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NSF CyberBridges Workshop Attracts Leading Researchers

July 9, 2013

Leading cyberinfrastructure researchers will gather for a workshop in Arlington, VA, on July 15-16, 2013, to initiate new collaborations, encourage networking, and to provide guidance on how to further build the community of cyberinfrastructure researchers. The effort is funded by the National Science Foundation's Division of Advanced Computing Infrastructure.

Coordination of the NSF-funded workshop is a joint effort by Purdue University and Mississippi State University, and is drawing top cyberinfrastructure faculty from prestigious institutions in the nation to present and discuss challenges and research results in specific areas.

Keynote faculty speakers for the workshop this year will be:

Brian I. Athey, Collegiate Professor and Inaugural Chair of the Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics at the University of Michigan Medical School

Omar Ghattas, the John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Chair in Computational Geosciences, Professor of Geological Sciences and Mechanical Engineering, and Director of the Center for Computational Geosciences in the Institute for Computational Engineering and
Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin

William Gropp, Thomas M. Siebel Chair in Computer Science, Computer Science Department; Director, Parallel Computing Institute; Deputy Director for Research Institute for Advanced Computing Applications and Technologies at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Chandrajit Bajaj, Director, Center for Computational Visualization, Institute for Computational and Engineering Sciences and Professor of Computer Sciences at University of Texas at Austin

Steven I. Gordon, Interim Co-Executive Director, Ohio Supercomputer Center

To view the full press release, please see: CyberBridges Workshop.