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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…

01
Dec
2020

National Effort Prioritizes Advancing Cyberinfrastructure and Research Readiness Among Minority-Serving Institutions

Historically Black colleges and universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and minority-serving institutions encouraged to participate in survey to level up cyberinfrastructure HUNTSVILLE, Ala., and WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 1, 2020 – The Minority Serving-Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC), in collaboration with Internet2, is leading a national effort to help minority-serving institutions identify the science, engineering,…

23
Nov
2020

Can We Use All the Bandwidth? IceCube Project Update

By John Hicks, Internet2 Research Network Engineer, and Matt Zekauskas, Internet2 Senior Engineer Last year, it was “can we use all the GPUs?” This year it’s “can we use all the bandwidth?” Really, it’s about obtaining sufficient data movement to support a computational workflow – can one cost-effectively do large-scale…

24
Jun
2020

E-CAS: Researchers Study The Brain’s Neural Code by Simulating Cortical Circuits on 100k Simultaneous Cores Using Google Cloud

Authors: Salvador Durá-Bernal, Assistant Professor, State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University, and Research Scientist IV, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research; William W Lytton, Distinguished Professor, State University of New York.  Researchers from the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Health Sciences University presented the Phase 1…

18
Dec
2018

What Do Research Computing and Information Security Leaders Have in Common?

By Thomas Barton, Senior Director and Chief Information Security Officer at the University of Chicago Quite a lot, it turns out, as demonstrated at the “Enabling Trustworthy Campus Cyberinfrastructure for Science” workshop, held at the University of Maryland in September 2018. The workshop, a collaborative production of Internet2 and Trusted…