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Webinar Organizing Committee

Sustainable Horizons Institute is delighted to have dedicated individuals to serve on our Webinar Organizing Committee. The committee arranges and conducts a quarterly webinar series as part of the Mentor Protege Newsletter. If you would like to join this committee, email info@shinstitute.org with your name, preferred email address, and institution/organization to get involved.

6th Annual Emory STEM Research and Career Symposium, Sep 29, 2018

This announcement is shared on behalf of our colleague, Dorian Arnold!

The 6th Annual Emory University-Laney Graduate School STEM Research and Career Symposium will be held Sept 29-Oct 2, 2018 at Emory University Conference Center in Atlanta, GA. This symposium is a premier research conference for undergraduates, post-baccalaureate and masters’ students interested in learning about… Continue reading

Computing4Change Event at SC18!

This announcement is being shared with the SHI community on behalf of our colleague, Linda Akli!

Are you an undergraduate student who wants to use your technical skills to create positive change in your community?

SIGHPC is launching a new competition for students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds who want to work collaboratively to:… Continue reading

Call for Participation: Workshop on Advanced Computing Systems and Solutions for Big Data and Big Computing

The following message is being shared with the SHI Community on behalf of our colleague Dr. Nitin Sukhija!

Call for Participation:

Workshop on the “Advanced Computing Systems and Solutions for Big Data and Big Computing” collocated with the 10th International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’18)

Tokyo, Japan

September 25-28,… Continue reading

ISC High Performance 2018 Travel Grant Program

This message is being shared with the SHI Community on behalf of our colleagues at ISC!

To help the next generation gain HPC knowledge and skills, the ISC Group introduces the ISC Travel Grant Program! They will select one student and one young researcher to receive travel funding. These individuals will also receive free registration… Continue reading

SHI Webinar Series – April Mentorship Panel Webinar

Check out the SHI Webinar Committee’s upcoming webinar about mentorship! 

What: SHI Quarterly Webinar

Topic: Mentorship Panel

About: Join us for an interactive webinar about the benefits and challenges encountered in mentoring. We are excited to have a panel of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to share their experiences and… Continue reading

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign searching for first Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Posted on behalf of our colleagues at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is searching for their first Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Please follow this link to read the full position description. The search committee is co-chaired by Dean James Anderson and Vice Chancellor Danita Brown… Continue reading

Louis Romero

My name is Louis Paul Romero.  I am a California Community College student at Hartnell College in Salinas awaiting transfer for Fall 2018 to the University of California with an intended transfer major of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.  I am the first student in my college to have earned a Research Experience… Continue reading

Microsoft Dissertation Grant Program

*We are sharing this opportunity on behalf of our colleagues at Microsoft.  Thank you for your support!*


Microsoft recognizes the value of diversity in computing. The Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant aims to increase the pipeline of diverse talent receiving advanced degrees in computing-related fields by providing a research funding opportunity for doctoral students… Continue reading

Job Opportunity at Oak Ridge National Lab – HPC Engineer

*We are reposting this opportunity on behalf of our colleagues at Oak Ridge National Lab*

About this position: 

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) provides the nation’s most powerful scientific computing resources to researchers across the world. High-Performance Computing (HPC) Engineers at ORNL provide scientists with training,… Continue reading

2018 Modern Math Workshop

*We are sharing this opportunity on behalf of our colleagues and supporters.  Thank you for your support!*

The 2018 Modern Math Workshop will be held in San Antonio, Texas on October 10-11, 2018! Read on to find more information about the workshop, as well as the link to apply!

HOW TO APPLY:  … Continue reading

MSRI: Infinite Possibilities Conference for Women of Color in the Mathematical Sciences

We are sharing this opportunity on behalf of our colleagues at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. Thank you for your support!

Infinite Possibilities Conference 2018

April 14-15, 2018 Howard University, Washington, D.C.

