• Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter

News

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 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

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

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

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

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

Women in IT Networking as SC (WINS)

Greetings,

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

http://ieee-smartworld.org/2017/smartworld/

 

August, 4-8, 2017

San Francisco… Continue reading

Blue Waters Student Internship Program

The Blue Waters supercomputing project offers unique opportunities for internships and fellowships to students at any accredited degree granting institution in the United States.

The Blue Waters Student Internship Program (BWSIP) is actively seeking faculty and students to participate in year-long student internship opportunities. Students in the program will gain experiences involving the application of… Continue reading

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Greetings to All!

As another fall season emerges and the holidays are on the horizon, it’s our great pleasure to reach out to you all with an update on what’s been happening at Sustainable Horizons Institute and to thank all our volunteers for their dedication, time, and giving spirits.

As you will see below, we… Continue reading

Spreading the Word about a Great Postdoc Opportunity!

Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship

“This fellowship program offers active Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) participating companies the opportunity to attract top scientific and technological talent at a fraction of the usual cost.  At the same time, the program recruits postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented groups to work for at least a… Continue reading

Dr. Mary Ann Leung Speaks at Google!

Sustainable Horizons Institute’s President, Dr. Mary Ann Leung, was honored to have been invited by the Black Googler Network (BGN) to lead a discussion about diversity and inclusion. Last week, Dr. Leung was at Google giving the talk, “Catalyzing the Normalization of Inclusion through Broader Engagement.”

Sustainable Research Pathways Fellows Program Concludes

Sustainable Horizons Institute’s (SHI) newest innovative program has just completed its first summer experience at Berkeley Lab in Berkeley, California. The goal of the Sustainable Research Pathways Fellows (SRPF) program, a partnership between Berkeley Lab and SHI, is to connect STEM faculty and students from underrepresented groups (minorities, women, smaller colleges & universities) with staff… Continue reading

2016 NSF Cybersecurity Summit – Registration and Call For Participation (CFP)

It is our great pleasure to announce and invite you to the 2016 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure.  The event will take place Tuesday, August 16th through Thursday, August 18th, at the Westin Arlington Gateway near National Science Foundation Headquarters in Arlington, VA. Attendees will include cybersecurity practitioners,… Continue reading

XSEDE [16] Opportunity!

Calling all college students pursuing degrees in science and engineering! XSEDE[16] – Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment – is providing limited funding to undergrads and graduate students to support travel, lodging and registration costs to attend their conference in Miami, July 17-21, 2016!

Participate in modeling challenges, hear from keynote speakers, visit industry exhibits,… Continue reading

2016 Moody’s Mega Math Challenge

Less than two weeks remain to register for the 2016 Moody’s Mega Math Challenge, an applied math modeling contest for high school juniors and seniors in the U.S., its territories, and DoDEA schools.

Please help connect students in your area with this opportunity and the chance to vie for $150 in scholarships by distributing the… Continue reading

Computer Science for All!

Sustainable Horizons Institute is in Washington D.C. this week for National Science Foundation (NSF) community meetings on the heels of an exciting announcement of President Obama’s latest initiative, “CS for All.”  This groundbreaking program aims at providing comprehensive Computer Science (CS) education to all K-12 students in the U.S. through the NSF and the… Continue reading

SIAM CSE15 Program in SIAM News

An article about the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 2015 Computatonal Science and Engineering (CSE15) conference Broader Engagement program has published in SIAM News.  Check out the article here.

New Program: Sustainable Research Pathways

To maintain the momentum begun at SIAM CSE15 BE, SHI has launched a new program aimed at developing Sustainable Research Pathways with faculty, students and Berkeley Labs. The program is designed for faculty from a variety of institutions, including Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) and women’s colleges that support students from underrepresented or under-privileged backgrounds. Faculty… Continue reading

BE Program Featured on HPC Wire

The Broader Engagement program we facilitated at the Socieity of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 2015 Computational Science and Engineering conference (CSE15) was featured in HPC Wire online magazine today.

See: http://www.hpcwire.com/2015/09/28/paving-pathways-to-success-through-broader-engagement/

Moody’s Mega Math Challenge – Scholarship Money!

Moody’s Mega Math Challenge

Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge is an Internet-based applied math competition for high school students. The contest is free and open to high school juniors and seniors in the U.S.  Working in teams of three to five, participants must solve an open-ended, math-modeling problem focused on a realistic issue—in 14… Continue reading

Sustainable Horizons Institute Receives Certificate From Govenor Brandstad

Sustainable Horizons Institute received a certificate signed by Iowa Govenor Terry Brandstad and Lieutenant Govenor Kim Reynolds for establishing a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in the state of Iowa.  The certificate was presented at the annual Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit held in Ankeny, Iowa on Saturday, November 8, 2014.  Sustainable Horizons Institute founder and president,… Continue reading

Contribute to SC15 Broader Engagement Technical Poster Submission Workshop

Please consider contributing support for the new Broader Engagement program we are starting at the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics 2015 Computational Science and Engineering conference.  By supporting this program, you will be helping to create brighter horizons for students, faculty and professionals.  Individuals as well as organizations are invited… Continue reading

Workshop for Submitting Posters to SC15 Technical Program

We are please to announce that we are now accepting applications for a workshop aimed at providing training and hands-on mentoring for past SC Broader Engagement participants.  The workshop is designed to assisting participants with their SC15 Technical Poster submissions.

For more information please visit our Apply page.

BE Matters — Story on HPC Wire

Another story about the impact that the SC Broader Engagement program is having on the community has been featured in HPC Wire.  Read about Robert Dunn and how BE mentors have kept him on the track of pursuing his dream a career in computer science and high performance computing.

 

Leung Publishes in Computing Research News on SC13 Broader Engagement Program

Dr. Mary Ann Leung, Sustainble Horizons Institute Founder and President, has published an article in the Computing Resarch News January 2014 edition with Geri Lamble.  The article, entitled “Expanding the Pipeline: SC13 Supercomputing Conference”, describes how the program is working to increase the number of under-represented individuals (Hispanics, African Americans, Native Americans, women, and… Continue reading

Submissions for 2015 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM

Undergraduate and graduate students who participate in the following NSF programs* are invited to submit abstracts for the 2015 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM:

***Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP); ***Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST); ***Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) Scholars; ***EntryPoint; ***Historically Black… Continue reading

Travel Grants: 2015 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM

Welcome to the travel award application process for the 2015 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM. The ERN Conference is cosponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the NSF Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources… Continue reading

Sustainable Horizons Institute Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

Supercomputing Conference Broader Engagement Technical Session Poster Submission Workshop.  Sustainable Horizons Institute was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a workshop for past BE participants.  The vision of this project is to help past BE participants get more involved with the main technical track of the conference by… Continue reading

SC13 Broader Engagement Program

Sustainable Horizons Institute is heading to Denver to attend the SC13 Supercomputing Conference.  Dr. Mary Ann Leung, is Deputy Chair for the Broader Engagement (BE) program.  The mission of the BE program is to increase the participation of individuals who have been traditionally under-represented in high performance computing. Through community building, technical seminars,… Continue reading

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit

Sustainable Horizons Institute got a jump start on the business by attending the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit in Des Moines, IA on Saturday, November 16, 2013.  The Summit brings together diverse business owners to share, learn, and celebrate entrepreneurship and the collective contribution to the community.  Awards were given out for outstanding business… Continue reading