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Education, Outreach, and Training Resources

Upcoming events

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

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 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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60 minutes with the National Science Foundation

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB), Wrubel Commons, 2709 E 10th St, Indiana University Bloomington

View remotely via video bridge:   224810 (available via phone or video)

An overview of the NSF Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Division (ACI), which supports scientists and engineers who use advanced computation, data-handling, and networking to make discoveries.

Anita Nikolich is Program Director for Cybersecurity in the Division of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure at the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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The Fifth Workshop on Big Data Benchmarks, Performance Optimization, and Emerging Hardware

Fri, 09/05/2014 (All day)

Hangzhou, China
Co-located wtih VLDB 2014
September 1-5, 2014

For more information, see the workshop website:

3rd Workshop on Scalable Computing in Distributed Systems (SCoDiS'14) and 8th Workshop on Large Scale Computations on Grids (LaSCoG'14)

Sun, 09/07/2014 (All day)

Warsaw, Poland
In conjunction with FedCSIS

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Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS 2014)

Sun, 09/07/2014 (All day) - Wed, 09/10/2014 (All day)

Warsaw, Poland

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Resources for IU faculty, students, and staff

High Performance Computing Systems for IU Researchers: An Introduction

This hands-on course covers the basics of using IU's supercomputing systems from logging in to job creation and submission.

Download a copy of the slides from the September 10, 2012 HPC introduction. (ppt)

UITS Research Technologies Overview & Fair

Representatives from the Big Red and Quarry Supercomputers, Research Storage, the Research Database ComplexHigh Performance ApplicationsScience Community Tools, and High Performance Filesystems gave an overview of the services available from Research Technologies in support of research at Indiana University.  

Download a copy of the slides from the Overview Presentation (pptx)


Resources for K-12 educators

The Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute has engaged for several years in K-12 Education, Outreach and Training (EOT) events related to technology in general and computing in particular. Through the resources linked here, we hope to assist educators in adding these types of workships to their own curriculum. 

Generating Early Interest in Science and Technology - Workshops and Teaching Materials

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Additional Materials and Resources