Driving Research, Education, and Innovation Through Advanced Cyberinfrastructure

Driving Research, Education, and Innovation Through Advanced Cyberinfrastructure

Jack Brassil, Ph.D., Director for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure at Princeton University

James (Barr) von Oehsen, Vice President for Office of Advanced Research Computing at Rutgers University

Forough Ghahramani, Ed.D., Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Sponsored Programs at Edge

This session will explore how New Jersey institutions are supporting education and research through advanced cyberinfrastructure and cloud computing, impacting workforce and economic development, and helping to drive innovation and discovery. The significance of a top-tier state-wide network providing connectivity to the national and global research infrastructure, and the role of collaborations facilitated by organizations such as the Eastern Regional Network (ERN) for enabling resource sharing to advance research and education will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Review of recent New Jersey-based cyberinfrastructure projects funded by the National Science Foundation
  • Significance of closing the gap between IT organizations and academic units for advancing research and education
  • The important role of networks and collaborations in research and discovery
  • The role of EdgeDiscovery in facilitating collaborations and helping New Jersey create a top-tier statewide network

Wed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Forces Shaping the Future of Science and Discovery