The Infinite Possibilities Conference (IPC) is a national conference that is designed to promote, educate, encourage and support women of color interested in… Continue reading

Free Webinar Opportunities: Improving your Oral and Poster Research Presentation Skills

Interested in improving your oral and/or poster research presentation skills? If yes, then read on for a great opportunity to expand your knowledge in these areas!

Dr. Mary Ann Leung will be presenting multiple webinars on behalf of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2018 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference that will… Continue reading

FREE Opportunity: Supercomputing in Plain English

Supercomputing in Plain English (SiPE), Spring 2018: Available live in person and live via videoconferencing

When: Tuesdays starting Jan 23 2018 (through Tue May 1 2018): 1:30pmET/12:30pmCT/11:30amMT/10:30amPT/9:30amAT/8:30amHT

  • Live in person on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus
  • Live via videoconferencing worldwide
  • (Details of both to be announced.)

Registration is open! Register Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeaf5ypira79lTs1Nx7JR2YkFevxV7-4zwFCtT0SfHhDBGLUA/formResponse

(You… Continue reading

Funding Opportunity for Graduate Studies at Emory University!

We are looking for outstanding PhD and MS students for Spring, Summer, or Fall 2018 to join the Distributed Systems Research Group (DSRG) at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. These are for fully-funded graduate research assistantships, including tuition remission, health insurance and a competitive stipend. If you find the opportunity intriguing, please send me your… Continue reading

Lukas WinklerPrins

I think my position was relatively unique in being treated like faculty while being closer, in age and development, to many of the undergraduate students. I was able to move freely between both groups and this was helpful for asserting where I am in life.

For me, the most influential part was the mentor-mentee matchmaking.… Continue reading

Prof. Zlatan Aksamija

Institution: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Proposed research ideas: 

I am primarily interested in ab initio calculations of materials properties based on density functional theory (DFT). DFT has been successfully used to obtain electronic and vibrational structure of many semiconductors and 2-dimensional materials (ex. graphene, MoS2, etc.) A… Continue reading

Prof. Ana Becerra

Institution: Inter American University of Puerto Rico

Department: Computer Science

Proposed research ideas:

The technology is becoming more and more accessible so people can use it without much work at learning how to use it. This has led to our devices become connected through the internet, sensitive to the dissemination of unwanted information.… Continue reading

Dr. Henry Boateng

Institution: Bates College

Department: Mathematics

Proposed research ideas:

I am interested in working on method development for quantum mechanical simulations. I think it’s a natural extension of my current work on developing methods for classical molecular dynamics simulations. I can imagine collaborating with Lin Lin, Eric Neuscamman and the Computational… Continue reading

Dr. Changqing Cheng

Institution: Binghamton University

Department: Systems Science Industrial Engineering

Proposed research ideas:

I have been focusing my research on data-driven modeling of various complex systems for monitoring and control purposes. I am interested in exploring the following ideas collaboratively with research teams/groups at DOE labs. (1) Data infusion: heterogeneous data sources are readily available, for… Continue reading

Dr. Jeffrey Doom

Institution: South Dakota State University

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Proposed research ideas: 

I am interested in all of the work performed at Berkeley Lab Computational Research Division in Applied Mathematics.


I have been working on high performance computing, computational fluid dynamics and related material for ten years. I love research in these areas.

Dr. Gerard Dumancas

Institution: Louisiana State University

Department: Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Proposed research ideas: 

The objective of this proposal is to implement advanced machine learning techniques in improving the scoring functions of protein-ligand docking models. In molecular docking, a large number of binding poses (orientation + conformation) are evaluated using a scoring function. A… Continue reading

Dr. Abdelnasser Eldek

Institution: Jackson State University

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Proposed research ideas: 

Multiregion FDTD (MR/FDTD) approach seeks to avoid the inefficiencies of the classical FDTD when applied to large, sparsely filled modeling problems by eliminating explicit calculation of fields in the space between subregions surrounding the modeled objects. In… Continue reading

Dr. Huajun Fan

Institution: Prairie View AM University

Department: Chemistry

Proposed research ideas: 

