A little bit about us

 

You can watch our Introductory meeting to the Xpert Network Here.

Type of Events:

  • Monthly Online Meetings: In 2022, we are holding monthly one-hour meetings starting at 2 PM ET (on the third Thursday of the month).
  • In-person Meetings

check out all upcoming Events and all Past Events 

Who Should Participate?

  • Members of large projects that maintain pools of CDI application experts
  • Developers of tools that support CDI methods
  • Private-sector participants interested in advancing business and engineering CDI applications
  • Individuals that support CDI research of domain scientists on university campuses and other research organizations

How to Participate?

No sign-up is needed for online meetings. Just join our Zoom Meeting: https://udel.zoom.us/j/5979309764

The Xpert Network Q&A Session, April 2022 Event

In this video, Xperts:

  • Bob Sinkovits, San Diego Supercomputer Center & XSEDE (Moderator)
  • Sunita Chandrasekaran, University of Delaware
  • Anshu Dubey, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Jeff F. Pummill, Arkansas High-Performance Computing Center
  • Henry Neeman, University of Oklahoma

answer some questions raised by the research community.

The Xpert Network Q&A Session, Feb 2022 Event

In this video, Xperts:

  • Rudi Eigenmann, University of Delaware (Moderator)
  • Sergiu Sanielevici, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • Sandra Gesing, University of Notre Dame
  • Karen Tomko, Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • Ian A. Cosden, Princeton University & US-RSE
  • Bob Sinkovits, San Diego Supercomputer Center & XSEDE

answer some questions raised by the research community.

Best practices for (CDI) Research, January 2022 Event

in this video, we heard from our panelists:

  • Rudi Eigenmann, University of Delaware (Moderator)
  • Sina Mostafanejad, The Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI)
  • Anshu Dubey, Argonne National Laboratory

about the Xpert Network and its activities, along with the Best practices that have been implemented in the research groups of the listed organizations.The presentation files are also accessible here:

 

Best practices for Computational and Data-intensive (CDI) Research

In this video, we heard from our panelists:

  • Rudi Eigenmann, University of Delaware (Moderator)
  • Ian A. Cosden, Princeton University & US-RSE
  • Julie Ma, Massachusetts Green High-Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC)
  • Sandra Gesing, University of Illinois Chicago
  • Jeff F. Pummill, Arkansas High-Performance Computing Center
  • Sergiu Sanielevici, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

presenting practices that are easy to adopt and have proven effective in many computational and data-intensive (CDI) research settings to research software engineers (RSEs) and also Domain Scientists. The first set of best practices is described at https://sites.udel.edu/xpert-cdi/resources/best-practices/. Please consider providing feedback.

Best practices and Tools for Computational and Data-intensive (CDI) Research

In this video, we heard from our panelists:

  • Moderator: Sergiu Sanielevici, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • Xiao Zhu, Purdue University
  • Joe Stubbs, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)

about applying Best practices in CDI research, and also the Tapis API  platform which has proved to be beneficial to many organizations.

The presentation files are also accessible here:

Xpert Network Panel 2021,Aug,Joe Stubbs

Xpert Network Panel 2021,Aug,Xiao Zhu

 

Best Practices for Computational and Data-intensive Research

In this video, we heard from our panelists:

  • Moderator : Karen Tomko, Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • Ian A. Cosden, Princeton University & US-RSE
  • Shantenu Jha, Rutgers University & Center of Data-Driven Discovery at Brookhaven National Laboratory

about developing Best practices in CDI research, training new group members on those best practices, and supporting science teams.

The presentation files are also accessible here:

 

Best Practices for Computational and Data-intensive Research

In this video, we heard from our panelists:

  • Moderator: Jeff Pummill, Arkansas High-Performance Computing Center
  • Sunita Chandrasekaran, University of Delaware
  • Sandra Gesing, Center for Research Computing of University of Notre Dame

about developing Best practices in CDI research, training new group members on those best practices, and supporting science teams.

The presentation files are also accessible here: Xpert Network Panel 2021, July, Sunita

 

Discussion Platforms for CDI Research Community

In this video, we heard from our panelists:

  • Bob Sinkovits, San Diego Supercomputer Center & XSEDE (Moderator)
  • Ian A. Cosden, Princeton University & US-RSE
  • Dana Brunson, XSEDE & Internet2
  • Julie Ma, Massachusetts Green High-Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC)
  • Anita Schwartz, University of Delaware

about available discussion platforms for Computational and Data-intensive (CDI) researchers, the pros and cons of different discussion platforms, and cross-linking different discussion platforms.

Xpert Network Panel-Best practices for Data-Intensive applications

In this video, we heard from our panelists:

  • Nirav Merchant, University of Arizona Data Science Institute
  • David A. Bader, Institute for Data Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Sandra Gesing, Center for Research Computing of University of Notre Dame
  • Daniel S. Katz, University of Illinois
  • Gregory Dobler, University of Delaware Data Science Institute

about challenges in data-intensive applications, solutions to those challenges, best practices for developing such applications, and tools supporting those best practices.

The presentation files are also accessible here: