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  • Computation Institute
    class is especially diverse with 23 men and 19 women from 14 countries and an even division of computer scientists statisticians and experts from social sciences public policy and other fields Full Story CI Researchers Rayid Ghani Inside the Discovery Cloud Deep Text Mining for Cancer Disease 26 May 2015 Text mining is often discussed in the context of humanities research or marketing where an enormous pool of text can be computationally sifted for new insight or targeted advertising But text mining is also gaining a foothold in biology and medicine as researchers increasingly realize that the millions upon milions of journal articles published in these fields may hold previously undiscovered insights for understanding and treating disease Full Story CI Researchers Ishanu Chattopadhyay James Evans Charting the Boundaries of Data Science 22 May 2015 When DJ Patil called data scientist the sexiest job of the 21st century in 2012 it caused quite a stir in part because very few people at the time knew what data science actually meant Despite detractors who claimed all science is data science or joked that data science was just statistics on a MacBook the term has picked up steam from universities to corporations to

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  • Mission | Computation Institute
    of complex phenomena Progress is gated by researchers ability to construct complex software systems to harness large scale computing and to federate distributed resources The CI is both an intellectual nexus and resource center for those building and applying such computational platforms for science As an intellectual nexus it brings together researchers from different disciplines with common interests in advancing the state of the art in computing and its applications As a resource center it provides expert assistance to scholars whose work requires the most advanced computational methods Our research has increasingly broad impact as advanced computational and informatics approaches are becoming critical to future research breakthroughs in almost every scientific discipline Our success is evident in both the people we attract and the projects we have pursued The CI is home to over 100 researchers and staff including more than 70 fellows from University of Chicago faculty and Argonne scientists that have active collaborations with over 50 prestigious academic and research institutions across the globe We have established high profile high impact projects such as Globus the Center for Robust Decision Making on Climate and Energy Policy the Center for Multiscale Theory and Simulation the Urban Center for Computation

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  • Leadership | Computation Institute
    high performance and distributed computing and biomedical informatics Executive Committee The Executive Committee meets regularly to discuss Computation Institute strategies and policies identify opportunities for interactions with other scientists review proposed Fellow appointments and build new projects Todd Dupont Professor of Computational and Applied Mathematics in the Department of Computer Science has a primary research focus on the construction analysis and evaluation of numerical methods for partial differential equations He also has interests in related areas such as the construction of mathematical models for physical and biological systems Ian Foster Director of the Computation Institute T Conrad Gilliam the Marjorie I and Bernard A Mitchell Professor and Chairman of Human Genetics studies the genetic determinants of common heritable disorders including neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia bipolar disorder and autism as well as other multifactorial disorders such as celiac disease and cardiovascular disorders He is a member of the editorial boards of Psychiatric Genetics and Neuropsychiatric Genetics and he is associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Investigation John Goldsmith the Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Linguistics and Computer Science currently researches computational techniques to better understand what the nature of human language is and how language can be learned by humans and computers Ewing Rusty Lusk Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory has interests in parallel computing program visualization automated theorem proving logic programming database technology and systems software Rick Stevens Professor in Department of Computer Science and in the College and Associate Laboratory Director for Computing Environment and Life Sciences at Argonne National Laboratory is interested in the development of innovative tools and techniques that enable computational scientists to solve large scale problems more effectively on the most advanced high performance computers Albert F Wagner Director of the

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  • Corporate Affiliates Program | Computation Institute
    enabled by computation to today s most pressing problems Partnership with the Computation Institute affords corporations the advantage of access to strategic academic research and talent at a unique institution that combines leadership in computational science with application Our unique perspectives can help corporations attain the knowledge and talent needed to solve previously intractable problems and shrink time to discovery development and market Benefits Knowledge Affiliates have access to a wide breadth of world renowned scientists and scholars through informal discussions consultations and invitations to special events Recruitment Membership provides expanded opportunities to recruit high quality talent Early Access Affiliates have the competitive advantage of early access to cutting edge research results typically not available within their own companies Connections The intellectual community of the CI provides a unique opportunity to connect with thought leaders in research areas with direct impact to the corporate affiliate Resources Affiliates may have access to CI facilities and computational resources utilized in their research program of interest Membership Levels The program offers a variety of engagement levels Associate Member access CI researchers and their work Graduate Student Sponsor build student relationships Corporate Partner actively participate in CI research Contact us for more information or

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  • Facilities | Computation Institute
    the University of Chicago Driving Directions Mass Transit Taxi or Shuttle Hyde Park and Campus Maps Campus Parking 55th Ellis garage recommended Accomodations Argonne Argonne National Laboratory Theory and Computing Sciences Building 9500 Cass Ave Building 240 Argonne IL 60439 Visiting the CI at Argonne National Laboratory Driving Directions Directions to TCS Building bottom of page Site Access Policy Accommodations 1871 1871 is a not for profit co working space

