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Primeur weekly 2019-04-15

Quantum computing

U.S. research team expands quantum network with successful long-distance entanglement experiment ...

2D gold quantum dots are atomically tunable with nanotubes ...

New algorithm optimizes quantum computing problem-solving ...

Brookhaven joins the IBM Q Network Hub at Oak Ridge National Lab ...

Focus on Europe

Taurus Group acquires HPC specialist ClusterVision, broadening its global value-added strategy ...

eInfraCentral calls for participation to EOSC community event on June 20, 2019 ...

A significant European supercomputing grant to nanoscience researchers for investigations of atomically precise nanocatalysts ...

WekaIO expands AI and HPC storage solutions in Central Europe ...

Exscalate helps Epidemics research ...

Middleware

Spectra announces new data mover for BlackPearl solution and certifies more BlackPearl clients ...

Hardware

Cray supercomputers to feature new Intel Xeon Scalable processors ...

Supermicro introduces over 100 resource-saving server and storage systems with new 2nd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors ...

Spectra Logic announces new tape features and functionality, setting the standard for tape innovation ...

Fujitsu begins production of Post-K ...

Intel Optane technology and Intel QLC NAND technology come together on a single drive ...

Largest, fastest array of microscopic 'traffic cops' for optical communications ...

Applications

Melissa Cragin joins SDSC's Research Data Services Group ...

NVIDIA and American College of Radiology AI-LAB team to accelerate adoption of AI in diagnostic radiology across thousands of hospitals ...

TACC's supercomputers play role in Event Horizon Telescope's first-ever black hole image ...

ATOM Consortium combines forces with NVIDIA to accelerate AI in drug discovery ...

The Cloud

SDSC's Phylogenetics Science Gateway awarded NSF/Internet2 grant ...

HPE and Nutanix sign global agreement to deliver hybrid Cloud as a Service ...

HPE and Google Cloud partner to simplify hybrid Cloud ...

Atos announces Open Hybrid Cloud solution enabling enterprises to move to Google Cloud ...

Atos and CloudBees partner to provide modern application development on Google Cloud ...

Intel and Google Cloud announce strategic partnership to accelerate hybrid Cloud ...

Scientific computing in the Cloud gets down to Earth ...

Melissa Cragin joins SDSC's Research Data Services Group


8 Apr 2019 San Diego - The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego has appointed Melissa Cragin as Chief Strategist for SDSC's Research Data Services (RDS) group, effective immediately.

Melissa Cragin comes from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), where she was executive director of the Midwest Big Data Hub (MBDH) at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) since 2016. From spring 2018, she also has an appointment as affiliate assistant professor at the university's School of Information Sciences (iSchool).

Previously, Melissa Cragin was a staff associate at the National Science Foundation (NSF), and a research assistant professor at the iSchool from 2009 until 2011, when she received a Science & Technology Policy Fellowship from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In addition to her Ph.D. from the iSchool, Cragin earned a MLIS from Rutgers University and M.Ed. from Rhode Island College.

"I am excited to partner with Melissa on bringing our shared vision into practice", stated Christine Kirkpatrick, SDSC's division director of RDS as well as executive director of the National Data Service, a federation of data providers, data aggregators, community-specific federations, publishers, and cyberinfrastructure providers. "We see potential in more research data management and stewardship baked into research computing services, making it easier for researchers to make their data FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, reusable) and providing closer connections to research library services, data repositories, domain platforms, and national frameworks."

Melissa Cragin will also provide her expertise to help refine and expand SDSC's research data services, as well as represent SDSC nationally and internationally, noted Christine Kirkpatrick.

"I am quite excited to join SDSC in this new capacity", stated Melissa Cragin, who specializes in scientific and scholarly production and communication, data curation and stewardship, scientific data collections, and science policy. "There are multidimensional challenges for management, access, and use of research data across the data lifecycle, and I look forward to working with Christine and the RDS team to design resources and services, increase connectivity across the data ecosystem, and improve data access and reuse."

Melissa Cragin will maintain a zero-percent appointment the School of Information Sciences, and with NCSA so she can continue collaborating on new projects and initiatives, including her work on the NSF-funded Open Storage Network.
Source: San Diego Supercomputer Center - SDSC

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2019-04-15

Quantum computing

U.S. research team expands quantum network with successful long-distance entanglement experiment ...

2D gold quantum dots are atomically tunable with nanotubes ...

New algorithm optimizes quantum computing problem-solving ...

Brookhaven joins the IBM Q Network Hub at Oak Ridge National Lab ...

Focus on Europe

Taurus Group acquires HPC specialist ClusterVision, broadening its global value-added strategy ...

eInfraCentral calls for participation to EOSC community event on June 20, 2019 ...

A significant European supercomputing grant to nanoscience researchers for investigations of atomically precise nanocatalysts ...

WekaIO expands AI and HPC storage solutions in Central Europe ...

Exscalate helps Epidemics research ...

Middleware

Spectra announces new data mover for BlackPearl solution and certifies more BlackPearl clients ...

Hardware

Cray supercomputers to feature new Intel Xeon Scalable processors ...

Supermicro introduces over 100 resource-saving server and storage systems with new 2nd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors ...

Spectra Logic announces new tape features and functionality, setting the standard for tape innovation ...

Fujitsu begins production of Post-K ...

Intel Optane technology and Intel QLC NAND technology come together on a single drive ...

Largest, fastest array of microscopic 'traffic cops' for optical communications ...

Applications

Melissa Cragin joins SDSC's Research Data Services Group ...

NVIDIA and American College of Radiology AI-LAB team to accelerate adoption of AI in diagnostic radiology across thousands of hospitals ...

TACC's supercomputers play role in Event Horizon Telescope's first-ever black hole image ...

ATOM Consortium combines forces with NVIDIA to accelerate AI in drug discovery ...

The Cloud

SDSC's Phylogenetics Science Gateway awarded NSF/Internet2 grant ...

HPE and Nutanix sign global agreement to deliver hybrid Cloud as a Service ...

HPE and Google Cloud partner to simplify hybrid Cloud ...

Atos announces Open Hybrid Cloud solution enabling enterprises to move to Google Cloud ...

Atos and CloudBees partner to provide modern application development on Google Cloud ...

Intel and Google Cloud announce strategic partnership to accelerate hybrid Cloud ...

Scientific computing in the Cloud gets down to Earth ...