While my current modeling interests are on the reaction mechanism study of organic/inorganic/organometallic system, the energy profile of composite materials in the energy application such as solar energy, biofuel conversion, I would like to explore other computational modeling research area, including the… Continue reading

Dr. Yury Gryazih

Institution: Idaho State University

Department: Mathematics & Statistics

Proposed research ideas:

Recent results on the numerical simulation of classical turbulent flow over a heated plane suggest that the implicit dissipation of the numerical schemes can lead to artificial convective structures similar to naturally realized Rayleigh-Bernard cells in the simulated flows. These… Continue reading

Prof. James Godde

Institution: Monmouth College

Department: Biology

Proposed research ideas: 

I would love to learn more about working with the IMG, Integrated Microbial Genomes, database. My background would be best suited for incorporating additional data concerning purported HGT events into the database, but I would be open to working on another project which involves… Continue reading

Dr. Xiaochen Guo

Institution: Lehigh University

Department: ECE

Proposed research ideas

Prefetching is an efficient mechanism to hide long memory latency. Emerging memory technologies (e.g., 3D XPoint) exhibit even longer latencies for higher density as compared to DRAM. Prefetchers will become increasingly important to make judicious decisions on and when to move which data… Continue reading

Dr. Hao Ji

Institution: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Department: Computer Science

Proposed research ideas: 

Large-scale linear solvers play an important role in various practical applications, ranging from data analysis to large-scale scientific computing. Deflated block Krylov subspace methods exhibit many attractive properties when solving large linear systems with multiple right-hand sides, including accelerated convergence… Continue reading

Prof. Sumit Jha

Institution: University of Central Florida

Department: EECS

Proposed research ideas: 

Understand the focus of my host’s would-be-host’s research into emerging computer architecture by holding 2-4 hours of meeting during the SRP visit. — Present my work on automated synthesis of nanoscale memristor crossbars from C programs.


I participated in… Continue reading

Dr. W. Joe

Institution: Tennessee State University

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Proposed research ideas: 

The biggest advantage of 3D manufacturing or rapid prototyping is a capability of enabling simple manufacturing process of highly complicated geometrical shapes of objects. However 3D manufacturing still has lots to be improved in material processing to enhance the quality of products… Continue reading

Dr. Mariofanna Milanova

Institution: University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Department: Computer Science

Proposed research ideas: 

1) Develop Smart Energy System Research Platform ( SESP). In SESP project the focus of the research will be in the power system failure detection by using real-time measurement data. 2) Climate change prediction using deep learning.

Motivation:… Continue reading

Dr. Zheng Peng

Institution: City College of New York

Department: Computer Science

Proposed research ideas:

Develop advanced network technologies and novel network architecture for sustainable underwater monitoring and exploration. The technology of underwater acoustic network has emerged as a promising solution to facilitate a variety of aquatic applications, such as subsea scientific exploration, commercial… Continue reading

Mrs. Luisa Polania Cabrera

Institution: DePaul University

Department: School of Computing and Digital Media

Proposed research ideas:

I propose three research ideas: – Development of deep learning architectures for multimodal learning problems: Real-world scenarios often involve acquisition of data from multiple sources. However, fusing information from different sources is a difficult task due to differences in the… Continue reading

Dr. Wilson Rivera

Institution: University of Puerto Rico

Department: Computer Science and Engineering

Proposed research ideas:

Nowadays, there is a great need to develop efficient and intelligent learning methods to cope with future data processing demands. We propose to investigate mechanisms to provide adaptive mechanisms for accelerating deep learning on large systems.


