Two organizations promoting open access to research have announced the winner of a competition encouraging developers to create apps that make science more open.
Purdue University is home to one of the fastest supercomputers in the country and the 54th most powerful in the world, according to the international Top500.org list. The twist is that the system uses Intel chips that haven't been released to market yet and aren't expected until next March.
Students interested in a fruitful career as developers have ripe opportunities right now in the fields of data analytics, mobile, cloud, and social business, according to a new report focused on short-term technology trends.
A company that provides access to technical information for engineers is nearing the end of its annual competition that encourages engineering students to answer questions for a chance to win prizes, such as an iPad 2 and cash.
MentorNet, a nonprofit organization that matches students majoring in engineering and science with volunteer mentors, is expanding its program to include any students in these fields, especially women and minorities.
A consortium of universities will be using a cloud-based high performance computing system based in secure premises. A partnership between Indiana University and HPC vendor Penguin Computing will help researchers get around concerns about where the shared equipment delivering their services is kept.
Under Mark Frydenberg’s direction, the old, traditional Computer Information Systems laboratory at Bentley University has been transformed into a unique “Sandbox” with state-of-the art technology-enhanced collaboration spaces--both physical and virtual--that support formal and informal learning and discovery.
Cornell University has launched an on-demand research computing service available to scientists inside and outside of the institution.
The University of New Brunswick is establishing a new Cisco Chair in Advanced Learning Technologies to promote, support, and lead innovation at the university through industry-linked projects.
Johns Hopkins University has recently signed on for a "total academic headcount" license of MATLAB and Simulink, software from MathWorks for technical computing and modeling and design.