GridChem partners announce access grid event

October 04, 2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The GridChem partners announced today their upcoming Access Grid (AG) event, GridChem: An Application Oriented Computational Grid, to be held on October 10, 2005, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST, at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) in Columbus.

With the computational chemistry community's growing demand for grid computing, the GridChem project is responding to the needs of these researchers by enhancing the cyber-infrastructure. An easy-to-use interface now lowers the usage barrier far beyond anything imagined to date, and provides that interface to the entire community (www.gridchem.org). The environment consists of a three-tiered architecture including a client, grid middleware server, and distributed high-end computational resources.

"With this architecture we have created an environment that will revolutionize grid computing for computational chemists," said John Connolly, GridChem principal investigator. "We are pleased to have the opportunity to showcase the Computational Chemistry Grid (CCG) during our Access Grid event, as well as in our various activities at Supercomputing 2005 (SC05). We invite researchers from all disciplines to see how CCG makes grid computing more accessible."

General topics for the workshop include:For detailed information about the event, see the general announcement at www.gridchem.org under announcements.

In addition to the AG event on October 10, GridChem will host a "Birds of a Feather" meeting on November 15, 2005 at 5:15 p.m. and a workshop on November 18 at 8:30 a.m. at SCI05 in Seattle. The GridChem partners with SC booths will display posters and give demonstrations of the GridChem client.

GridChem partners include the Center for Computational Sciences / University of Kentucky, Center for Computation and Technology / Louisiana State University, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) / University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, OSC, and Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) / University of Texas. The project is supported by the National Science Foundation NMI Program under Award #04-38312.
-end-


Ohio Supercomputer Center

Related Environment Articles from Brightsurf:

Detecting SARS-CoV-2 in the environment
Researchers have outlined an approach to characterize and develop an effective environmental monitoring methodology for SARS CoV-2 virus, that can be used to better understand viral persistence in built environments.

Can your diet help protect the environment?
If Americans adhere to global dietary recommendations designed to reduce the impact of food production and consumption, environmental degradation could be reduced by up to 38%, according to a new paper published in the journal Environmental Justice.

How do we disconnect from the environment during sleep and under anesthesia?
A series of new studies by researchers at Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Sagol School of Neuroscience finds, among other important discoveries, that noradrenaline, a neurotransmitter secreted in response to stress, lies at the heart of our ability to ''shut off'' our sensory responses and sleep soundly.

Our pupil moves to the rhythm of the environment
Regular processes in the environment improve our eyesight.

New self-forming membrane to protect our environment
A new class of self-forming membrane has been developed by researchers from Newcastle University, UK.

COVID-19 and the built environment
Social distancing has Americans mostly out of the places they usually gather and in their homes as we try to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

A broad look at plant-environment interactions
Three plant science journals---the American Journal of Botany (AJB), Applications in Plant Sciences (APPS), and the International Journal of Plant Sciences (IJPS)---have joined efforts to provide a broad look at how plants interact with their environment.

New research looks at type 1 diabetes and changes in the environment
Studies have shown a rapid increase in new cases of type 1 diabetes worldwide.

Chemicals in the environment: A focus on mixtures
The real world is marked by multiple stressors, among them cocktails of chemicals.

Rubber in the environment
The tread on the tyre is worn out, new tyres are needed.

Read More: Environment News and Environment Current Events
Brightsurf.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.