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IU to play key role in NSF-funded Midwest Big Data Hub regional project

Beth Plale, IU School of Informatics and Computing professor and director of the Data to Insight Center, is co-principal investigator for the Midwest Big Data Hub and a member of its steering committee. IU’s effort also involves Bernice Pescosolido, Indiana University Network Institute (IUNI) director and IU distinguished professor of sociology, and Rob Quick, IU Pervasive Technology Institute, manager of distributed operational support and engineering.

IT news
November 5, 2015
IU genome analysis center wins National Science Foundation funding renewal

"Since its inception, NCGAS has established itself as a leading center for NSF researchers who need high performance computing facilities and curated bioinformatics software to get their science done.  The renewed NSF funding allows us to build on past successes as we serve our existing clients and seek to partner with additional researchers to understand their massive genomic data sets."

IT news
November 10, 2015
Brad Wheeler named interim dean for IU School of Informatics and Computing

"The School of Informatics and Computing has great momentum in its growth and expanding role and now as home to the new programs in intelligent systems engineering," Wheeler said. "I'm honored to help lead the school as it enters the next major phase in its already highly accomplished history."

IT News
October 20, 2015

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Worldwide Education Outreach and Training Events

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Digital Library Brown Bag Series: Using R for Text Analysis

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Herman B Wells Library, Hazelbaker Hall (E159), Indiana University - Bloomington

Tassie Gniady, UITS Research Technologies

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UITS RT/PTI Seminar: Research data sharing without barriers - The Research Data Alliance and IU

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB), Wrubel Lobby Multipurpose Room A, 2709 E 10th St, Indiana University - Bloomington
Streamed to Information and Communications Technology Complex (ICTC), Room IT419, IUPUI - Indianapolis

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Rob Quick, UITS Research Technologies, and Inna Kouper, IU Data to Insight Center, will present.

"The Research Data Alliance (RDA) builds the social and technical bridges that enable open sharing of data.” Now in its third year, the Research Data Alliance has grown to over 3000 members from mo

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The HiPEAC Conference

Mon, 01/18/2016 (All day) - Wed, 01/20/2016 (All day)

Prague, Czech Republic

Indiana University is hosting the High-Level Programming Methods and Directives for Multicore and Manycore systems (HPM4MMS) workshop inconjunction with this conference. 

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