It takes no more than watching the news to realize that homes and businesses along the U.S. East Coast face dangers from erosion, floods and monster storms. Although North Carolina escaped most of the havoc caused by Hurricane Sandy, its Outer Banks constitute a vulnerable strip of land. The region’s fragile natural environments and popular [...]Launch Featurette
Julian Wooten holds degrees in biology and chemistry from UNC-Chapel Hill, and nanomedicine from UNC Chapel Hill’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and recently decided to pursue an MBA. But it was prestigious teaching internships at Philips Exeter Academy and Johns Hopkins University that led him to become an entrepreneur and launch a company called Students and Teachers Employing New Criteria in Learning, or STENCIL.
Plans for the E-iRODS Consortium to be unveiled at SC12 by RENCI, an institute of the University of North Carolina, and partners from the Max Planck Society
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Arcot Rajasekar, professor at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and chief scientist at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), is the principal investigator of one of eight new Big Data research projects receiving awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) with support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
RENCI, the Renaissance Computing Institute at UNC Chapel Hill, will receive $729,686 from the National Science Foundation to begin a process that could lead to the development of a multimillion-dollar Water Science Software Institute (WSSI) led by RENCI and UNC Chapel Hill with partners across the U.S.
Gift Boogle, a startup out of UNC Chapel Hill, has acquired MatchServ, a provider of web-based matching technology and a former strategic partner. MatchServ’s technology will be integrated into Gift Boogle’s gift matching social media application.
For Tom White, director of North Carolina State University’s Economic Development Partnership, a typical day includes answering a wide range of questions from business and industry representatives, economic developers and workforce specialists seeking university expertise to help solve problems, conduct research, or determine whether a business expansion makes sense.
CHAPEL HILL, NC – RENCI, the Renaissance Computing Institute at UNC Chapel Hill, will work with Utah State University and water scientists across the U.S. on a $4.5 million collaborative project funded by the National Science Foundation aimed at giving hydrologist the technology infrastructure they need to address critical issues related to water quality, quantity, [...]
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Sometimes, technology progresses faster than our ability to take advantage of it.Launch Featurette
RENCI is pleased to announce the second beta release, version 3.0b2, of the new E-iRODS binary distribution. This release marks a continued progress toward the first full release of E-iRODS, which will be backed up by extensive unit, functional, and regression testing, running continuously on RENCI’s open infrastructure. Support and documentation will also be available.