CCT Weekly, May 22, 2012

Pats on the Back:

  • Brygg Ullmer received an award from the Board of Regents titled "Reconstruction of evolution of Kothi elements in New World monkeys." The award is for $4,500.
  • Juana Moreno received an award from Northeastern University/DOE titled "Computational time-resolved and resonant X-ray scattering of strongly correlated materials." The award is for $26,876 over three years.


Please Note:

  • Volunteers are needed to help with the Alice in Computation Land Summer Camp, June 18-22.  Contact Kathy Traxler at ktraxler.cct.lsu.edu.
  • 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. Dine-in restaurant meals are not allowed on LaCarte credit cards. Please contact Susie McGlone (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 two weeks, so please plan accordingly.
  • Please remember to send your news concerning grants, awards, conferences, or other pertinent information to CCT Event Coordinator Jennifer Fontenot 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.


Interest groups:

  • MAG (Mobile App-Art-Action Group): Everyone interested in the potential for Mobile Apps is invited to come and add their vision for these revolutionary devices. For more information visit: http://www.cct.lsu.edu/MAG
  • GPU:  meets weekly (Mondays @ 12:30 pm in 338 Johnston) and encourages participation from anyone who would like to join in the discussions. Join the mailing list:  lasigma-gpu@loni.org


Upcoming events:

May 29- July 28:  REU Computational Sciences

May 29- July 28:  REU Materials Science

June 4- 6:  LONI Programming Workshop

June 6- 7:  HPC User Symposium

June 8-10:  Red Stick International Animation Festival

June 18-22:  Alice in Computation Land Summer Camp

July 9-13:  Beowulf Boot Camp for High School Teachers & Students

July 23- 28:  iOS App Workshop for Professionals

July 30- August 10:  LSU iOS App Boot Camp for Undergraduate Students

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