News

September 05, 2018

Ian attended the 2018 Workshop on Clusters, Clouds, and Data for Scientific Computing (CCDSC) in Lyon, France. He presented on the computer systems challenges raised by the rise of deep learning in science, and technologies that Globus Labs is developing to address those challenges.

August 24, 2018

The Whole Tale team is holding a Workshop on Tools and Approaches for Publishing Reproducible Research on September 13-14, 2018 at the Big Ten Center in Chicago.

August 23, 2018

Ian Foster attended JupyterCon, The Official Jupyter Conference. He presented a talk about Scaling collaborative data science with Globus and Jupyter.

August 15, 2018

Tyler Skluzacek will be giving a talk at eScience 2018, this October in Amsterdam for his accepted paper: Skluma: An extensible metadata extraction pipeline for disorganized data.

August 11, 2018

Takuya Kurihana has joined Globus Labs as a PhD student! Takuya earned his BS in Meteorology from University of Tsukuba, where he studied data assimilation for weather forecasting application. He will be working with Liz Moyer in Geophysical science department to apply Deep Learning for the development of climate model.

August 07, 2018

Logan Ward presented at the NIST Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Materials Science (AIMS) on how machine learning can be combined with atomic scale calculations.

August 06, 2018

Roselyne Tchoua gave an invited talk for a poster submitted to the 2018 New York Scientific Data Summit (NYSDS) about how to use word embedding to generate training data for scientific named entity recognition.

June 19, 2018

Kyle Chard presented Parsl at the Data Visualization and Exploration in the LSST Era workshop held at NCSA, the University of Illinois.

June 13, 2018

Ricardo Barros Lourenco presented “Atmospheric Cloud Characterization with Deep Learning on Google Earth Engine” at Google Earth Engine User Summit 2018.

June 11, 2018

High-Throughput Neuroanatomy and Trigger-Action Programming: A Case Study in Research Automation. 1st International Workshop on Autonomous Infrastructure for Science.

June 07, 2018

Logan Ward had his paper “Matminer: An open source toolkit for materials data mining” published in Computational Materials Science Journal.

June 07, 2018

Logan Ward gives talk on “machine learning and materials modeling” at CECAM workshop

June 01, 2018

Ian Foster and Kyle Chard had their paper “Predicting Amazon Spot Prices with LSTM Networks” accepted at ScienceCloud ‘18

May 31, 2018

Kyle Chard gave a presentation entitled “Parsl: A Parallel Scripting Library for Python” at Notre Dame University

May 16, 2018

Globus Labs joined past and present researchers of the Computation Institute to discuss how the accomplishments of the institute since 1999 teach us about the next 20 years of computational research at UChicago, Argonne, and beyond.

May 04, 2018

A full webcast of Logan Ward’s talk at the International Workshop on Machine Learning for Materials Science is available online

April 25, 2018

Globus Labs slides from Ian Foster’s Globus World 2018 keynote are available online

April 05, 2018

Kyle Chard will be giving a presentation about Parsl - a parallel scripting library for Python - at Scipy 2018 this July in Austin. We hope to see you there!

March 13, 2018

Ian Foster gave a keynote presentation about “Going Smart and Deep on Materials” at the Annual Meeting of The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) society. There, he talked about our work towards making data science more prevalent in materials engineering.

March 05, 2018

Anna Woodard has joined Globus Labs as a postdoc! Anna earned her PhD in Physics from Notre Dame, where she studied top quarks as part of the CMS collaboration. She will be working with Kyle Chard to simplify parallel computing in Python as part of the Parsl Project.

February 09, 2018

BigDataX Research Experiences for Undergraduates funded by NSF. More info here.

February 03, 2018

Kyle Chard gave a presentation at UIUC titled “Parsl: A Parallel Scripting Library for Python”. Learn more about Parsl here.

January 30, 2018

Check out Ian Foster’s post on his New Year’s Relections on Globus.

January 19, 2018

SRC: Assessing Verticalization Effects on Urban Safety Perception. ACM SIGSPATIAL Special, 2018.

January 16, 2018

Ian Foster and Logan Ward attended a Deep Learning Workshop at Argonne National Laboratory on Jan. 16, 2018. Ian presented about deep learning at ANL as the new lead of the Data Science and Learning Division; Logan presented about deep learning and materials design.

January 16, 2018

Ian Foster attended the 24th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing, Data and Analytics (HiPC) in Jaipur, India. He presented a keynote talk entitled “Computing Just What You Need: Online Data Analysis and Reduction at Extreme Scales” on Dec. 21, 2017.

January 04, 2018

Ian Foster has been appointed to lead Argonne National Laboratory’s new Data Science and Learning Division on Nov. 08, 2017.

January 04, 2018

Ian Foster has presented a demo on a service that integrates data from the Materials Data Facility to Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, using Globus, at the SC’17 Supercomputing Conference in Denver, CO on Nov. 14, 2017.

December 15, 2017

Tyler Skluzacek and Yuliana Zamora received honors at the 2017 annual CERES summit at the University of Chicago on Sept. 27, 2017.

June 02, 2017

RIPPLE: Home Automation for Research Data Management. First International Workshop on Serverless Computing (WoSC), 2017.

April 24, 2017

Skluma: A statistical learning pipeline for taming unkempt data repositories. 29th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), 2017.

April 08, 2017

Explaining Wide Area Data Transfer Performance. ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC), 2017.

December 20, 2016

Our paper Experimental Analysis of File Transfer Rates Over Wide-Area Dedicated Connections received the best paper award at the 18th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, 2016.

November 26, 2016

Our paper Globus Auth: A Research Identity and Access Management Platform received a best of conference award at the IEEE 12th International Conference on eScience, 2016.

November 16, 2016

William Agnew recieved the first place award in the ACM Student Research Competition for his paper titled Touring Dataland? Automated Recommendations for the Big Data Traveler.

November 16, 2016

Klimatic: A Virtual Data Lake for Harvesting and Distribution of Geospatial Data. 1st Joint International Workshop on Parallel Data Storage & Data Intensive Scalable Computing Systems (PDSW-DISCS), 2016.

November 16, 2016

Kyle Chard received the IEEE Computer Science Technical Committee on High Performance Computing (HPC) Award for Excellence for Early Career Researchers in HPC.

September 24, 2016

We have several Postdoc and Ph.D. student positions available. Join Us.

September 24, 2016

A Hybrid Human-computer Approach to the Extraction of Scientific Facts from the Literature. Procedia Computer Science 80, 386-397.

September 24, 2016

Globus Auth: A Research Identity and Access Management Platform. Ian Foster. eScience 2016, Baltimore MD, Oct 25.