Tag: cyberinfrastructure

Making Sense of Cyberinfrastructure

Aug 17, 2015 |

Cyberinfrastructure. If there’s one word that’s likely to create confusion both within the scientific research community and among the public at large, this may be it. Yet the concept of cyberinfrastructure is at the very core of the nation’s top scientific research priorities, and the National Science Foundation is firmly committed to continuing to make cyberinfrastructure resources available to researchers across the nation.

XSEDE Panel Highlights Diversity of NSF Computing Resources

Jul 31, 2015 |

A plenary panel at the XSEDE15 conference, which took place this week in St. Louis, Mo., highlighted the broad spectrum of computing resources provided by the National Science Foundation, including several new and testbed projects and an effort to help more people use cyberinfrastructure to advance their research. “I don’t think there has been a Read more…

New Models for Research Computing, Part I

Mar 9, 2015 |

In the first of a four-part series, Jay Etchings, director of operations for research computing, and senior HPC architect at Arizona State University lays out the concept of the next-generation cyberinfrastructure, a set of integrated technology components working together to support the diverse needs of the research community across disciplines and across scale. Where does high-performance computing go from Read more…

NSF Signs $1.4 Million Check to Advance Community Database

Jan 21, 2015 |

Thanks to an NSF award worth $1.4 million, bioinformatics researchers at Washington State University and Clemson University and elsewhere will soon have the kind of infrastructure capable of supporting 21st century big data genomics workloads. As part of the Tripal Gateway project, the multi-university team will work to enhance the scope and capacity of their existing Read more…

The Impact of Cyberinfrastructure

Oct 22, 2014 |

Rich Knepper’s talk as part of the International Conference on Infrastructures and Cooperation in E-science and E-humanities, in Leipzig, Germany, tackles the subject of “Living cyberinfrastructures and their impact on scientific research.” Knepper, who is Manager of Campus Bridging and Research Infrastructure at Indiana University, says he started thinking about the idea for the presentation Read more…

UCSD’s Big Data Freeway

Mar 21, 2013 |

UCSD rolls out a next-generation bypass network across its La Jolla, Calif., campus.

NSF’s Seidel: ‘Software is the Modern Language of Science’

Aug 9, 2011 |

Edward Seidel, the former director of the NSF’s Office of Cyberinfrastructure, told attendees at TeraGrid ’11 that after more than four centuries of science being conducted at a painstakingly slow pace, today’s communications technologies and scientific advances are forcing a dramatic change — and acceleration — in all areas of science. At the heart of this change will be software.

Life After TeraGrid

Jul 28, 2011 |

XSEDE takes up NSF’s cyberinfrastructure mission with a broader mandate.

TeraGrid 2010 Conference Campus Champion Program

Aug 18, 2010 |

Fifty-one Campus Champions attended TeraGrid’s fifth annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pa., recently. Accounting for about 15 percent of attendees, the champions bring a wealth of experience to the program, including knowledge of TeraGrid systems and services, their local campus resources, and other cyberinfrastructures such as the Open Science Grid. This is our fifth and final in a series covering the TeraGrid conference.

TeraGrid 2010 Keynote: The Essential Role Cyberinfrastructure Plays in the Geosciences

Aug 12, 2010 |

Dr. Tim Killeen, representing the National Science Foundation, last week addressed the annual TeraGrid ’10 conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. His keynote emphasized the urgent need for sustainable cyberinfrastructure in the geosciences and across all domains of science. This is our third in a series covering the TeraGrid conference.

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