News Archive, October 2019

News Archive

October 2019

  • Supporting Scientific Research: Reflections from Participating in the FDA's Scientific Computing Days Event

    October 03, 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.

  • Globus Founder Ian Foster Named One of Five DOE Office of Science Distinguished Scientists Fellows

    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.

  • Two UChicago scientists both earn $1 million Department of Energy fellowships

    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.