Software: Matlab on HPCC

FRIDAY, November 18 |  By Xiaoge Wang, Research Consultant, iCER About the Author:Xiaoge Wang has over 20 years experience in scientific computing, especially in the development of parallel algorithms for various science and engineering applications. She draws on her knowledge of machine learning...

Categories: HPCC, Research

NIH Commons program provides computing support to biomedical researchers

NIH Commons program ( recently announced the NIH Commons Credit Pilot, which provides biomedical researchers support for access to cloud-based computing resources. Researchers must hold an NIH grant at the time of the award to be a part of the pilot. Researchers...

Categories: Research

Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CyberTraining)

WEDNESDAY, October 25th — "This solicitation calls for developing innovative, scalable training programs to address the emerging needs and unresolved bottlenecks in scientific and engineering workforce development of targeted, multidisciplinary communities, at the postsecondary level and beyond,...

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NIFA Introduces FACT Program for Data Science in Agriculture

WEDNESDAY, October 25th — On October 10th, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) convened a summit in Chicago for the purpose of identifying the future of data in agriculture and building on existing US government-wide investments in big data. ...

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Funding Opportunity: Smart & Connected Communities (S&CC) program

WEDNESDAY, October 19 —The National Science Foundation (NSF) has published the Smart & Connected Communities (S&CC) program solicitation, spanning the Directorates for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE); Education and Human Resources (EHR); Engineering (ENG);...

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Planned Maintenance: Wednesday, November 01

Restart the automatic deletion process on /mnt/scratch (/mnt/ls15) for files that are older than 45 days. This was previously disabled due to stability concerns. 

Categories: HPCC, Support

Planned Maintenance: Wednesday, October 19

Migrate the active users of ufs-10-b to the new file servers.

Categories: HPCC, Support

Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Forum 2016 was a huge success

FRIDAY, October 14 —  Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Forum 2016 was a huge success.  With an attendee list greater in number than ever before, a diverse group gathered together on MSU’s campus for exciting leading edge discussion and collaboration.   A select group of speakers from Michigan State...

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Monthly Important User Updates - October

WEDNESDAY, October 12  New storage servers This summer and fall, iCER added 1.6 petabytes of replicated, offsite storage to replace older home directory file servers. We have been moving user data over to the new file systems and creating new users and research spaces on those servers. During the...

Categories: HPCC, User Services

Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase I (TRIPODS)

WEDNESDAY, October 12 – TRIPODS aims to bring together the statistics, mathematics, and theoretical computer science communities to develop the theoretical foundations of data science through integrated research and training activities. Phase I, described in this solicitation, will support the...

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Invitation to Present Visualization Seminar Topics

WEDNESDAY, October 12 – The International HPC Training Consortium* would like to cordially you to propose a presentation on visualization to be webcast to the community. Discussions with the research community have identified a need among the research community to learn more about visualization...

Categories: HPCC

Invitation to Present Workflow Seminar Topics

WEDNESDAY, October 12 – The International HPC Training Consortium* would like to cordially you to propose a presentation on a workflow topic to be webcast to the community. Discussions with the research community have identified a strong need among researchers to learn more about workflow tools,...

Categories: HPCC