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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…

25
Mar
2021

I2 Online Event Identifies Cyberinfrastructure Gaps for Under-Resourced Institutions

By John Hicks, Internet2 Network Research Engineer The Eastern Regional Network (ERN) Broadening the Reach (BTR) working group is focused on learning how best to support smaller, mid-sized, and under-resourced campuses. The campuses include Minority Serving Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Established Program to Stimulate Competitive…

25
Feb
2021

Workshop Helps You Champion Research Computing on Your Campus

By Dana Brunson, Internet2 Executive Director, Research Engagement Do you support researchers using advanced computing, but need help? Are you or others at your institution interested in becoming more effective at enabling computational and data-intensive research? The free Virtual Residency 2021 Summer Workshop on Introductory/Intermediate/Advanced Research Computing Facilitation, slated for…

14
Jan
2021

Jumpstart Your Sustainability Plan with a Free Mini-Course

By Nayiri Mullinix, SGCI Community Engagement and Exchange Coordinator Are you interested in developing a sustainability strategy? The Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI) is offering a free Jumpstart Your Sustainability Plan mini-course on March 1-3, 2021 from 12-1:30 p.m. ET each day. Register for the event by February…