This program will… Continue reading

Dr. Md Salam

Institution: Southern University

Department: Computer Science

Proposed research ideas:

I am a professor of computer science and I have been teaching various courses in the field of computer science including computer architecture and organization, networking, wireless sensor networks, and operating systems. I am more interested in the field of networking and security area.… Continue reading

Prof. Benjamin Samudio

Institution: American River College

Department: Chemistry

Proposed research ideas:

I would like to invite several students from American River College to work with Dr. Crivelli and her team to 1) further develop deep convolutional neural network (DCNN) models applied to drug discovery, 2) expand these models to target Zika and severe acute respiratory… Continue reading

Dr. Kewei Sha

Institution: University of Houston – Clear Lake

Department: Computer Science

Proposed research ideas: 

With the widespread availability of connected smart devices, Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming the world’s largest computing platform. These large-scale, heterogeneous and resource-constrained devices bring many significant new challenges to the design of efficient and reliable IoT systems.… Continue reading

Dr. David Strubbe

Institution: University of California, Merced

Department: Physics

Proposed research ideas:

Using BerkeleyGW and excited-state forces for self-trapped excitons.


Access to lab facilities and staff expertise in training students in computational science.

Dr. Zhiting Tian

Institution: Virginia Tech

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Proposed research ideas:

1. Artificial intelligence for materials design and discovery to push the limits of heat conduction for thermal energy harvesting, storage, and management 2. Understand interfacial thermal transport using advanced atomistic-level simulations 3. Multiscale simulations of thermal phonon transport from first-principles for hierarchical structures. 4.… Continue reading

Dr. Huy Vo

Institution: The City College of New York

Department: Computer Science

Proposed research ideas: 

Our objective is to allow the creation of visual analysis applications, particularly in urban science, to be more accessible to data enthusiasts and domain experts, in a similar way that game engines are made available to independent developers. Simply put,… Continue reading

Dr. Masakatsu Watanabe

Institution: University of Saint Mary

Department: Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Proposed research ideas: 

With the potential wide uses of nanomaterials in biomedical application, the recently focused on carbon-based nanomaterials, such as carbon nanotubes or graphene, concerns of nanotoxicity of carbon-based nanomaterials have been growing. To eliminate nanotoxicity in these engineered materials, we… Continue reading

Dr. Gang Xu

Institution: University of Central Oklahoma

Department: Engineering and Physics

Proposed research ideas: 

Topic: Fluid dynamics based multiphysics simulation for cilia-driven cellular motility, biomixing, and transport. Cilia and flagella are thin subcellular organelles that bend actively to propel cells (algae, sperms etc.) or move fluids and materials in human airways and other ventricles/passages.… Continue reading

First Workshop on Software Challenges to Exascale Computing

First Workshop on Software Challenges to Exascale Computing SCEC17 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, December 17, 2017  Hotel Royal Orchid, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India High Performance Computing (HPC) platforms are used to power discoveries and to reduce the time-to-results in a wide variety of disciplines. Scalable and efficient software (applications, middleware, libraries, and tools) is… Continue reading

SRP Includes Networking, Security, and High Performance Computing

Did you know that SRP Includes Networking, Security, and High Performance Computing?

In addition to the Computational Research Division research areas, did you know that the Sustainable Research Pathway program accepts applications for research in the Energy Sciences Network and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center divisions? If you are interested in any of… Continue reading

Deadline Extended: Apply for SRP Today!

SHI and Berkeley lab want to extend the valuable impacts of the SRP Program to as many people as possible. We understand the demanding and busy lives that you all lead. Therefore, the deadline to apply for the Sustainable Research Pathways Workshop has been EXTENDED to Friday, October 6th, 2017! You can access the… Continue reading

SRP Research Experience Leads to Science Breakthrough, Acceptance at SC17, a Highly Competitive Research Conference, and New Pathways for Students and Faculty

Dr. Xinlian Liu is a professor of Computer Science at Hood College, a small liberal arts college in Maryland. Like most professors, Dr. Liu has always had high expectations for himself, balancing his responsibilities as a professor with his endless effort to help find opportunities for his students, all while also trying to complete research… Continue reading

Apply Today!

Thank you for your interest in Sustainable Horizons Institute! A list of our active programs and links to our applications can be found under “Our Work” tab . If you would like to receive email notifications regarding active applications and other SHI happenings, please consider joining our mailing list.

