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Spring 2019 Research Computing Colloquies

About the Colloquies

These sessions will explore how computing resources help researchers take on new and greater computational tasks, enhance research productivity, increase the competitiveness of grant submissions, and advance scientific discovery across many disciplines. Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Connect with other researchers on campus 
  • Participate in an ongoing campus dialogue centered on research computing
  • Receive information on available resources and navigating the landscape
  • Meet and engage SU’s research computing staff

Information Technology Services (ITS) hosts the sessions, in collaboration with the Research Computing Advisory Council (RCAC). CART services and other accommodations are available by request when registering to attend. Continue Reading

SUrge GPU Cluster Streamlines Rendering of School of Architecture Students’ Animations

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Assistant Teaching Professor Daniele Profeta introduce students to digital animation techniques as a way to construct immersive environments

Daniele Profeta is an Italian architect and designer. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Syracuse University School of Architecture.  He received a Master of Architecture from Princeton University, and completed his undergraduate studies between La Sapienza University in Rome and KTH School of Architecture in Stockholm, where he graduated with Honors.
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Q&A with Associate Professor Ken Harper on Photogrammetry

Ken Harper is an associate professor and the first director of the Newhouse Center for Global Engagement at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The Newhouse Center for Global Engagement is dedicated to bringing knowledge to the world through storytelling, collaboration and innovation. Harper’s role in the Center stems from his long history in working internationally and he is now sharing that passion by bringing the classroom into the world and the world into the classroom. Continue Reading

Public Policy, Governance, and Data-Driven Research

Audrey DongWhen entering the University’s datacenter, it’s natural to wonder about the seemingly infinite sources of information being computed there. Could these systems be performing cutting-edge thermodynamic modeling?  Or, perhaps are they helping to unravel some of the mysteries of quantum chemistry?  That said, would your curiosity would change if the source of this data were closer to home?  In fact, it’s much closer to home: the US Census Bureau or the Social Security Administration.

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