Warren Mori awarded prestigious James Clerk Maxwell Prize
Warren Mori, IDRE Executive Director, was awarded by the American Physical Society (APS) for the 2020 James Clerk Maxwell Prize in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of plasma physics.
Troy Cater, physics professor and director of the Plasma Science and Technology Institute, and a colleague of Mori’s called the award a “tremendous honor recognizing career achievement and arguably the most important award in plasma physics in the world.”
Read the full article on IDRE's website.
NSF Awards 12-Month Extension for XSEDE 2.0 Project
The National Science Foundation’s Office of
Advanced Cyber-infrastructure has awarded XSEDE 2.0 an additional year in funding that will provide support for ongoing project operations until August 31, 2022. The $21.8M, 12-month extension enables XSEDE to continue its mission of accelerating open science discovery, enhancing user productivity, broadening participation in science and engineering, and engaging a new diverse generation of computational researchers.
“We are very pleased to have been awarded this extension of the XEDE project by the NSF. It is a testament to the success XSEDE has exhibited in supporting the national research community spanning a wide range of domains, and we look forward to continuing to enable researchers to discover more with XSEDE,” John Towns, XSEDE program director and executive director of science and technology at NCSA.
Read about the full details at NSF.gov.
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