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  • Job Opportunities | Computation Institute
    interdisciplinary area The successful candidate will be an energetic creative scholar with the ability to communicate and collaborate across disciplinary lines Minimum qualifications for this position are a PhD or expected PhD by Summer 2013 in applied mathematics computer science computational social science computational biology informatics physics complex systems or related disciplines strong quantitative and computational skills an excellent academic record with evidence of considerable research promise excellent written and verbal communication skills and a record of successful teamwork and collaboration Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in interdisciplinary research demonstrated interest in research related to metaknowledge previous experience working on social scientific questions and previous postdoctoral experience in relevant areas Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply An open mind and commitment to the broad goals of the Metaknowledge Network are a must Interested candidates must send the following to knowledge lab chicago gmail com 1 cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for pursuing interdisciplinary research in general and metaknowledge research in particular 2 curriculum vitae including publications list 3 description of your research interests and broad research trajectory max 2 pages discussing how those interests intersect with those of the network 4 contact information for three or more scholars who know your work and are willing to write letters of reference 5 one or more papers you have written in English either published or unpublished We will accept applications from January through March 15 2013 or until the position in filled and plan to interview promising candidates as applications arrive We expect the scholars to begin their appointments on or around Summer 2013 Compensation includes a competitive salary and benefits plan Postdoc Programmer for NSF Project on Influence in Science A NSF funded project Tracing Influence Predicing Impact in Science at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Postdoc Scholar or Programmer position The Postdoc or Programmer will be associated with the Center for Metaknowledge and Computational Intelligence at the University of Chicago www uchicago edu one of the leading research universities in the United States Each position will be for 3 years contingent on annual reappointment This project develops new measures and models that assess and predict the impact of academic research on science technology and the public Building on progress in the measurement of scientific and technological novelty as well as phylogenetic models of evolution advances in computational language understanding and the increasing electronic availability of historical and contemporary scientific texts this project creates computational tools to identify scientific claims embed them in their historical conceptual and geographical context and thereby provide a multidimensional evaluation of the nature and scope of their impact Claims extracted from text will be complemented by article citations and unpublished expert opinions about paths of scientific influence elicited through interactive online games Taken together these data provide the input for probabilistic models that exploit patterns in the structure of scientific language the graph of citations and expert opinion to assess the evolutionary

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  • Student Opportunities | Computation Institute
    genomics cancer research and bioinformatics and the types of work that the CRI supports You can view download posters on the CRI here and their Clinical Research Data Warehouse here Mike Papka Argonne Computing Environment and Life Sciences Argonne National Laboratory is a Department of Energy Laboratory in suburban Chicago and is one of the leading computational centers in the United States Papka introduced the audiene to the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility home of Mira currently the world s fifth fastest supercomputer and researchers pushing the boundaries of high performance computing software and data visualization Jason Salavon Computation Institute UChicagoArts Computation isn t just a tool for scientific research it can also be a vehicle for artistic expression CI fellow Jason Salavon demonstrated a couple examples of his computation enabled artwork including a piece for the lobby of the U S Census Bureau headquarters and composite photos of every Playboy centerfold published over four decades For more on Salvon s work visit his website or learn about his new Hack Arts Lab at the University of Chicago Alison Brizius Center for Robust Decision Making on Climate and Energy As humanity confronts the spectre of dramatic climate change scientists are building computer models to better simulate future climate changes and their effect upon the planet and the economy At RDCEP geophysicists economists statisticians policy experts and computer scientists come together to improve these models and create better tools that policymakers can use to make important decisions about an unprecedented future You can view the RDCEP poster here or visit their website James Evans Knowledge Lab and the Metaknowledge Research Network Today we have access to more information than ever before text images videos and more The Knowledge Lab is using this explosion of information to understand how knowledge is accumulated and

