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U.S. EPA announced as newest member of National Consortium for Data Science

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency is the latest organization to join the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), a public-private partnership to capitalize on the opportunities of big data and advance data science. The U.S. EPA, which works with massive amounts of environmental data in its efforts to protect human health and the environment, …

iRODS Consortium welcomes Bayer as the latest global enterprise member of the consortium

The iRODS Consortium welcomes Bayer, a global life science company with core competencies in the fields of health care and agriculture, as the latest consortium member. Launched in 2014, the membership-based iRODS Consortium leads the development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) as free open source software for managing large, complex data. …

Profile of a Data Science Pioneer, Dr. Reagan Moore

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As he approaches retirement, Reagan Moore reflects on SRB, iRODS, and the ongoing challenge of helping scientists manage their data. In 1994, Reagan Moore managed the production computing systems at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), a job that entailed running and maintaining huge Cray computing systems as well as networking, archival storage, security, job …

iRODS Consortium welcomes prestigious European university as newest member

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Utrecht University, one of the largest general research universities in Europe located in Utrecht, the Netherlands, is the 17th organization to join the iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS). Utrecht University is an international research university and the alma mater of …

Research made easier

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The CyVerse discovery environment handles the technology of collaborative research so researchers can focus on the science. When experts involved in large collaborative research projects combine their expertise, their tools and technologies, and their knowledge about scientific research communities, the results can benefit all of science. A case in point: The DataNet Federation Consortium (DFC), …

South Big Data Hub links talented students with tech startups through new program

DataStart provides real-world experiences for students while helping entrepreneurial companies Graduate students from six universities in the southern U.S. will spend the summer working on data challenges important to the success of new and growing technology companies thanks to a program called the Southern Startup Internship Program in Data Science (DataStart). DataStart interns will address …

iRODS Chief Technologist named interim head of iRODS Consortium

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CHAPEL HILL, NC – The iRODS Consortium announced today that Jason Coposky, Chief Technologist for the consortium for the past two years, has been named Interim Executive Director. In that role, he will lead efforts to implement iRODS software development strategies, build and nurture relationships with existing and potential consortium members, and serve as the …

National Consortium for Data Science chooses researchers from three universities as 2016 -2017 Data Fellows

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One-year Fellowships begin July 1 Three researchers located at Drexel University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been named 2016 -2017 Data Fellows by the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS) the consortium announced today. The NCDS, a public-private partnership to advance data science and address the …

RENCI collaborates with UNC medical researchers on system for using genomic data to improve health outcomes

In genomics and other medical fields, researchers are now able to capture and store large amounts of data from electronic medical records (EMRs). But while capturing massive amounts of medical data is becoming common, figuring out how to analyze, interpret and use it in ways that benefit the health of patients remains challenging. To meet …

Panasas joins iRODS Consortium to advance the storage performance needs of life science markets

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – April 26, 2016 – Panasas®, the leader in performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS), today announced that it has joined the iRODS Consortium as a contributing member. The iRODS Consortium leads development and support of the Integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS), free open source software for data discovery, workflow automation, secure collaboration, and …

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