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14
Jun
2022

New NSF-funded Report Examines Research Computing and Data Capabilities in Higher Education

By Daphne McCanse, Communications and Engagement for RCD Nexus, CaRCC

The second Research Computing and Data (RCD) Capabilities Model Community Dataset report is now available through CaRCC’s RCD Nexus as part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation. The report aggregates assessments contributed by 51 higher education institutions, providing insight…

27
Jan
2022

Take the Campus Research Computing Consortium (CaRCC) Survey to Share Your Needs, Priorities

By Dana Brunson, Internet2; Tom Cheatham, University of Utah; Ruth Marinshaw, Stanford University; Deb McCaffrey, University of Michigan

Calling all research computing and cyberinfrastructure professionals: the Campus Research Computing Consortium (CaRCC) wants to hear from you! We are reaching out to professionals in the research cyberinfrastructure space to ask for your participation in the XSEDE-supported Campus Research Computing Consortium (CaRCC) Decadal Survey aimed at…

09
Nov
2021

Democratizing Cloud Computing on Campus via CLASS

By Amanda Tan, Internet2 Research Engagement Program Manager

Over the last 10 months, the Internet2 Cloud Learning and Skills Sessions (CLASS) program has helped facilitate an educational experience in cloud and research computing for more than 70 participants.  The goals of the CLASS program are to enable scientific discovery by building a broad research community able to…

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…