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  • Directory | Computation Institute
    anl gov LANS Director Mathematics and Computer Science MCS John Hummel jhummel at anl gov Director of Center for Integrated Resiliency Analyses Decision and Information Science Division Argonne National Laboratory I Joseph Insley insley at mcs anl gov Senior Software Developer Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory Kamil Iskra iskra at mcs anl gov Assistant Computer Scientist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory J Robert Jacob jacob at mcs anl gov Computational Climate Scientist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory Julius Jellinek jellinek at anl gov Senior Scientist Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division Argonne National Laboratory Andrzej Joachimiak andrzejj at anl gov Director Structural Biology Center Argonne National Laboratory K Leo Kadanoff l kadanoff at uchicago edu Professor of Math and Physics The James Franck Institute University of Chicago Dmitry Karpeev karpeev at mcs anl gov Assistant Computational Mathematician Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory Daniel Katz dsk at ci uchicago edu Senior Computational Researcher University of Chicago Nilesh Kavthekar nkav at wharton upenn edu Technician Computation Institute Kate Keahey keahey at mcs anl gov Computer Scientist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory David Kelly davidk at ci uchicago edu Programmer Computation Institute Rajkumar Kettimuthu kettimut at mcs anl gov Principal Software Development Specialist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory Alexei Khokhlov ajk at oddjob uchicago edu Professor Department of Astronomy Astrophysics University of Chicago Edward Kibblewhite edkoddjob at uchicago edu Professor Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the College University of Chicago Dries Kimpe dkimpe at mcs anl gov Assistant Computer Scientist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory Gordon Kindlmann glk at uchicago edu Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science University of Chicago Stephen Klippenstein sjk at anl gov Argonne Distinguished Fellow Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division Argonne National Laboratory Matt Knepley knepley at mcs anl gov Assistant Computational Scientist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory Gregory Kobele kobele at uchicago edu Neubauer Family Assistant Professor Department of Linguistics Kristin Kolesiak kkolesia at uchicago edu Finance Manager Computation Institute Jack Kordas kordas at ci uchicago edu Senior Software Architect and Developer Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory V Rao Kotamarthi vrkotamarthi at anl gov Climate Research Section Manager Environmental Science Division Andrey Kravtsov andrey at oddjob uchicago edu Associate Professor Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics Kalyan Kumaran kumaran at alcf anl gov Manager Performance Engineering Argonne Leadership Computing Facility Stuart Kurtz stuart at cs uchicago edu Professor Department of Computer Science Katherine Kusiak Galvin katekusiak at uchicago edu Senior Associate Director Urban Center for Computation and Data L Lukasz Lacinski lukasz at uchicago edu Business System Analyst Don Lamb lamb at oddjob uchicago edu Professor Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics Dongwook Lee dongwook at flash uchicago edu Research Scientist Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics Ti Leggett leggett at mcs anl gov HPC Systems Administrator Lead Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Sven Leyffer leyffer at mcs anl gov Computational Mathematician Mathematics and Computer Science MCS R Lee Liming liming at mcs anl gov Technology Analyst Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Michael Link mlink at uchicago edu Computer Systems Programmer Ewing L Rusty Lusk lusk at mcs anl gov Argonne Distinguished Fellow Mathematics and Computer Science MCS M Charles Macal macal at anl gov Director Center for Complex Adaptive Agent Systems Simulation Decision and Information Sciences Division Argonne National Laboratory Ravi Madduri madduri at mcs anl gov Software Engineer Project Manager Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Tanu Malik tanum at ci uchicago edu Research Associate Computation Institute Daniel Margoliash dan at bigbird uchicago edu Professor Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy University of Chicago Elizabeth Marland Glass marland at mcs anl gov Assistant Computational Biologist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Stuart Martin smartin at mcs anl gov Software Development Manager Computation Institute Ignacio Martinez Moyano imartinez at anl gov Computational Social Scientist Decision and Information Sciences Division Anoop Mayampurath anmayampurath at uchicago edu Senior Research Project Professional Computation Institute Ninfa Mayorga ninfa at uchicago edu Administrative Assistant Computation Institute Brendan McCollam bmcollam at uchicago edu Backend Developer Computation Institute Lois Curfman McInnes curfman at mcs anl gov Computational Scientist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Mary Sara McPeek mcpeek at galton uchicago edu Professor Department of Statistics Folker Meyer folker at mcs anl gov Computational Biologist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Umakant Mishra umishra at anl gov Assistant Geospatial Modeler Environmental Science Division Argonne National Laboratory Rob Mitchum rmitchum at ci uchicago edu Communication Manager Computation Institute Jorge Moré more at mcs anl gov Argonne Distinguished Fellow Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Daniel Morgan dmorgan77 at ci uchicago edu Web Development Lead Computation Institute Robert Morrissey rmorriss at uchicago edu Benjamin Franklin Professor Department of Romance Languages and Literature Committee on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities and the College University of Chicago Edwin Munro emunro at uchicago edu Assistant Professor Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology University of Chicago Todd Munson tmunson at mcs anl gov Computational Scientist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS John Murphy jtmurphy at anl gov Computational Engineer Decision and Information Sciences Division Argonne National Laboratory N Noboru Nakamura nnn at bethel uchicago edu Associate Professor Department of the Geophysical Sciences University of Chicago Sri Hari Krishna Narayanan snarayan at mcs anl gov Postdoctoral Appointee John Paul Navarro navarro at mcs anl gov Senior HPC Systems Administrator Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Dan Nicolae nicolae at galton uchicago edu Professor Departments of Medicine Genetic Medicine Statistics Human Genetics and The College University of Chicago Michael North north at anl gov Deputy Director Center for Complex Adaptive Agent Systems Simulation Decision and Information Sciences Division Argonne National Laboratory Michael Northrop mikenorthrop at uchicago edu XSEDE Project Manager O Aleksandr Obabko obabko at mcs anl gov Assistant Computational Scientist Mathematics and Computer Science MCS Argonne National Laboratory Yaw Odame yoodame at uchicago edu User Experience Developer Computation Institute Olufunmilayo Olopade folopade at medicine bsd uchicago edu Director Center

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