The Growing Commitment to Sustainability

As our name implies, sustainability is an important mission for SHI. It is indisputable that the need for high quality scientists is continuing to grow. Yet, sadly, the United States is turning out less and less individuals to meet this growing need. This unfortunate loss of talented human capital is known as the leaking STEM… Continue reading

Connor Cooper

Connor Cooper received a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry and Neuroscience from the University of New England, Maine. As an undergraduate student,  Connor focused on computational chemistry and motion-capture technology. He is currently a graduate student at the University of Tennessee,Knoxville in the Genome Science & Technology program, where he is working on his dissertation research… Continue reading

Colleen Heinemann

Colleen Heinemann received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. She now is a PhD student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign studying scientific visualization and its combination with High Performance Computing. In addition, she works for the Data Analytics and Visualization Group at the Lawrence Berkeley… Continue reading

Anna-Sophia Hirst

Anna has earned a B.S. in Mathematics and is currently a graduate student, pursuing a M.S. in Mathematics. She likes learning about various topics in applied mathematics and especially enjoys logic puzzles and riddles. In her free time, Anna is an avid baker and has just recently taught herself how to crochet. Anna is excited… Continue reading

SC17 Early Career Program application deadline approaching!

SC17 Early Career Program – Call for Applications http://sc17.supercomputing.org/submitters/early-career-program/ Important Dates:

February 16, 2017: Applications open

July 31, 2017: Applications close

September 1, 2017: Decision notifications Overview: The ECP helps participants better understand the issues and challenges faced in navigating successful research careers. The SC17 ECP will be held on Monday, November 13. Session topics… Continue reading

Choosing Mentors for Your Advisory Board

Of all the resources professionals have at their disposal, mentors are arguably one of the most helpful. Articles, books, and trial and error can be great teachers when you’re navigating your career, but nothing can replace advice from people who have navigated similar challenges.  But how do we find a mentor? What qualities should… Continue reading

Choosing Mentors for Your Advisory Board, Part 1

Of all the resources professionals have at their disposal, mentors are arguably one of the most helpful. Articles, books, and trial and error can be great teachers when you’re navigating your career, but nothing can replace advice from people who have navigated similar challenges.  But how do we find a mentor? What qualities should… Continue reading

Rafael Zamora-Resendiz

I first got involved with the SRP Program through my college professor, Dr. Xinlian Liu. He was planning to participate in research project at LBNL over the summer, and he invited me to come with to work on the project as well. So far, I am really enjoying my experience! The SRP Program has allowed… Continue reading

Pooja Rao

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Aerospace Engineering department at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. My research is focused on numerical heat transfer modeling in the thermal protection system materials during atmospheric reentry of the spacecraft. In the past, I have worked on developing high fidelity numerical algorithms for studying… Continue reading


Thank you for your interest in Sustainable Horizons Institute! Unfortunately, we do not have any applications open at this time. We will be organizing various programs in the future, so feel free to check back for active applications soon. If you would like to receive email notifications regarding active applications and other SHI happenings, please… Continue reading

Affiliated Faculty and Partners

Sustainable Horizons Institute is grateful to have faculty and professionals from various institutions who support us in upholding our mission and vision. Our work would not be possible without the partnership and support of these individuals. Thank you!

If you are interested in partnering with SHI, please email info@shinstitute.org with your full name and preferred… Continue reading


SHI is very appreciative of the kind individuals and organizations who partner with us and support our programs in a number of ways. More information about our partners and collaborators can be found at the links below. If you are interested in becoming a partner, email info@shinstitute.org with your name, preferred email address, institution/organization, and… Continue reading

Robert Harrison

Dr. Robert Harrison is a Professor and Endowed Director of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook University. Dr. Harrison also serves as the Director of the Computational Sciences Center at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He received his PhD in Organic and Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Cambridge in 1984. Dr. Harrison’s research… Continue reading

Sustainable Research Pathways 2015

The SRP Group at Berkeley Lab.

