Winter 2019

Gear Up for Research Computing

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

9:45 am to 2:45 pm

Hartley Conference Center, Mitchell Building

Join Stanford Libraries and the Stanford Research Computing Center at Gear Up for Research Computing. Gear Up is a regular series of research-focused events for graduate students, post-docs, faculty, and research staff from schools and departments across campus. Gear Up for Research Computing will include presentations, a panel, and lightning talks from Stanford researchers about how they use computing methods in their work.



9:45 - 10:00 – Coffee

10:00 - 10:30 – Stanford Research Computing
Mark Piercy, Research Computing Technical Liaison, Stanford Research Computing

10:30 - 11:00 – Keeping Stanford’s Research Mission Secure in an Era of Increasing Cyber Threats
Michael A. Timineri, Director of Information Security Consulting, Stanford Information Security Office

11:00 - 11:30 – DataCommons
Ramanathan V. Guha, Google Fellow

11:30 - 12:00 – The Intersection Between Repository and Research Computing
Hannah Frost, Manager, Service Manager, Stanford Digital Repository

12:00 - 12:45 – Lunch (included with registration)

12:45 - 1:45 – Panel of Stanford Researchers
Panelist: Sanjiva Lele, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Panelist: Todd Martinez, David Mulvane Ehrsam and Edward Curtis Franklin Professor in Chemistry and Professor of Photon Science
Panelist: Lesley Park, Associate Director, Center for Population Health Sciences and Instructor, Primary Care and Population Health
Panelist: Russell Poldrack, Albert Ray Lang Professor of Psychology
Moderator: Ruth Marinshaw, Chief Technology Officer, Stanford Research Computing

1:45 - 2:45 – Lightning Talks from Stanford Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars
Robin Betz, Graduate Student, Biophysics
Grant Kinsler, Graduate Student, Biology
Mark A. Kowarsky, Graduate Student, Physics
Chuan Li, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Biology
Biafra Ahanonu, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Biology
Aaron L. Sharpe, Graduate Student, Applied Physics