Callouts

Climate change hurting your feelings?

Weather and user emotion correlated in new visualization tool.
NSF-funded supercomputers at University of Nebraska-Lincoln drive analytical tool.
Predictive power could yield useful results for scientists, citizens, and city planners.

Informatics Open House

The University of Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) RECEPTION
Tuesday, September 27
N500 CPHB

Program:
3:45pm-4:30pm Design of UI3 facility - BNIM Design Team
5:00pm Welcome and Opening Remarks
5:15pm-6:30pm Tour the facility, meet and mingle
with Cluster Faculty and UI3 support teams

Big Data Hack-A-Thon

Midwest Big Data Hackathon is a 2 day non-stop hackathon with 150 participants, and it will be held at University of Iowa in the heart of downtown Iowa City, USA. The event is open to all university students that have a passion for creating things with technology!

Students will form teams to work on their project (or 'hack') up to 4 members. Projects are open format, which means that you can hack on web, mobile, desktop, or hardware applications. Company mentors will be available throughout the event for questions to make sure beginners and experts alike will have the help they need to successfully develop their project. All teams will demo their hacks at the end of the event and winners will be chosen by company mentors.

Exascale Computing Initiative Report Accepted by ASCAC

The exascale computing initiative (ECI) report submitted to Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) by sub-committee chair Vice-President for Research at UI Prof. Dan Reed was accepted by the committee.

UI Among Top 8 Universities in Big Data Education

Top 8 universities in the forefront in big data education

News

September 20, 2016

Greetings from the Central Plains Research Data Center!  

July 26, 2016

Kelly Gaither, Brian McAnn, and Matthew Vaughn from the Texas Advanced Computing Center will co-teach an innovative new course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory December 1 - 10, 2016 aimed at jump-starting use of immersive, interactive visualization in biology. The course is aimed at researchers who wish to design and implement innovative visualization tools to help address biological or biomedical research questions.

July 25, 2016

Location: School of Computer Science, Kilburn and IT Buildings, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (Buildings 39 and 40 on the campus map)

Dates: 2 ½ days from Sept. 12th noon – Sept. 14th 5 pm, 2016

Immediately preceding and co-located in Manchester with First Conference of Research Software Engineers (RSE Conference) (Sept 15-16 at Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, UK)

Travel support is available for students, early career researchers. This workshop encourages US-based students' participation. Please check the link below for more details.