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...

Trusted CI Highlights Collaboration With SGCI

Trusted CI and SGCI began collaborating about three years ago. The partnership has developed into two main functions: to provide specialized engagements to gateway developers and operators seeking cybersecurity support, and to present on relevant cybersecurity topics during SGCI Gateway Focus Weeks and related events. Read more about our collaboration in this recent post on Trusted CI's website .

SGCI Launches Gateway Ambassadors Program—Join Now!

By Sandra Gesing   SGCI has launched a new program to create a network of representatives who would like to share information about gateways on their campuses, in their organizations, and in distributed projects.  Gateway Ambassadors serve as community builders, making connections and creating a network between people, experts, and resources.   Activities include meeting with individuals who are eager to learn more about science...

Trusted CI Accepting Engagement Applications for Early 2020

Trusted CI is accepting applications for one-on-one engagements to be executed in Jan-June 2020. Applications are due Oct 2, 2019 (Slots are limited and in demand, so this is a hard deadline!) To learn more about the process and criteria, and to complete the application form, visit their website:  http://trustedci.org/ application During Trusted CI’s first 5 years, they've conducted more than 24 one-on-one engagements with NSF-funded projects, Large...

Applications open for URSSI Winter School on Research Software Development

Applications are open for the URSSI pilot Winter School on Research Software Development:  http://urssi.us/ winterschool/ .   The US Research Software Sustainability Institute planning effort is organizing a 2.5-day workshop on research software engineering skills. This is aimed at early-career researchers, including graduate students and postdocs, who are familiar with the basics such as the Unix shell, version control with Git, and Python programming, and would like to...

Open OnDemand—Open HPC Webinar, Aug. 20 at 12pm ET

Subject: Open OnDemand – Open HPC Webinar When: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 12:00PM – 1:00PM (Eastern) Presenters: Dominic Daninger, VP of Engineering, and Kyle Gross, Senior HPC Technician, Nor-Tech Abstract: Open OnDemand is an open-source software project that enables HPC centers to install and deploy advanced web and graphical applications and interfaces for their clients. Nor-Tech is a value-add reseller specializing in HPC hardware and software integration and...

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