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October 2021

Panel discussion on Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration

October 29, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

  Click here for the video recording. The IDRE Early Career Researchers group is excited to restart its monthly meetings. This first meeting will introduce five  IDRE scholars selected from a large pool of applicants, followed by a panel discussion on interdisciplinary research and collaboration. The following eminent UCLA researchers will be the panelists: Karen McKinnon, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Department of Statistics Jacob Foster, Department of Sociology Miriam Marlier, Environmental Health Sciences Jim McWilliams, Department of Atmospheric…

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November 2020

UC GIS Week

November 17, 2020 - November 19, 2020
Zoom

Register now for the first UC GIS Week conference from Nov. 17th - 19th!  The UC GIS Week committee is proud to announce the first UC-wide GIS Week. Join us for a 3-day virtual conference which celebrates the GIS work of the University of California faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The University of California system is holding an inaugural UC GIS Week on November 17th – 19th, 2020 through Zoom. We will celebrate all things mapping and geospatial. In light…

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October 2020

4th Annual Humanitarian Mapathon with USC and UCLA

October 28, 2020 - October 30, 2020
Zoom
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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN, RSVP HERE!  Wednesday October 28th, 10am (PDT): Welcome message and humanitarian map training Thursday October 29th: Continue mapping and a day of workshops9am Open Street Map with Python 11am Open Data and Tableau 1pm GIS with R 3pm Introduction to QGIS Friday October 30th, 10am (PDT): Wrap-up and closing Keynote with Ben Welsh from the Los Angeles Times Ben Welsh (LA Times Data Journalist) Location: Zoom Go to website for more details Once again, UCLA and…

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Running Applications on the Hoffman2 Cluster: Introduction

October 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Hoffman2 cluster is a powerful computational resource for the UCLA research community. This workshop is part of a three-seminar series designed to introduce users to the Hoffman2 cluster environment and to clarify the process of porting applications or using applications already available on the cluster. It also addresses how to port your workflow to the Hoffman2 and how to submit batch and run interactive applications. This introductory workshop addresses the specifics of the Hoffman2 cluster set-up, it provides a…

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June 2020

Epidemic Model Guided Machine Learning for COVID-19 Forecasts

June 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Time:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Date: June 05, 2020 Location:  Zoom (you will receive an email after your rsvp) RSVP HERE Link to the presentation's recording and slides Abstract: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which causes an acute respiratory disease in humans, has emerged as a global pandemic, and caused an over 250,000 death toll in the world. Our lab recently launched a project (https://covid19.uclaml.org) to use machine learning to better understand the spread of COVID-19 and further facilitate the…

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April 2020

IDRE-Early Career Researchers Group Meeting

April 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Time:  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Date: April 22, 2020 Location:  Zoom (the meeting link will be sent to you once you rsvp below) RSVP HERE IDRE is happy to reschedule the first lunch meeting for the IDRE Early Career Research Group to April 22, 2020. Although this first meeting is going to be virtual, through zoom, our goal remains the same, i.e., to establish a series of meetings, where you will have an opportunity to share ideas, ask questions,…

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November 2019

IDRE Early Career Research Day

November 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sequoia Room, UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles E Young Dr S
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Free

Venue: Sequoia Room, UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles Registration: RSVP link Contact: T.V.Singh The Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) is pleased to announce the upcoming IDRE Early Career Research Day. This event is aimed to highlight the diverse research activities in computational science, data science, information science, and digital scholarship at UCLA carried out by rising faculty and researchers, post-docs, and graduate and undergraduate students. It will also be an opportunity for…

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Advanced Computing and Data Analytics using Comet

November 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
IDRE Visualization Portal, Math Sciences Building 5628, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Free

UCLA-IDRE and San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) are happy to announce the workshop “Advanced Computing and Data Analytics using Comet” as per the following details: Venue: 5628 Math Sciences Bldg. RSVP: Link to the registration form (*lunch is provided) Requirements: Bring your laptop for hands-on exercises. Questions: Contact T.V.Singh Link to the presentation slides: https://github.com/sdsc-scicomp/2019-11-08-comet-workshop-ucla Agenda: 9:00 AM – 9:10 AM: Welcome 9:10 AM – 10:10 AM: Introduction to SDSC Resources - Current and Future Comet, hardware overview Software, stack,…

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Addressing the Vaccine Crisis: The Digital World, Big Data, and Public Health

November 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
James Bridges Theater, UCLA Melnitz Hall, 235 Charles E Young Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Free

