03
Apr
2015

Since opening last year, the Chicago Innovation Exchange has established several points of contact with the Computation Institute, supporting new businesses such as Maryellen Giger's Quantitative Insights and Mike Wilde's Parallel.works. With yesterday's announcement of the finalists for the spring round of the UChicago Innovation Fund, more CI/CIE partnerships may be on the horizon, as four of the six teams include at least one CI affiliate. 

02
Apr
2015

As science becomes a more global enterprise, the tethers that connect collaborations grow longer and more complex. At March's Accelerating International Collaboration and Science Through Connective Computation workshop, held at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, CI scientists met with 20 scientists from across India to discuss computational solutions that could enable and accelerate international research partnerships.

01
Apr
2015

With today's faster internet speeds and file-sharing services, many of us take data transfer for granted. But when files and datasets are measured in terabytes and petabytes instead of megabytes, many of the struggles of the past return: long waiting times, mid-transfer failures, and clunky interfaces.