First of all, we would like to express our gratitude to all the members who joined us for the CASC luncheon, visited our inaugural booth at the SC23 conference, and actively contributed to the SC23 Inclusivity BoF, titled "Fostering Inclusivity in Research Computing and Data: Case Studies, Best Practices, and Scaling Strategies." Here are some… Continue reading CASC @ SC23 Highlights
By AJ Lauer, reposted from HPCwire November 21, 2023 New to SC23 was a series of talks on Inclusivity topics. Sponsored by the Inclusivity Committee and open to all conference attendees, these 90-minute birds-of-a-feather-style (BOF) presentations covered a range of topics, from broadening participation in the Student Cluster Competition to the use of Hollywood-style films… Continue reading CASC Hosts SC23 Session on Inclusivity Progress and Challenges
September 12, 2023 - The Coalition of Academic Scientific Computation is proud to announce that Hamza Tanveer, a computer systems engineer at George Mason University (GMU), was awarded the prestigious Charlie Bender Scholarship to attend the Linux Clusters Institute (LCI) Intermediate Workshop. The workshop, held from August 21-25, 2023, at Mississippi State University, focused on… Continue reading Charlie Bender Scholarship awarded to Hamza Tanveer of George Mason University
Women in HPC chapter members participated in an informal mentor-mentee activity at the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation reception on July 24 at the PEARC23 conference in Portland, Oregon. This year the CASC team was excited to host an informal session focused on building up the network of early career women in High Performance Computing (HPC) at… Continue reading Women in HPC engaged in mentor-mentee activities at CASC PEARC 23 event
by: Damian Hopkins, TACC This May at TACC, the mood was familial and festive as Code@TACC alumni gathered with their families to celebrate the inaugural class of Susan Fratkin Scholarship recipients. A total of 23 students received scholarships in the amount of $500 to be used for higher education purposes. “I loved celebrating with Code@TACC… Continue reading TACC event celebrates inaugural Susan Fratkin Scholarship recipients
Manhattan College systems admin attends Linux Clusters Institute Workshop Wyatt Madej, Manhattan College June 12, 2023 - The Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) is proud to announce a Manhattan College systems administrator received the first Charlie Bender scholarship for Research Computing and Data (RCD) professional development. Wyatt Madej attended the LCI introductory Linux Clusters Institute (LCI)… Continue reading CASC announces Charlie Bender Scholarship first recipient
January 24, 2023 - The Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation, or CASC, welcomes the newly elected CASC executive committee members to represent 100 of the most forward-thinking research computing and data organizations from academic institutions, national labs, and research centers around the U.S. The new leadership is poised to take action to demonstrate the impact… Continue reading Coalition’s new leadership takes action to promote academic scientific computation nationally
CASC along with other groups has signed onto a letter urging the Senate and House to negotiate a final bill from the US Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) and NSF for the Future Act, both of which represent historic investments in the National Science Foundation. Read more on the CASC Position Statements page.
CASC along with other groups has endorsed two letters by the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) that were recently dispatched to OMB/OSTP and Capitol Hill in support of robust funding for the National Science Foundation in the FY22 federal budget. You can read the letters on CASC's Position Statements page.
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