News

April 30, 2019

The annual GlobusWorld Conference is being held in Chicago, IL on May 1-2, 2019!

April 03, 2019

Roselyne B. Tchoua was featured in MediaPlanet’s Women in Computing Campaign. You can find the article online here: Advice From Women in Computer Sciences.

April 02, 2019

Roselyne B. Tchoua, Zhi Hong, Logan T. Ward, Kyle Chard, and Ian T. Foster publish paper, “Creating Training Data for Scientific Named Entity Recognition with Minimal Human Effort”, at ICCS 2019.

March 22, 2019

Sandro Fiore (Ph.D) has joined the U. Chicago and Globus Labs as a Visiting Scientist. He is Senior Scientist and Head of the Data Science and Learning Research Team at the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC). His research focuses on scientific data management, in particular high performance data analytics workflows as well as provenance and computational reproducibility aspects.

March 20, 2019

Globus Labs will be giving a talk on Parsl at the 28th International ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC’19)

March 12, 2019

Logan Ward is invited to give a talk on Machine-learning-aided Design of Metallic Glasses at TMS 2019.

March 12, 2019

The NIST Center for Hierarchical Materials (CHiMaD) has been extended for an additional 5 years. We are excited to continue expanding on the solid foundation that CHiMaD hasbuilt. Globus Labs projects including the Materials Data Facility and the Polymer Property Predictor and Database (PPPDB) are funded through CHiMaD. [Full Report]

March 11, 2019

Ian Foster named recipient of the 2019 IEEE Computer Society Charles Babbage Award! Congratulations!

March 10, 2019

Join our UChicago Data and Computing Summer Lab. Applications due by March 10th, 2019.

February 18, 2019

Marcus Schwarting presents Machine Learning Approaches for XRD Analysis of the HTEM Database at the APS User Science Seminar.

February 18, 2019

Ricardo B. Lourenço will present Cloud Characterization with Deep Learning at the University of São Paulo on March 28th and the University of Campinas on March 29th.

February 18, 2019

Kyle Chard’s paper on Cloud Futurology accepted for publication to IEEE Computer 2019.

February 18, 2019

Ian Foster presents Globus Automate and Globus BoF at eResearch 2019 in Auckland, NZ.

February 13, 2019

Ian Foster gives a keynote address at Multicore World 2019 entitled “Learning Systems for Science”.

January 23, 2019

Ricardo Lourenco received an Outstanding Student Paper Award from the American Geophysical Union for his work titled Cloud Characterization with Deep Learning.

December 20, 2018

Globus Labs will be giving a talk on DLHub at the 2019 IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS)

December 19, 2018

Matt Baughman, Ryan Chard, Logan Ward, Jason Pitt, Kyle Chard and Ian Foster publish paper, “Profiling and Predicting Application Performance on the Cloud”, at UCC 2018.

December 12, 2018

Ricardo B. Lourenço and Takuya Kurihana presented a poster at the AGU fall meeting 2018 on understanding Cloud characterization with deep learning

November 25, 2018

Swift/T, a dataflow programming framework for scientific supercomputing workflows developed in part by Ian Foster, wins a R&D 100 Award.

November 19, 2018

Tyler Skluzacek presented his Master’s Thesis, “Automated Workflows for Extracting and Deriving Metadata from Disorganized Data Swamps”.

November 17, 2018

Globus has a great turn out at their booth at the Supercomputing Conference (SC18). You can learn more about it here.

November 15, 2018

Globus Lab’s summer 2018 REU students Luann Jung and Brendan Whitaker win Undergraduate Award at Supercomputing 2018 for their work on “data swamps”.

November 13, 2018

Zhi Hong received the “Volunteer of the day” award while volunteering at the SC18 conference.

November 12, 2018

Kyle Chard presented Parsl’s use in the LSST DESC project to simulate LSST images at the PyHPC workshop.

October 29, 2018

Kyle Chard presented “Reproducible big data science: A case study in continuous FAIRness” at Research Object Workshop 2018.

October 15, 2018

Marcus Schwarting joined the Globus Labs Team. Marcus is working on machine learning methods for materials discovery and testing. He will also be working on a project 3M on leveraging machine learning for CFD calculations. He is working on a master’s degree in computer science with an emphasis on machine learning from Georgia Tech.

October 04, 2018

Logan Ward gave a talk on Materials Database at the Workshop on “Gap Analysis: Materials Discovery through Data Science at Advanced User Light Sources” in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

October 02, 2018

Yuliana Zamora presented a poster at CERES titled “Data Driven Analysis of GPU Benchmarking”. The poster describes a data-driven framework that makes use of data-analysis tools, such as machine learning and transfer learning, to reduce the time needed for engineers and researchers to predict the performance of a given software kernel on an arbitrary GPU architecture.

October 02, 2018

Roselyne Tchoua presented a poster at CERES titled “Towards Hybrid Human-Machine Scientific Information Extraction”. The poster describes different combinations of human-machine approaches to extracting scientific facts from the literature, specifically polymer names and properties from a relevant scientific journal in polymer sciences.

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 received 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.