The Office of Information Technology’s Research Computing Support team is presenting Boise State’s annual Research Computing Days event March 28-29. Registration is free.
Faculty, researchers, graduate students, undergraduates, staff and all other interested professionals are invited.
Sponsored by the Office of Information Technology, the annual Research Computing Days event highlights the importance of data science, scientific programming and computing skills to education, research and the 21st century workforce.
Event highlights include:
- Learn to efficiently process your workflow using Unix Shell to automate tasks and Python for manipulating data.
- Save your desktop! Learn how to use high performance computing on Boise State’s and Idaho Research Computing Consortium’s clusters.
- Learn tools for reproducible science using containers to create portable software stacks.
- Poster Session and Data As Art Gallery share how computing/data and use of coding tools have helped researchers.
- Transfer data in less time with fewer headaches by learning how to use Globus, Science DMZ, R Clone, and Internet 2 File Sender.
- Invited speakers! Hear from experts from across campus and beyond, including keynote speaker Tom Gulbransen, U.S. National Science Foundation Program Director. Learn about the cutting edge in computational research and best practices for data management.
- Free lunch if registered by March 17 sponsored by the Office of Information Technology and the Office of Research and Economic Development.
A poster competition and “Research Data as Art” exhibit will be held in the Stein Luminary, Center for the Visual Arts. Also, the university’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Student Chapter will hold a co-located Hackathon on Wednesday, March 28. Prizes for the best poster and Hackathon team will be awarded.
Visit the Research Computing Days conference web page for registration information, poster session and “Data as Art” call for submissions, conference agenda, and additional details.