In 2015, a partnership between Sustainable Horizons Institute (SHI) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory led to the creation of the Sustainable Research Pathways (SRP) program. The goal of SRP is to connect computing sciences faculty and students from underrepresented groups (minorities, women, people with disabilities, first generation scholars, smaller… Continue reading

Webinar Series Organizing Committee

Sustainable Horizons Institute will be starting a quarterly webinar series which will cover a range of topics designed to be beneficial to participants. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve as members of the Webinar Organizing Committee. As a member of the organizing committee, you will help select topics, schedule speakers, assist with logistics, etc.… Continue reading

Tom Corcoran

I first became involved in the SRP Program when my advisor, Dr. Xinlian Liu, recommended me for the summer research internship at Berkeley lab. So far, my experience at the lab has been great. I feel very fortunate to be able to work on real-world applications of distributed machine learning on supercomputers with the HPC… Continue reading

Dr. Sally Ellingson

Participating in the SRP Program has been a very beneficial experience to me! The SRP matching workshop allowed me the unique opportunity to meet with a number of esteemed researchers at LBNL and understand how their expertise could advance my own research. The best part of the workshop was making several matches and being invited… Continue reading

The Broader Engagement (BE) Program

The Broader Engagement (BE) Program, piloted in 2007 at the Supercomputing (SC) Conference Series, was created as a method to engage populations of people consistently underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

BE participants enjoying a workshop.

Dr. Mary Ann Leung, founder of SHI, felt a strong connection with the mission of BE, and… Continue reading


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Broader Engagement at SIAM CSE17

A group of BE Participants at Google Fiber Academy.

On February 26th, 2017, Dr. Mary Ann Leung led the Broader Engagement (BE) Program at the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 2017 Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) conference. This year, more than 50 sponsored and self-supported participants from 30 institutions came together as BE… Continue reading

The Experience of a Lifetime: Broader Engagement at SIAM CSE17

The BE Group at Google Fiber Academy.

On February 26th, 2017, after many months of planning and coordination, more than 50 funded and self-funded individuals came together in Atlanta, Georgia as members of the Broader Engagement (BE) Program at the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 2017 Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (SIAM CSE17).… Continue reading

Tips for Accomplishing Goals

Here are some tips for meeting your goals:
  • Think about your goals and try to choose 1 or 2 that you might be able to accomplish this summer. 
  • Create some concrete steps and a timeline for completing these steps.

Managing Stress

Here are some tips for managing built up stress from the school year:
  • Consider taking a time management or self-improvement course (usually these are 1 day courses offered by your university or a local library).
  • Remember your mentor or school can often help if you’re feeling overwhelmed! Together, you can you make a plan to… Continue reading

University Programs for High School Students

Here are some tips for getting involved with the younger students interested in STEM:
  • Graduate and undergraduate students can check with their university’s Office of Student Affairs to find out about summer camps or programs held at their school. Often, these programs provide an opportunity for you to mentor high school students interested in STEM… Continue reading

Taking a Summer Course

Here are some tips for managing summer courses:
  • If you’re a graduate student, ask your adviser if they would sponsor you to take a summer course that is related to your field, but perhaps not required for a degree. Or maybe you want to sit in on an undergraduate course to review a particular topic… Continue reading


Tips for getting the most out of your internship:
  • Participate in planned intern opportunities at your company or lab. If thereare no opportunities for interns, ask your boss if you can take the lead on creating them! These activities are usually fun, but they are also great opportunities to network with your peers. You never… Continue reading

BPDM Workshop

The Broadening Participation in Data Mining Program (BPDM) will hold it’s annual workshop August 12-13, 2017, co-located with ACM SIGKDD 2017 Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) in Halifax, Nova Scotia – Canada.

