Thursday December 15, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 11:00AM EST
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Busch Campus: CoRE Building  
94 Brett Road (GPS Address)
Visitor Parking lots 64 and 60A
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Guest parking in lots 64 and 60A
(no permits required)

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Mina Garas, Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute (RDI2) 
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 
 Celebration of Caliburn 

Rutgers new supercomputer "Caliburn" is the most powerful computing system in the region. It is currently ranked #2 among Big Ten universities and #8 among U.S. academic institutions. In addition, the system features an architecture designed by internationally recognized experts at Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute (RDI2) that is unique in the world.  

This event celebrates the acquisition of Caliburn and the benefits it will generate for current and future users. You are invited to join the celebration and hear from Rutgers leaders, as well as Caliburn users, who will discuss the value this unique system can provide to research, education, industry and the state.


9:30 AM:      Registration and refreshments

10:00 AM     Welcome - Christopher J. Molloy, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Office                                
                      of Research and Economic Development, Rutgers University

 10:10 AM    Importance of Caliburn to the State and Higher Education Partners - 
                      Peggy Brennan-TonettaPh.D., Associate Vice President, 
                      Economic Development, Rutgers University

10:20 AM     Overview and Introduction of Caliburn  - Manish Parashar, Ph.D., Distinguished
                      Professor, Department of Computer Science; Director, Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute,
                      Rutgers University

User Community Presentations

10:35 AM     Ronald Ransome, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy; Dean of 
                       Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Rutgers University 

10:45 AM     David ForanPh.D., Professor of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine & Radiology; Chief 
                       Informatics Officer, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

11:00 AM      Networking


Sponsored by:  Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute (RDI2) and the Office of Economic Development