Tag Archives: National Science Foundation (NSF)

RENCI Named as Collaborating Institution for $3 Million Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence Pilot

The National Science Foundation today named RENCI of UNC at Chapel Hill as a collaborating institution on a $3 million pilot project to create a model and strategic plan for a Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence. This will establish a reservoir of expertise on best cyberinfrastructure practices for the nation’s largest research facilities.

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NSF BIG DATA grant winners include RENCI and UNC researcher

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Arcot Rajasekar, professor at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and chief scientist at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), is the principal investigator of one of eight new Big Data research projects receiving awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) with support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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RENCI to lead effort to conceptualize NSF-funded Water Science Software Institute

RENCI, the Renaissance Computing Institute at UNC Chapel Hill, will receive $729,686 from the National Science Foundation to begin a process that could lead to the development of a multimillion-dollar Water Science Software Institute (WSSI) led by RENCI and UNC Chapel Hill with partners across the U.S.

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HydroShare aims to help scientists collaborate on water-related problems

CHAPEL HILL, NC – RENCI, the Renaissance Computing Institute at UNC Chapel Hill, will work with Utah State University and water scientists across the U.S. on a $4.5 million collaborative project funded by the National Science Foundation aimed at giving hydrologists the technology infrastructure they need to address critical issues related to water quality, quantity, […]

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RENCI networking pros tapped for project to design the future Internet

RENCI’s networking research group is part of a team that will design a blueprint for a future version of the Internet.

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NSF campus bridging workshop report now available online

A new report includes recommendations to help campuses create cyberinfrastructure that allows seamless collaboration and data sharing.

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RENCI's UNC Charlotte partners team up to win NSF land use grant

National Science Foundation funds Forest Persistence Project at UNC Charlotte

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NSF names Alan Blatecky acting head of cyberinfrastructure office

WASHINGTON, D.C., — Alan Blatecky, the former Deputy Director of  RENCI and Interim Director from December 2007 – September 2009, was named Acting Director of the National Science Foundation’s Office of Cyberinfrastructure (OCI) this week by NSF Director Arden Bement.  

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Break this network

To the uninitiated, dark fiber sounds a bit mysterious, maybe even daunting. But to network researchers dark fiber means an environment removed from the demands of a production network; a place in cyberspace where they can conduct experiments and explore the future of networking removed from the demands of a commercial network and partitioned off […]

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RENCI at Duke to present workshop on human-computer interaction

CHAPEL HILL, NC, April 3, 2008 – A two-day, invitation-only workshop at Duke University’s R. David Thomas Executive Conference Center will bring together a select group of thought leaders from government, industry and academia to develop a guiding vision and cross-cutting research agenda for human-computer interface and interaction design over the next decade.

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