SDSS IPP Research Review, Jun 12, 2013, 1-6pm





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SDSC IPP Research Review

June 12, 2013 1pm-6pm


SDSC held its first annual research review June 12, 2013 for current and prospective industrial partners and affiliates as part of a broader strategy to foster increased collaborations that may benefit from the Center's extensive research capabilities. 

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1:00pm – 1:30pm


Registration & Refreshments



Welcome Remarks
What Can SDSC Do for You?
Michael Norman, Ph.D.
Director, San Diego Supercomputer Center



SDSC Data Initiatives
Chaitan Baru, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Data Initiatives, SDSC; Director, Center for Large-scale Data Systems Research (CLDS), SDSC






Around SDSC: A Series of 'Lightning Talks'



Workflows for Distributed Analysis of Biological Big Data
Ilkay Altintas, Ph.D
Deputy Coordinator for Research, SDSC; Lab Director, Scientific Workflow Automation Technologies, SDSC



Predictive Analytics and Data Mining Research and Applications
Natasha Balac, Ph.D.
Director, Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence, SDSC; Director of Data Application and Service, SDSC



PMaC Tools and Methods for Performance and Energy Optimization for HPC
Laura Carrington,
Director of Performance Modeling and Characterization (PMaC) Lab, SDSC



Building a Semantic Information Infrastructure
Amarnath Gupta, Ph.D.
Director, Advanced Query Processing Lab, SDSC



Benchmarking and Tuning Big Data Software
David Nadeau, Ph.D.
Computer Scientist, SDSC



Bioinformatics Meets Big Data
Wayne Pfeiffer, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist, SDSC



Biomedical Data Integration System and Web Search Engine
Julia Ponomarenko, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, SDSC



Gordon: A First-of-its Kind Data-intensive Supercomputer
Shawn Strande, M.S.
Co-PI and Project Manager for Gordon, SDSC



Managing HPC Systems at the National and Campus Levels
Rick Wagner, Ph.D. Candidate
HPC Systems Manager, SDSC



SDSC’s Myriad Areas of Expertise
Ilkay Altintas, Ph.D
Deputy Coordinator for Research, SDSC, Lab Director; Scientific Workflow Automation Technologies, SDSC



Industry Partners Program
Ron Hawkins,
Director, Industry Partners Program, SDSC

4:30pm – 6:00pm


Reception, including Data Center Tour & Networking