MURPA 2012

MURPA 2012

MURPA has progressed steadily since commencing in 2008 and the 2012 program again offers great research project opportunities abroad, backed by a high quality seminar series. Conditions of Entry to the program are generally similar to previous years.

2012 Student Guide to MURPA

General information document for students

Seminar Program

A program of seminars to be conducted by high definition video link will be developed for semester 2 2012. A lead up to this series is a seminar on 30 March where recent MURPA students will report on their overseas MURPA experience.

30 March 2012, 9.30-11am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 Clayton Liang Ding (NCSA), David Warner (Technion), Thomas Moore, John Bell, Satvik Kumar, Minh Ngoc Nhat Huynh, Victoria Weldon (UCSD)MURPA Project OutcomesAbstractVideoSlides
27 July 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 Clayton Dr Peter Arzberger (UCSD)Preparing Students for a Global Science, Engineering, and Education WorkforceAbstractVideo Slides
10 August 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 Clayton Professor Phil Bourne (UCSD)New modes of Scholarly Communication in the Digital AgeAbstractVideo Slides
17 August 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 ClaytonDr Beth Simon (UCSD)Engaging students in thinking like computer scientists: Peer InstructionAbstractVideo Slides
24 August 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 (Clayton) and H7.84 (Caulfield)Dr Ilkay Altintas (SDSC)Distributed Workflow-Driven Analysis of Large-Scale Biological Data using bioKeplerAbstractVideo Slides
31 August 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 (Clayton) and H7.84 (Caulfield)Dr Robert Sinkovits (SDSC)Gordon: A novel high performance computing system for data and memory intensive applicationsAbstractVideoSlides
7 September 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 (Clayton) and H7.84 (Caulfield)Dan Fay (Microsoft)Advancing Environmental Understanding; the Role of eScienceAbstractVideoSlides
14 September 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 (Clayton) and H7.84 (Caulfield)Dr Mark Miller (SDSC)The CIPRES Science Gateway: Enabling High-Impact Science for Phylogenetics Researchers with Limited ResourcesAbstractVideoSlides
21 September 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 (Clayton) and H7.84 (Caulfield) Professor Larry Smarr (UCSD)The coming digital transformation of healthAbstractVideo Slides
5 October 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 (Clayton) and H7.84 (Caulfield) Professor Gerhard Klimeck (Purdue)Mythbusting Scientific Knowledge Transfer with nanoHUB.orgAbstractVideoSlides
12 October 2012, 9-10am, Rm 135/Bldg 26 (Clayton) and H7.84 (Caulfield)Jay Alameda (NCSA)Improving the Eclipse Parallel Tools Platform to Create an Effective Workbench for High Performance ComputingAbstractVideoSlides

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