  Venue: James Bridges Theater, UCLA Melnitz Hall, 235 Charles E Young Dr., Los Angeles, CA - 90095 Register: RSVP link Questions: Contact T.V. Singh Organizers: Vwani Roychowdhury Timothy R. Tangherlini Beth Glenn Catherine Crespi Roshan Bastani Addressing the Vaccine Crisis: The Digital World, Big Data, and Public Health The World Health Organization has identified vaccine hesitancy as one of the top threats to global health. This one-day symposium, hosted by UCLA faculty from Engineering, Humanities and Public Health, comes…

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August 2019

Petascale Computing Institute

August 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
IDRE Portal, 5628 Math Sciences Building, 520 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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UCLA-IDRE, in partnership with Blue Waters, is pleased to virtually host 2019 Petascale Computing Institute at UCLA: When: August 19-23, 2019 (8 AM-3 PM PDT each day) Where: 5628 Math Sciences Bldg. Contact: T.V. Singh The goal of the institute is to enable computational and data-enabled discovery in all fields of study by teaching the participants to scale their computational codes to leadership-class computing systems. The institute will be beneficial to researchers who are preparing to scale their codes to…

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June 2018

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Summer Boot Camp 6/4-6/7

June 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

UCLA-IDRE along with XSEDE and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to announce the following four day Summer Boot Camp on High Performance Computing: Event: XSEDE HPC Workshop - Summer Boot Camp When: June 4-7, 2018, 8 AM-2 PM PDT each day Where: 5628 Math Sciences Building, UCLA For details and registration: https://www.psc.edu/hpc-workshop-series/summer-bootcamp-2018 This 4-day event will include MPI, OpenMP, OpenACC and accelerators. It will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom(WAC) training platform and will conclude with a special hybrid exercise contest that will…

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May 2018

HPC and Big Data Analytics using Comet

May 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

In collaboration with SDSC,  IDRE is happy to announce the workshop “HPC and Big Data Analytics using Comet” as per the following details: Venue: 5628 Math Sciences Bldg. RSVP: link to the registration form (*lunch will be provided) Requirements: Participants need to bring their own laptops for hands-on exercises. Agenda: 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM: Welcome 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM: Introduction to SDSC Resources Comet, hardware overview Software, stack, queues, etc 10:10 AM - 10:20 AM: Short break 10:20 AM…

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High-performance programming: back to the hardware

May 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - May 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Free

In collaboration with UCLA-ECE, IDRE  invites you to the workshop "High-Performance programming: back to hardware" with the following details: Outline: Architecture of modern CPUs - brief overview How to efficiently use CPU computing resources Memory and cache architecture How to use the memory system efficiently Using multiple CPUs efficiently through concurrency Memory model, locking, memory barriers Instructor: Fedor G Pikus, Ph.D., Chief Engineering Scientist, Design to Silicon division, Mentor Graphics Corp (Siemens business). Timing: 10:30 AM - 4 PM on…

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November 2016

The Hacker Web Project: Exploring the Dark Side of the Web

November 9, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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Free

      Speaker: Hsinchun Chen, Ph.D.; Arizona Regents’ Professor, Thomas R. Brown Chair Professor in Management and Technology, University of Arizona; Director, Artificial Intelligence Lab; Fellow, ACM, IEEE, AAAS Time:  12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (Lunch will be served*) Location:  Kerckhoff Hall - Charles E. Young Grand Salon Registration: https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/hacker-web-project#rsvp Abstract: In this talk I will review our highly-acclaimed NSF-funded Hacker Web research, which develops advanced data, text and web mining techniques to explore the international underground hacker community. Selected…

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August 2016

Workflows Workshop

August 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Kerckhoff – Charles E. Young Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095 United States
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In collaboration with Blue Waters sustained-petascale computing project, UCLA Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) is happy to host the following workshop on workflows. Free Workflows Workshop: Registration is now open for a free Workflows Workshop to be held August 9-10, 2016 at multiple institutions across the country including UCLA-IDRE. Sponsored by the Blue Waters sustained-petascale computing project, this workshop will provide an overview of workflows and how they can enhance research productivity. A general session on the value…

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March 2016

IDRE Seminar: Electoral Incentives and the Allocation of Public Funds

March 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

IDRE Seminar: Electoral Incentives and the Allocation of Public Funds Speaker: Maurizio Mazzocco, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, UCLA   Date and time: March 28th, 2016 at 12 PM (Lunch will be served*) Location: 5628 Math Sciences Building RSVP: http://cfapps.ats.ucla.edu/cfapps/events/rsvp/RSVPNow.cfm?EveID=3502&SecID=3490   Abstract: It is widely believed that politicians allocate public resources in ways to maximize political gains. But what is less clear is whether this comes at a cost to welfare; and if so, whether alternative electoral rules can help…

