse will be presented on June 18, 2020, by Mahdhar Tatineni , Ph.D., SDSC User Support Group Lead, Research Programmer Analyst The webinar will provide an introduction to Expanse, the upcoming NSF funded HPC resource at SDSC. Detailed information will be provided on the Expanse system architecture including the CPU, GPU nodes, and the InfiniBand network. An overview of the AMD Rome architecture and optimization guidelines will be provided with examples.  ...

Webinar: Social Media Analytics and the COVID-19 Infodemic, May 19, 2020

Upcoming Webinar: Social Media Analytics and the COVID-19 Infodemic May 19, 2020, 12pm Central Time Register:  https://lnkd.in/eUPmyAt. Join  Joseph T. Yun , the PI for the  Social Media Macroscope , for an upcoming webinar about Social Media Analytics and the COVID-19 'Infodemic'. Webinar Description: “We’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health...

XSEDE ECSS Symposium: Gateway Production Monitoring & Essentials for a Successful XRAC Proposal, May 19, 2020

The next XSEDE ECSS Symposium will be  Tuesday, May 19 at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET . More information about the Symposium series and links to previous presentation can be found here:  https://www.xsede.org/for- users/ecss/ecss-symposium . Speaker: Kenneth Yoshimoto (SDSC) Title: Gateway Production Monitoring Abstract:  In order to monitor the function of a production gateway, Neuroscience Gateway (NSG), two programs were developed to test...

Neuroscience Gateway Will Grow Capabilities With New Awards

By Nayiri Mullinix The Neuroscience Gateway (NSG) has been serving the computational neuroscience community since 2013. With over 1,100 users as of April 2020, the NSG was designed to fulfill the needs of those analyzing large scale brain models to learn about various neuronal functions and more. Two recent awards from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health will allow a growing group of researchers to utilize the NSG. Most of this modeling has been done...

Citizen Science Project "Notes from Nature" Digitizes Millions of Plant Specimens Online

The Notes from Nature project allows citizen scientists to upload photos of specimens and to label them with useful data, which plays an important role in alleviating the bottleneck of specimens that need to be digitized. The project is hosted on the Zooniverse platform, an SGCI Client. Grant Miller, Zooinverse community manager, is a member of the SGCI Steering Committee. Read the article  Citizen Science Project "Notes from Nature" Digitizes Millions of Plant Specimens...

A Conversation With SGCI Co-PI Maytal Dahan

SGCI's Co-PI Maytal Dahan was interviewed for the most recent issue of Texascale, the magazine of the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Read A Conversation With Maytal Dahan  to learn about her work with science gateways, how she got a start in a career in advanced computing, how gateways broaden access to high performance computing, and more.

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