Agricultural Computing Research and Education Symposium March 26

Utah State University’s Center for High Performance Computing will hold its first annual Agricultural Computing Research and Education Symposium on March 26-27, 2007. All faculty, researchers, staff and students interested in high performance computing are invited to attend.

The symposium’s focus, “Challenges and Opportunities for High Performance Computing in Agriculture and Life Sciences” will feature national HPC leaders and keynote speaker Dr. Colien Hefferan, administrator of the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service. Successful applications of high performance computing to agricultural research will be presented, and tutorials will be offered on scientific computing, visualization, and parallel computing.

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Additional participants include Linda Callahan, Executive Director of Cornell Theory Center, Harold van Es, Cornell University, Frank Williams, Director of Arctic Region Supercomputing Center at UAF, Rod Brown, Dean of College of Biology and Agriculture at BYU, Joe Lombardo, Executive Director of National Supercomputing Center for Energy and the Environment at UNLV, Daniel Einstein of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, among others.