Upcoming Major Platform Updates

ICER is preparing for a major update of the HPCC’s user environment this fall, upgrading the OS image from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7, moving from Moab and TORQUE to Slurm, and restructuring our module environment. By moving to a more modern software environment, users will see a faster and more reliable...

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NSF New Solicitation: Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) Core Research Program

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 — Synopsis of Program: The Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) supports translational research and education activities in all aspects of advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) that lead to deployable, scalable, and sustainable systems capable of transforming science and...

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iCER Student Highlights: Laura Twardochleb

Climate Change Effects on Freshwater Biodiversity in the United States Laura Twardochleb is a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior Program. She conducts research alongside her graduate advisor,...

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R-Ladies East Lansing

TUESDAY, June 26th — R-Ladies East Lansing is a local chapter of R-Ladies Global. We meet to discuss, learn, teach, present, work on all things R! Our priority is to provide a safe community space for anyone identifying as a minority gender who is interested in and/or working with R. The group...

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CASC Computational Research Image Competition

If you are creating visually cool computational research images, do not miss the great opportunity to showcase them! The annual Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) Brochure/Website image competition is back! Winning images will be featured in the brochure, which is distributed to...

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Connecting with a Web-based Remote Desktop

We have recently deployed a new web-based remote desktop server. This server allows users to connect via the browser without any additional configuration to your system needed. We will be deactivating the current remote desktop server on Monday June 25th. Please be sure to attemp to log in to the...

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iCER Student Highlights: Aseel Bala

Improving understanding of hydrogen bonding for thermodynamic modeling Aseel Bala is a chemical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, conducting research with Dr. Carl Lira on the thermodynamic phase behavior of systems with hydrogen bonding. The work aims to improve...

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Science Festival 2018: Eggs, nodes and Spartan Heads!

Each year iCER participates in MSU’s annual Science Festival public and private (schools’) program with the goal of demonstrating the elements and abilities of a supercomputer to the general public. Participants are able to interact with one another and hardware components in a series of tasks and...

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Software/Data Carpentry Instructor Training

Do you like programming? Do you enjoy helping others learn how to code? Are you interested in learning about how people learn and how best to teach them? If so, apply to be trained as a Certified Software Carpentry Instructor. What's required? Apply to participate in Instructor Training (group code...

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2018 HPCC Informational Buy-in Meeting

iCER/HPCC will hold a general meeting on Wednesday, 5/30 at 1pm in BPS 1455 A (inside the BEACON/iCER area) to discuss buy-in of hardware for 2018. We will provide details of the upcoming buy-in, how buy-in works and what the prices are for the 2018 buy-in. Please come if you are interested.

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iCER Student Highlights: Nupur Bansal

Simulations to introduce protein flexibility  Nupur Bansal is currently a fifth year PhD student pursuing research in computational Chemistry. For the past five years she has been working under Dr. Kenneth M. Merz Jr., studying protein flexibility in the binding pocket region. Her research...

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Gateways 2018: Call for Participation

TUESDAY, April 17 — Call for Participation: Gateways 2018 (September 25–27, at the University of Texas at Austin) is now accepting submissions of papers, demos, tutorials, and panels (2–4 pages) on the topic of science or engineering gateways. Gateways are user-friendly interfaces to scientific...

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