Thursday, October 29, 2015
University of Pittsburgh
The Center for Simulation and Modeling is pleased to host the second annual symposium on Research Computing. The symposium will consist of invited lectures that cover data intensive computing in astrophysics and computational biophysics aimed at a general audience including scientists and engineers.
The Center would like to thank of all of our sponsors!
Keynote Speaker: Helmut Grubmüller, Director of The Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Plenary Speaker: Alexander Szalay, Director of The Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University
Plenary Speaker: William Swope, Research Staff Member in Science and Technology at the IBM Almaden Research Center
Additional Invited Talks:
- Joseph Boudreau, Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
- Carlos Camacho, Associate Professor, Department of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh
- Markus Dittrich, Director of the Biomedical Applications Group at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and Carnegie Mellon University and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Computational and Systems Biology
- Arthur Kosowsky, Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Pittsburgh Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology Center
- Maria Kurnikova, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University
- Jeffry Madura, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University
- Manfred Paulini, Professor, Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
- Anthony Pullen, McWilliams Postdoctoral Fellow at the McWilliams Center for Cosmology, Carnegie Mellon University
Symposium at a Glance – Thursday, October 29:
|8:20 AM – 12:00 PM||Morning keynote, plenary, and invited talks||University Club, Ballroom A|
|12:00 PM – 1:30 PM||Lunch||Pitt’s campus|
|1:30 PM – 4:00 PM||Afternoon plenary and invited talks||University Club, Ballroom A|
|4:00 PM – 5:30 PM||Poster Session||University Club, Conference Room A|
|5:30 PM – 7:30 PM||Symposium dinner||University Club, Ballroom A|
The symposium is open and free of charge to any academic participant. Interested parties from private industry/corporations may register for the symposium at no charge, and are welcome to attend the banquet for a fee. Please contact Wendy Janocha if interested.
Last year’s symposium, http://www.sam.pitt.edu/hpc2014.