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CCT Weekly, Jan. 19, 2011

CCT in the News:
Moving Up
Source:  BusinessReport.com

New Web Venture Offers ‘Syndicated Courses’
Source:  The Chronicle of Higher Education, Learning Ecosystems

HMMM: Omnicademy Will Offer Course Syndication, for Credit
Source:  Hack Education


CCT Welcomes:
Shelley Lee joins the LA-SiGMA grant project as Operations Coordinator. She will be under the direction of Dr. Mark Jarrell.

 

Please Note:

•    SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING AROUND LOUISIANA (SCALA 2011) January 28-29, 2011 Tulane University, New Orleans
o    Tulane University's Center for Computational Science and the LSU Center for Computation and Technology (CCT) will co-sponsor a meeting to highlight cutting-edge topics in scientific computing, showcase the research at Louisiana institutions and promote collaborations across the state of Louisiana.This meeting is open to any faculty, post-doctoral researcher or student from any college in and around Louisiana. The meeting will start Friday at 1:00 p.m. and run through approximately 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, please visit:  http://tulane.edu/sse/ccs/news/scala-2011.cfm

•    This summer, CCT will host its second Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), a nine-week program that gives students an opportunity to join interdisciplinary research groups and use the advanced cyberinfrastructure available on campus to work collaboratively on computational science projects. Each participating student will receive a stipend of $4,500, free housing in University dormitories, and up to $500 in travel expenses. Interested undergraduate students from any academic discipline are welcome to apply. Applications are due February 28, 2011, and students will be notified of whether they have been accepted by March 31. For more information or to see details on how to apply, please visit http://reu.cct.lsu.edu/.

•    The newly released 2010 Components can be found at:  http://www.cct.lsu.edu/home

•    Prior approval is required for Special Meal Requests.  Employees who make meal purchases without prior approvals may find that they must cover the cost of any monies spent for an unapproved event out of pocket, especially now that state funds are under a spending freeze.  Please contact Susie Poskonka (susie@cct.lsu.edu) prior to any special meal with visitor(s) to file the appropriate request for approval.  Prior approval could take up to one week, so please plan accordingly

•    Please remember to send your news concerning grants, awards, conferences, or other pertinent information to CCT Event Coordinator at jennifer@cct.lsu.edu

•    Follow CCT with social media to access photos and see news, events or updated information. These pages are public; you do not need an account to view the information.  
o    Facebook group : LSU Center for Computation & Technology
o    Twitter :  LSUCCT
o    YouTube channel : LSUCCT

 

Upcoming Grant Deadlines:

Note: Please check the CCT deadline Web site , since it is updated daily.

Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation (CDI)

January 19 2011 10:00 am
A Portion Of $ 36,000,000.00 available

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science
Supplements and Sites
February 28 2011 10:00 am
At Most $ 500,000.00 available

High Performance Computing System Acquisition: Enhancing the Petascale Computing Environment for Science and Engineering
March 07 2011 10:00 am
At Most $ 30,000,000.00 available

Cyberinfrastructure Training, Education, Advancement, and Mentoring for Our 21st Century Workforce (CI-TEAM)
March 16 2011 10:00 am
At Most $ 1,000,000.00 available

Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
March 21 2011 10:00 am
At Most $ 5,000,000.00 available

 

***NSF has revised proposal submission requirements - a quick review of the changes are noted in this announcement:

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf11001/gpg_sigcharnges.jsp

Check the NSF website for announcements:  www.nsf.org

Publish Date: 
01-19-2011