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Oct. 30-31: Frontiers of Research Computing at Chinook

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Center for Institutional Research Computing will continue is presenting a workshop focusing on research computing 8:30-5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 30-31, in Chinook 150.

Learn from a wide variety of speakers about state of the art simulations at leadership class computing facilities, real–time data analytics, how computing is transforming the arts and humanities, and applications of computing to design new materials and model human cells.

In addition, a community of WSU faculty will discuss fundamental methods and algorithms used in the research community. For the schedule and to register go to the Frontiers of Research Computing website.

The schedule for Tuesday includes:

8:30 a.m. – Coffee and refreshments.

8:50 a.m. – Welcoming remarks.

9 a.m. – Rob Jasper, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (Analysis in Motion), “Interactive Streaming Analytics at Scale.”

9:50 a.m. – Robert Rallo, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Advanced Computing, Mathematics, and Data Division), “Data Sciences in environmental impact assessment.”

10:40 a.m. – Matthew Hornton, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Materials Project), “The Materials Project: High-Throughput Materials Design  and Discovery.”

11:30 p.m. – Lunch Break with Roundtable Discussions.

1 p.m. – Assefaw Gebremedhin, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, “Effective Parallelization of Graph Algorithms in Computing Applications.”

1:30 p.m. – Michael Forbes, Physics and Astronomy, “Neutron Stars and Superfluid Quantum Turbulence from  Femionic Density  Functional Theory.”

2 p.m. – Jennifer Adam, Civil and Environmental Engineering, “Integrated Modeling to Inform Agricultural and Natural Resource Management Decisions.”

2:30 p.m. – Catherine Cooper, Environment Computational Geodynamics, “Why sometimes a rock hammer just won’t do.”

3 p.m. – Omar Cornejo, Population Genomics, “A population genetics approach to the study of host and  microbe interactions.”

3:30 p.m. – Coffee and networking break.

4 p.m. – Recommendations for investments/activities  in CIRC from roundtable discussions.

5 p.m. – End of Event.

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