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  • Get Creative for Research Computing!

    Friday, December 18, 2015
    The University of Arizona Research Data Center (RDC) will be getting new research computing equipment in spring 2016 and it needs a name. This new processing power will more than triple the high performance computing resources available to all campus researchers and be used for computing sciences, engineering, astronomy, physics, linguistics, medicine, chemistry and biology. The naming and design contest opens in January so start your creative thinking now. How do I participate? Work on your own or in a team of up to three people and come back in January with a name and design concept. The c... Read More
  • University of Arizona Student Uses HPC System

    Friday, July 10, 2015
    Jianjing Lin, one of the first University of Arizona students to use High Performance Computing (HPC) in the Economics department here at the University of Arizona. Lately, here at the University of Arizona, the HPC community has been growing, and more and more students and faculty are being introduced to these facilities the University of Arizona provides through UITS. Dr. Jianjing Lin, recent Ph.D. graduate of the University of Arizona Economics Department ______________________________________________________________________________ As projects gets bigger, and calculations get longer,... Read More
  • The Work of Epidemiology

    Thursday, June 18, 2015
        Dr. Oren, Assistant Professor for the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Arizona studying climate change and respiratory infections. In the fall Dr. Oren plans to work with farm workers in Yuma assessing  Tuberculosis (TB) infection on the border, specifically latent TB infection. He then studies the disease progression, finding the point at which the patient becomes infectious.   A difficulty he has found with this study is the follow up process because these workers work long hours and they are not available to get evaluated. Also, would they accept the t... Read More
  • Data Comes Alive in Stunning 3D and Virtual Reality at the AZ-LIVE

    Thursday, June 18, 2015
  • Plants and Research

    Monday, April 20, 2015
    Plants and Research Dr. Mike Barker is an Assistant Professor in the University of Arizona’s Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department (EEB), and a member of the Research Computing Governance Committee (RCGC). Dr. Barker studies plant genomes from different sorts of plants such as the brassicas, which include cabbage, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, and more. His work is mostly computational, spending 20% of his time collecting data and writing, then using the other 80% of the time for analyzing data on computers.  When Dr. Barker was young and in love with nature he set out for a journey to... Read More

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