Supporting the education and development of newcomers to the world of science gateways

The SGCI Young Professionals Network is a community for those just starting out as well as experienced researchers and educators who are beginning to use Science Gateways. Supporters of the Young Professionals Network serve as mentors, workforce development committee members, and hosts for Young Professionals activities. Please fill in the Young Professionals Network Application and email it to

SGCI Young Professionals SPOTLIGHT

Shining the spotlight on the current and next generation of science gateway users and developers. This website feature highlights young professionals and their work experiences, training, academic interests, hobbies, and vision.

SGCI Young Professional of the Year Award

Acknowledging young professionals for notable achievement in the advancement of science gateways. The award includes a certificate plus an honorarium and website highlight. 

The application for the 2018 YPs of the Year has closed. Award recipients will be recognized at the Gateways 2018 conference.

2017 Awardees (recognized at the Gateways 2017 conference)

Joseph T. Yun
BS Computer Science
MS Advertising
PhD Candidate in Informatics (ABD)
Leader, Social Media Analytics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Social Media Macroscope Project
Rajesh Kalyanam
Software Engineer in Research Computing, Purdue University
PhD in Computer Engineering, Purdue University
Purdue Satellite Data Portal
Geospatial Data for Agricultural Economists
Cybersecurity Education Platform
Hector H. Corzo
BS Chemical Physics
Computational Chemistry PhD Candidate at Auburn University 
Science Gateways Computational Chemistry Workshop
Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award
(Awardees seen below)

2017 Young Professional of the Year AwardsYoung Professional Liaison to the SGCI Workforce Development Committee

Have a voice in developing strategies for career growth and professional success.

Networking Opportunities through Virtual Seminars

Provides an opportunity to meet with gateway experts and other young professionals to expand your network. Focused on encouraging career growth, sharing accomplishments, and learning from others. Discover what young professionals can expect as they embark on their careers. View scheduled and past webinars here


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Download SGCI Young Professionals Flyer