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IU Research Technologies hosts advanced course for top seismology students

"This is our advanced course, so the students were in their third year at a Ph.D program to qualify, and everyone we invited came from the top seismology programs in the country," said Gary Pavlis, IU professor of geological sciences. "IU’s supercomputing availability was one of the main reasons why we moved it here this year."

IT News
October 2, 2015
‘The Science Node’ explores how tech works and why it matters to science, research

With over 11,000 subscribers in 190 countries, the Science Node was previously known as International Science Grid This Week (iSGTW). The publication has been engaging with the public and supporting the research computing community for over a decade. Now, with iSGTW’s reporting extending well beyond grid computing, the editors decided it was time for a new tech-neutral name — and an updated look and feel.

IT News
September 17, 2015
IU Tech experts shine at XSEDE Conference

XSEDE – the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment – is described as “the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world.” In other words, XSEDE supports and provides access to some of the fastest supercomputers, data storage systems, and big data and cloud systems available to the US research community. We at IU are part of the team that makes it happen.

IT Connections
August 27, 2015

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Worldwide Education Outreach and Training Events

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Pacific Rim Applications and Grid Middleware Assembly (PRAGMA29)

Wed, 10/07/2015 (All day) - Fri, 10/09/2015 (All day)

Depok, Indonesia

Beth Plale, Director of the Data to Insight Center at IU, is on the program committee.  This conference was held at IU in 2014.

The 29th PRAGMA workshop is an outstanding international forum to present and discuss the progress of ongoing research colla

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PTI/RT Seminar: Introducing Graphical Interface to IU's Supercomputers

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Innovation Center, Room 105 Multipurpose Room A (Wrubel Lobby), Cyberinfrastructure Building, 2711 E 10th St, Indiana University - Bloomington
Streaming to ICTC IT 419, IUPUI - Indianapolis 232008

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Abhinav Thota, Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning, UITS Research Technologies, IU Pervasive Technology Institute

Supercomputers are designed to use a command line interface and batch processing system.

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Indiana University Statewide IT Conference

Mon, 10/19/2015 (All day) - Wed, 10/21/2015 (All day)

Indiana Memorial Union, Indiana University - Bloomington

Celebrating 20.  1995 was a landmark year in tech. Twenty years later, its impact is still changing the world—with no end in sight. This October, the IU community is reflecting on the past, focusing on the future, and seeing the road to the 2020 Bicentennial with 20/20 vision.

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