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Investigative Workshop: Scientific Collaboration Enabled by High Performance Computing (Knoxville, 5/13-5/15/2019)

Posted: 11/19/2018 (Conference)

NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Scientific Collaboration Enabled by High Performance Computing

Topic: Scientific Collaboration Enabled by High Performance Computing

Meeting dates: May 13-15, 2019

Location: NIMBioS at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Objectives: This 2 ½ day workshop will showcase important scientific research using big data and high performance computing and will feature new developments in high performance computing. A main goal of the workshop is to facilitate new collaborations. The workshop will include several invited research talks, a poster session, breakout discussion sessions and a panel discussion. The breakout discussions will foster conversations about computing needs for specific scientific projects.

Applicants with research in a variety of scientific areas, ranging from biology to climate and to biomedical engineering, are encouraged to apply, including faculty, postdocs and advanced graduate students. Apply to present your work in our poster session!

Confirmed speakers and panelists:

Descriptive flyer (pdf)

Application deadline: February 5, 2019

To apply, you must complete an application on our online registration system:

  1. Click here to access the system
  2. Login or register
  3. Complete your user profile (if you haven’t already)
  4. Find this workshop event under Current Events Open for Application and click on Apply

NIMBioS will provide lodging for out of town participants as well as breakfast and lunch for all participants each day.  Limited travel support is available for those with a demonstrated need.  Applicants should indicate on the online application whether they need travel support.

NIMBioS Investigative Workshops focus on broad topics or a set of related topics, summarizing/synthesizing the state of the art and identifying future directions. Workshops have up to 35 participants. Organizers and key invited researchers make up half the participants; the remaining participants are filled through open application from the scientific community. Open applicants selected to attend are notified by NIMBioS within two weeks of the application deadline. Investigative Workshops have the potential for leading to one or more future Working Groups.

A goal of NIMBioS is to enhance the cadre of researchers capable of interdisciplinary efforts across mathematics and biology. As part of this goal, NIMBioS is committed to promoting diversity in all its activities. Diversity is considered in all its aspects, social and scientific, including gender, ethnicity, scientific field, career stage, geography and type of home institution. Questions regarding diversity issues should be directed to You can read more about our Diversity Plan on our NIMBioS Policies web page. The NIMBioS building is fully handicapped accessible.

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Deadline: 02/05/2019

Location: NIMBioS at the University of Tennessee