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Mike Barker

Michael Barker named Vice Chancellor for IT and CIO

Posted 2 months ago

J. Michael Barker was selected as UNC-Chapel Hill’s Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, effective February 1. Barker served as Interim Vice Chancellor for one year — from January 2019 through January 31, 2020. He has served … Continued

Kathryn Gunn

Researcher Kathryn Gunn relies on Research Computing

Posted 8 months ago

Customer Case Study Kathryn Gunn is a post-doctoral researcher in the Neher Lab of the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department within the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She is a new client of ITS Research Computing. The Client The Neher Lab … Continued

Tim Weigand

Researcher Tim Weigand relies on Dogwood computing cluster

Posted 8 months ago

Customer Case Study Tim Weigand is a Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, within the Gillings School of Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill. Weigand is a client of ITS Research Computing. The Client … Continued

Research Computing: Killdevil retired

ITS retires Killdevil research computing cluster

Posted 1 year ago

ITS Research Computing has decommissioned the Killdevil computing cluster. Users migrated their workflow from Killdevil over to Research Computing’s more modern, powerful clusters, Longleaf and Dogwood. Killdevil served University for seven years Research Computing turned off Killdevil on December 17, … Continued

Participants learn in the lab portion of the Deep Learning Symposium

Survey indicates strong interest for another deep learning event

Posted 1 year ago

Feedback on the Deep Learning event that ITS Research Computing held in September, including a recent survey of participants, demonstrates strong interest for another such event next year. Research Computing conceived of and co-sponsored the Deep Learning, Machine Learning and … Continued

Exhibit floor at SC18 supercomputing conference

Research Computing staff attend Supercomputing 18 conference

Posted 1 year ago

Five members of the ITS Research Computing team attended an international supercomputing convention in Dallas in mid-November. Research Computing staffers Liam Greenwood, Fengping Hu, Tim McGuire, C.D. Poon and Mark Reed were among the record-breaking crowd of more than 13,000 … Continued

Deep Learning Symposium, SAS World Headquarters, Cary, NC, Septe. 27-28

Deep Learning Symposium scheduled

Posted 2 years ago

ITS Research Computing will host a Deep Learning, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Symposium in conjunction with SAS Institute and Nvidia on September 27-28, 2018. The conference will be held at the Executive Briefing Center on the SAS campus in … Continued