WestGrid researcher Peter Tieleman has recently been named among the Top 40 Under 40 in 2009 by Avenue Magazine. Dr. Tieleman is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences where he and his research team do ground-breaking work with computer modelling of cells that could lead to a better understanding of Alzheimer’s and prion diseases. At age 37, Peter Tieleman is at the top due to his many acheivements including being awarded the...Read more...
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They will take place on the following dates:
University of Ottawa:
Nov. 25 "Introduction to OpenMP", 20 Stewart Street Rm 105
Nov. 26 "Introduction to Posix Multithreading", 20 Stewart Street Rm 105
Nov. 27 "Introduction to MPI", Cube Bldg. Rm 202
HPCVL, Kingston: all at HPCVL Main Office, 993 Princess St., Suite 115
Nov. 30, "Introduction to OpenMP...
Summit 09: Partnerships in CI Development was held in Banff last week. The event provided a venue for many technology-driven groups to co-locate their meetings alongside the Summit to take part in side networking or new collaboration opportunities. These side meetings included the WestGrid Executive Committee and the WestGrid Member Council meetings held on Wednesday, October 15, 2009. Various WestGrid Principal Investigators and Vice-President (Research) and/or delegates were in attendance.
We invite proposals for workshops to be held with the ACM Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing to be held in Chicago, Illinois in June 2009. Workshops will be held June 21-22, preceding the main conference sessions June 23-25.
Workshops provide forums for discussion among researchers and practitioners on focused topics or emerging research areas. Workshops may be organized in whatever way is appropriate to the topic, possibly including invited talks, panel discussions, presentation... Read more...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Using WestGrid - Part II
Organized and distributed by AARMS, ACEnet, IRMACS Centre, SHARCNET, SciNet, and WestGrid
Session Theme: Artificial Intelligence
Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
11:30 PDT / 12:30 MDT / 12:30 CST / 13:30 CDTAbstract: In 1989 the Chinook project began with the goal of winning the human World Checkers Championship. There was an imposing obstacle to success -- the human... Read more...
Brian Corrie (Collaboration & Visualization Coordinator / Technical Director, IRMACS) and Todd Zimmerman (Collaboration & Visualization Specialist / UBC-Okanagan) of WestGrid have recently contributed a chapter to the book entitled "Media Space 20 + Years of Mediated Life".
Bulid it: Will they come?
"Scientific research is fundamentally collaborative in nature, and many of today's complex scientific problems...Read more...
The Compute Canada Resource Allocation Committee (RAC) has extended the deadline for call for proposals until September 16, 2009 at 16:00 EDT. The WestGrid RAC is aligning its process and also extending the deadline for proposals to the WestGrid Local RAC until September 16, 2009 at 16:00 EDT.
If you have not already signed up for a Compute Canada Database ID please do so ASAP. Details on how to get an account can be found here.
To make a request to either of...Read more...
The mandate of both the WestGrid LRAC and the Compute Canada NRAC is to ensure that the entire Compute Canada infrastructure is supporting high quality science, on the most... Read more...