Congratulations to Rajat Mittal on receiving a Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant!

IDIES member, Rajat Mittal received a Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant for his work studying the communicative properties of mosquito movements. Founded by a collective of scientists from around the world, the selective Human Frontier Science Program awards grants to international teams in an effort to “combine their expertise in innovative approaches to questions … Continued

Seed Funding Program Awardees Announced for 2019

The JHU Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES) is pleased to announce the Spring, 2019 Seed Funding Program Awardees. Congratulations to Predicting Morphogenesis: Understanding the Role of Cell-to-Cell Variation in Collective Gradient Sensing Brian Camley, Andrew Ewald The History of Meter and the History of English Grammar Chris Cannon, Sayeed Choudhury, Mark Patton … Continued

Congratulations to Brice Menard on winning the Johns Hopkins University President’s Frontier Award

On February 13, IDIES member Brice Menard was awarded the President’s Frontier Award in recognition of his exceptional ability to develop new and potentially far-reaching approaches to big data sets. Brice uses information that is widely available to researchers, but his imagination and ingenuity lead to striking results, such as new ways to measure distances … Continued

Alex Szalay to give Talk at 233rd American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting

Alexander Szalay, Director of IDIES, will give a talk titled, “The Era of Surveys and the Fifth Paradigm of Science”, at the 233rd AAS meeting. Abstract: Starting with the SDSS and the Hubble Deep Field, astronomy has entered the Era of Surveys. Today we have covered a large fraction of the sky in multiple wavelengths. … Continued

IDIES Seed Funding Initiative Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES) is pleased to announce its 2019 IDIES Seed Funding Program (SFP) offering. The goal of this initiative is to provide seed funding for data-intensive computing projects that (a) will involve areas relevant to IDIES and JHU institutional research priorities; (b) are multidisciplinary; and (c) build ideas and teams … Continued

IDIES to co-host Visualization Hackathon with University of Toronto

The Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Sciences will jointly host a Visualization Hackathon with the University of Toronto. The Hackathon will be on Friday & Saturday, January 25 & 26, 2019 from 9 AM – 5 PM (approx), with sessions and presentations at both Homewood Campus at JHU, and at the University of Toronto. … Continued

Genevieve Stein-O’Brien talk at Cold Spring Harbor Event

Talk at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meeting on Biological Data Science: Genevieve Stein-O’Brien Genevieve Stein-O’Brien, a post doctoral fellow in Elana Fertig’s and Loyal Goff’s labs, present her work on Bayesian decomposition and transfer learning methods this year at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on Biological Data Science and at the annual meeting of … Continued

Steven Salzberg keynote at Cold Spring Harbor Event

Steven Salzberg to Give Keynote Address at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s 3rd Biological Data Science Meeting The Biological Science Data meeting begins on Wednesday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. and continues through Saturday, November 10. The scope of the meeting will include the infrastructure, software, and algorithms needed to analyze large data sets in biological … Continued

The 2018 IDIES Annual Symposium is Friday, October 19th

The Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science will hold the 2018 Annual Symposium at the Mudd Hall Auditorium on Friday, October 19, 2018. The symposium brings together experts in Big Data from across Johns Hopkins University, the government and industry to share their discoveries, techniques, ideas, and insights. Our focus is on a multi-disciplinary … Continued