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30
Aug
2021

Gaining Consensus and Supporting Data-Driven Discovery on Campus with CaRCC

By Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

The students are back. Campus might look like brick and mortar buildings, virtual classrooms, or both this year. What are the challenges facing educational institutions in supporting computationally and data intensive research? A panel of speakers from the Campus Research Computing Consortium (CaRCC) addressed key topics in a…

18
Aug
2021

Developing a Nexus for Research Computing Support

By Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

Preparing the next generation of research computing and data (RCD) professionals is a moving target. As the field continues to evolve, it is incumbent upon leaders to create a more diverse and equitable environment.  Dana Brunson and her team of 4 co-principal investigators are redefining what diversity means within…

04
Aug
2021

3 Tips on How to Ease the Pain Points Surrounding Cloud Computing for Research

By Ananya Ravipati, Internet2 Research Cloud Engineer, and Amanda Tan, Internet2 Research Engagement Program Manager

Ananya Ravipati (left) and Amanda Tan Ananya Ravipati and Amanda Tan are two of several subject matter experts and program ambassadors who facilitate CLASS: Cloud Learning and Skills Sessions, an Internet2 program developed to fill the gaps in training for cloud and research computing. Ananya, a research cloud engineer…

21
Jul
2021

National Workforce Survey Gains Momentum – We Want to Hear from You!

Research computing and data (RCD) management jobs are more in demand than ever. However, the challenge is filling them with qualified staff. A group of RCD professionals has set out to collect more information in the field through a national study. Funded by an NSF grant, the…

13
Jul
2021

Guide to PEARC21 – Evolution Across All Dimensions

By Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

Join Internet2 staff and community members at the ACM Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC) conference. This year’s theme is “Evolution Across All Dimensions.” The event will be held virtually from 8 a.m. Monday, July 19 through 3 p.m. Thursday, July 22 PDT. Internet2 is a proud sponsor…

13
Jul
2021

Internet2’s John Hicks Reflects on Expanding Access and Bridging the Gap for Research

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

John Hicks, network research engineer with Internet2, has spent most of his career supporting scientists, researchers, and research computing and data professionals in their use of high performance research and education (R&E) networks. His role with Internet2’s Research Engagement team includes supporting the Eastern Regional Network and its Broadening the…

24
Jun
2021

Research that Makes Tech Possible – A Conversation with Dana Brunson

By Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

Dana Brunson As the Principal Investigator for a new $1.49M National Science Foundation grant, Dana Brunson has big plans. The grant fuels the development of a national career center by providing products, tools, services, and communities to sustain Research Computing and Data (RCD) operations and builds on years of collaboration…

07
Jun
2021

Resource and Career Center Pilot for Advancing Computational and Data-intensive Research Earns $1.49M NSF Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 7, 2021 – Research is increasingly dependent upon research computing and data (RCD) infrastructure and services, and researchers are struggling to keep pace with the explosion of data and the rapidly evolving computing landscape. Having access to RCD professionals who have both the technology expertise and understanding…

03
May
2021

Broadening the Reach into Under-Resourced Institutions

By John Hicks, Internet2 Research Engagement Smaller, mid-sized, and under-resourced academic institutions face unique challenges in providing resources needed to effectively support scholars and researchers. Smaller institutions — including Minority Serving Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Established Program for Stimulate Competitive Research institutions — that have…