Tag Archives: cyberinfrastructure

RENCI teams with Clemson and WSU on $2.95 million project to improve and simplify large-scale data analysis

CHAPEL HILL, NC – RENCI researchers will work with scientists from Clemson University and Washington State University on a project funded by the National Science Foundation to develop cyberinfrastructure aimed at providing researchers around the nation and world with a more fluid and flexible system of analyzing large-scale data. The NSF awarded $2.95 million for […]

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Environmental science infrastructure across continents

  Infrastructure for research in the environmental sciences shouldn’t be constrained by national boundaries. That’s the idea behind Cooperation EU-US, or CoopEUS. Launched by the U.S. National Science Foundation and the European Union through its Research Infrastructures action of the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, CoopEUS brings together American and European scientists involved […]

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Making genomes make sense

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Sometimes, technology progresses faster than our ability to take advantage of it. The Internet was the domain of the U.S. Department of Defense and a handful of scientists before enterprising college students and technology geeks figured out how to make money off it and launched the “dot.com” era. Similarly, in only […]

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Anatomy of a Virtual Organization

Over the past three years, RENCI has evolved into a statewide organization that spans six North Carolina campuses and affiliated institutes and 27 facilities in seven regions across the state.

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RENCI to host Open Science Grid, Cyberinfrastructure Workshop

Registration is now open for the Open Science Grid Campus and National Cyberinfrastructure Workshop, which will take place April 22-23 at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), 100 Europa Drive, Chapel Hill. A registration form is available at http://indico.fnal.gov/confRegistrationFormDisplay.py/display?confId=2504

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SDSC’s DICE team moves to North Carolina

August 27, 2008–The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is now home to the world-renowned Data Intensive Cyber Environments (DICE) group (formerly known as Data Intensive Computing Environments group), long of the San Diego’s Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego.

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Open Science Grid launches effort to build new cyber communities

CHAPEL HILL, NC, April 15, 2008—The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), an Open Science Grid partner, will lead an effort to involve more university research teams and more campuses in using cyberinfrastructure (CI) as a tool for research and discovery.

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Birds of a Feather session to examine petascale performance issues

TAMPA, FLA, November 1, 2006—Those interested in the challenge of evaluating the performance and reliability of petascale computing systems and of developing application codes that scale effectively on these systems should plan to attend the SC06 Birds of a Feather Session  “Evaluating Petascale Infrastructure Systems: Benchmarks, Models, and Applications.” The BoF will take place Wednesday, […]

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