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Call for Papers (due 5/25): Campus Bridging Workshop: Reducing Obstacles on the Path to Big Answers at IEEE Cluster 2015

The workshop organizers invite you to submit one or more papers about the following topics related to Campus Bridging:
* data movement between campuses and national cyberinfrastructure
* job movement and virtual clustering
* data sharing, replication, and transfer
* user experiences
* training and documentation

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PTI's Plale and Kouper to lead Sloan Foundation-funded effort to identify scholars for Research Data Alliance

“Early career scholars bring an energy and a perspective to the field,” said Plale, the principal investigator for RDA Data Share. “They will embody the change that RDA is trying to bring about and will help bring that change about. As they engage in the RDA, they assimilate its culture of sharing and will then disseminate it back into their home institutions.”

IU News
February 15, 2015
IU brings broad contingent to AAAS, nation's largest general science meeting

Being named as fellows, bringing IU’s total number of AAAS fellows to 89, will be Edward J. Berbari, Chancellor’s Professor and chair of the biomedical engineering department at IUPUI; Thomas Sterling, professor of computer science in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University Bloomington; and P. Sarita Soni, professor emerita in the School of Optometry at IU Bloomington.

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Worldwide Education Outreach and Training Events

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PTI/RT Seminar: Linear Fascicle Evaluation for Big Data: Multi-thread, memory efficient factorization approach to study individual variability in large human populations

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB) - Multipurpose Room A (Wrubel Lobby), 2709 E 10th St, Indiana University Bloomington
ICTC, Room IT407, IUPUI via bridge 232008
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Franco Pestilli, PhD, Indiana University
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science

Magnetic resonance diffusion imaging and computational tractography are the only technologies that enable neuroscientists to measure white matter in the living human brain.

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Thursdays at the Scholars' Commons with UITS RT: Campus Bridging and Data Storage

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Herman B Wells Library, Scholars' Commons, 1320 E 10th St, Indiana University Bloomington

Supercharge your academic or research project!  Come to the Scholars’ Commons in the Herman B Wells Library each Thursday from 10am to 6pm for one-on-one consults with UITS Research Technologies (RT) experts.

Each Thursday features a range of topics.

First Thursdays (9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4, 2/5, 3/5, 4/2, 5/7)

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Supercomputing for Everyone Series: Introductory Parallel Programming for Supercomputers

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

IC Technology Complex (ICTC) IT121, 535 W Michigan, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

This workshop will introduce the concepts of threads and message passing to harness multiple processors to accomplish a single task.

To register for this event, click here and open the + sign near the bottom to see the dates available.

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