October 21, 2019 |

Ian Foster, a senior computer scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has been named a 2019 SC Distinguished Scientist Fellow, a newly established honor from DOE’s Office of Science (SC).

Foster received the award for ​“pioneering work in distributed and high-performance computing with fundamental and long-lasting impacts on both computer science as a discipline and the practice of computing across the Office of Science.”

October 21, 2019 |

Ian Foster, Josh Frieman will use awards to deepen academic-national lab ties

The Department of Energy has honored University of Chicago scientists Ian Foster and Josh Frieman for their transformative research and scientific leadership, selecting them as part of its inaugural Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellowship program.

October 16, 2019 |

Watch Dr. Foster's acceptance speech (begins ~3 minutes into video)

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) named five National Laboratory scientists as DOE Office of Science Distinguished Scientists Fellows. The newly established award, authorized by the America COMPETES Act and bestowed on National Laboratory scientists with outstanding records of achievement, provides each Fellow with $1 million over three years to be devoted to a project or projects of the Fellow’s choosing.

October 15, 2019 | Mary Bass
(Originally published on DataCite blog October 14, 2019.)

DataCite started work on improving DataCite authentication two months ago, beginning with a major upgrade of the Profiles service. One visible change for users is the new sign in via Globus.

October 3, 2019 |

For the last seven years the Scientific Computing Board (SCB) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has gathered scientists and information technologists from the agency's seven centers to discuss accomplishments, foster collaboration, and set support priorities for their scientific research and regulatory work.