Undergraduates, Graduates, and Postdocs underrepresented in Data Mining are encouraged to apply for travel scholarships by May 15, 2017 at… Continue reading

Fulbright Opportunities in Sustainable Development

The 2018/2019 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for awards in sustainability and sustainable development! Opportunities in sustainable development in the western hemisphere include: (Click on location for more information)

The deadline to complete your application is August 1, 2017.  You can find… Continue reading

Heriberto Acosta-Maestre

Institution/Organization: Nova Southeastern University

Department: College of Engineering and Computing

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction


My main research interests lie in the area of analytics, data science, and visualizations. My PhD thesis focuses in the… Continue reading

Travel Support for the PEARC17 Student Program

SUMMARY: TRAVEL SUPPORT for the PEARC17 Student Program Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2017 Deadline to apply: Thu May 25 2017 July 9-13 2017, New Orleans LA USA PEARC17 Studne Program Contact: Alana Romanella (aromanel@vt.edu)

https://form.jotform.com/70113926749157 https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b4nhtvGRAjjchOR http://www.pearc.org/student-program http://pearc17.pearc.org/

DETAILS: PEARC17, Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2017, is now… Continue reading

SIAM CSE17 Photos

What an amazing week we had at the SIAM CSE17 conference! Take a look below at some of the wonderful experiences we captured. You can click on each photo for a larger view and you can scroll through the entire gallery by using the arrow buttons on the sides of the large view photos.… Continue reading

NERSC Data and Analytics Internship Projects

Data Dashboard Enhancement

Science/CS domain : Advanced Scientific Computing Research Project description : Supercomputers use distributed file systems that face unique challenges in serving data to tens of thousands of compute nodes. Even operations as simple as calculating the amount of disk space used is a significant challenge. This project develops the NERSC Data Dashboard… Continue reading

ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational & Data Science Fellowships

ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational & Data Science Fellowships: $15,000

Deadline: Sun., Apr. 30, 2017 http://www.sighpc.org/fellowships


Do you know of students who are studying data science or computing applications, and who are either women or members of an underrepresented group?

Submissions are open now for the ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational & Data Science Fellowships.

ACM SIGHPC and… Continue reading

Women in IT Networking as SC (WINS)


The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program is now accepting applications for 2017. Quick reference info is listed below and the official Call for Participation (CFP) is attached. Please help spread the word by sharing this information with your contacts and networks.

Access the 2017 WINS application here: https://form.jotform.com/70306201563141 <https://form.jotform.com/70306201563141>… Continue reading

Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

Broadening participation in computing is a core part of Microsoft’s values; accordingly, we are excited to introduce a new initiative, the Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant, that aims to recognize, support, and mentor diverse doctoral students as they complete their dissertation research in computing-related fields.

This grant program is open to doctoral students in their fourth… Continue reading

[CFP] Call for participation: IEEE Workshop on High Performance Big Data Computing

[CFP] Call for participation: IEEE Workshop on High Performance Big Data Computing

Please accept our apologies if you got multiple copies of this CFP.


Second IEEE Workshop on High Performance Big Data Computing https://pages.lip6.fr/Tarek.Menouer/WHPBDC17.html

The workshop will be held in conjunction with the IEEE Smart World Congress



August, 4-8, 2017

San Francisco… Continue reading

BE Wrap Up

We will have the BE wrap up dinner at Pittypat’s Porch. The address is 25 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30303. Pittypat’s Porch features traditional southern cuisine. We will be serving 3 different entree choices, multiple side dish choices, and Georgia peach cobbler for dessert. If you would like to… Continue reading

Melissa Abdelbaky

Institution/Organization: Rutgers University

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data Analytics and Visualization Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing


I am most interested in fostering new opportunities with collaborators in scientific fields that execute complex workflows on emerging architectures. I… Continue reading

Babatunde Adetoro

Institution/Organization: Mountain View College/UT Tyler

Department: Science/Pharmacy

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Identification, Design, and Control Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests: Research Healthcare Pharmacy

Maria Barrios Sazo

Institution/Organization: Stony Brook University

Department: Physics and Astronomy

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply):Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Novel Discretizations and Fast Solvers Numerical Linear/Multilinear Algebra Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Simulations on Emerging Architecture


Working towards the understanding of nature and how certain… Continue reading