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.
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, [...]
RENCI’s networking research group is part of a team that will design a blueprint for a future version of the Internet.
A new report includes recommendations to help campuses create cyberinfrastructure that allows seamless collaboration and data sharing.
National Science Foundation funds Forest Persistence Project at UNC Charlotte
Alan Blatecky, far left, with UNC Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development Tony Waldrop, School of Government Dean Mike Smith, and former Chancellor James Moeser. WASHINGTON, D.C., — Alan Blatecky, the former Deputy Director of RENCI and Interim Director from December 2007 – September 2009, was named Acting Director of the National Science Foundation’s [...]
To the uninitiated, dark fiber sounds a bit mysterious, maybe even daunting. But to network researchers dark fiber means an environment removed from the demands of a production network; a place in cyberspace where they can conduct experiments and explore the future of networking removed from the demands of a commercial network and partitioned off [...]Launch Featurette
CHAPEL HILL, NC, April 3, 2008 – A two-day, invitation-only workshop at Duke University’s R. David Thomas Executive Conference Center will bring together a select group of thought leaders from government, industry and academia to develop a guiding vision and cross-cutting research agenda for human-computer interface and interaction design over the next decade.
CHAPEL HILL, NC – The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) will help in the next phase of development of the Open Science Grid by working to make the grid useful to even more scientists representing a wider range of research fields. The National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy’s Office of Science today announced a [...]