On Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) booth at the SC15 conference in Austin, Texas, the National Institute for Computational Sciences became the 13th member of the iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation organized to sustain the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System as free open source data management software.
As people interested in high-performance computing from all over the world converge on the SC15 conference in Austin, Texas, Nov. 15–20, UT is there (booth 1609) in the midst of all the excitement.
NICS' high-performance computing resources are helping Justin Baba of the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory overcome an obstacle in his research on the behavior of light in turbid media.
A NICS team is assisting an Oak Ridge National Laboratory project that has developed building efficiency software.
Internships at the National Institute for Computational Sciences gave Daniel Hong, now a freshman at the University of California, Berkeley, experiences he believes will broaden his future options in computing.