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December 2015

Hoffman2 Cluster and Data Center Winter Maintenance, December 14-15, 2015

December 14, 2015 @ 6:00 am - December 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Dear Hoffman2 Users, The Hoffman2 Cluster will be unavailable from 6:00AM on Monday, December 14, 2015 through 6:00PM on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 for scheduled upgrades and maintenance. During this time, we will be installing a new OS image with the latest Centos 6.6 release, performing upgrades on storage equipment, and doing a major upgrade of the Infiniband fabric. The primary focus of the maintenance window will be the upgrade of the Infiniband infrastructure in the POD data center. We…

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June 2015

Radcor 2015 and LoopFest XIV

June 15, 2015 @ 8:00 am - June 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Physics and Astronomy Bldg. – Room 1425
$125

Radcor 2015 and LoopFest XIV: This symposium combines the 12th International Symposium on Radiative Corrections (Radcor 2015) with LoopFest XIV (Radiative Corrections for the LHC and Future Colliders). This workshop provides a forum to coordinate activities focused on the theoretical challenges from the LHC and future colliders. Multiple locations. Contact Physics & Astronomy (310) 825-4649 dmconf@physics.ucla.edu Website https://hepconf.physics.ucla.edu/radcor-loopfest/ Admission Registration: $125

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May 2015

John Zorn Marathon: In Three Parts

May 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, 340 Royce Dr b100
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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In one marathon day we bring pioneering composer and saxophonist John Zorn to Los Angeles for his first performance here in 25 years. In a sweeping program curated and masterminded by Zorn, he brings together a cadre of disciples to traverse the city, underscore the world of visual art and celebrate the massive scope of his undiluted and often unorthodox artistic vision. Part 1: Zorn at LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art – 11am Over the course of six…

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April 2015

Code for the Mission App Competition

April 21, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 31, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

The Office of Intellectual Property and the Office of Information Technology announce the Second Annual UCLA “Code for the Mission” App Competition. The goal of the competition is to encourage the UCLA community (Faculty, Staff and Students) to develop mobile apps (both native and web-based) that further UCLA’s mission of Research, Education and Service. Each year we will have three contest categories that will match our three tiered mission. Learn more: https://codeforthemission.ucla.edu/mission/ The 2015 Categories Education: Games that Enhance Learning Innovative…

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November 2014

Hypercities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities

November 19, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Young Research Library, West Classroom, 280 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Book launch for the most recent work of Professor Todd Presner, the director of the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, entitled Hypercities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities. He, along with his co-authors, David Shepard (UCLA, CDH) and Yoh Kawano (UCLA, IDRE) will present and excerpt and conclude with a roundtable type discussion and Q&A session. Free and open to the public; pre-registration is required. Please RSVP by calling (310)267-5327 or by emailing cjsrsvp@humnet.ucla.edu.

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October 2014

Geoffrey Robinson & Jill Forshee: Perspectives on Timor-Leste

October 25, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The island of Timor is divided into an independent sovereign state of Timor-Leste and West Timor, which is part of Indonesia. Timor-Leste’s complex history includes a period of Indonesian occupation from 1975 to 1999. In this two-part program, UCLA professor of history Geoffrey Robinson discusses the recent political history of Timor-Leste and its efforts to achieve justice and reconciliation since independence. Following Robinson’s talk, independent scholar and contributor to the Textiles of Timor exhibition catalogue Jill Forshee delves into the…

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Farmers Market at UCLA

October 15, 2014 @ 2:30 am - 6:30 pm
Free

Stop by the market in Bruin Plaza to support local and responsible farmers in the most delicious and healthy way possible! Expect to see some delicious seasonal produce, nut products and dried fruits, as well as some student performers! E3 will also be serving free Fair Trade coffee, selling reusable bags for $2, and collecting e-waste for recycling. Don’t forget to bring cash! Contact 952-406-0909 e3.info@gmail.com

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Hunting for Killer Asteroids: The Past, Present and Future of Near-Earth Asteroid Surveys

October 9, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Young Hall – Room CS76

EPSS invites a distinguished alumnus back to campus once a year to give a lecture. The lecture is open to the public; the reception beforehand is restricted to departmental guests.

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September 2014

Immigration Reform: Political and Humanitarian Concerns

September 18, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammer Museum

Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before each program. Early arrival is recommended. Tickets are available one per person on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional Information Experts address the recent surge in unaccompanied children crossing the border from humanitarian and political perspectives. Elizabeth Kennedy, a Fulbright Fellow working in El Salvador with returned youth, illuminates the violence that the children are attempting to escape. Antonio Gonzalez, the president of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project,…

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Lunchtime Art Talk: N. Dash

September 17, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm

Lunchtime Art Talks take place every Wednesday at 12:30pm. The Hammer's curatorial department leads free and insightful 15-minute discussions about works of art currently on view or from museum collections. This talk will be led by Emily Gonzalez, curatorial associate. N. Dash Hammer Project 2014

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