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NSF funds the FIRST-HEP cybertraining project

July 2, 2018

The NSF “Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CyberTraining)” program has awarded $500k to the University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez (UPRM) and Princeton University for a 3-year collaborative research project entitled “Framework for Integrated Research Software Training in High Energy Physics (FIRST-HEP)”. FIRST-HEP aims to develop a community framework for software training to prepare the scientific and engineering workforce needed for the...

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Joint Workshop - Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) and HEP Software Foundation (HSF) in Naples, Italy - 26-29 March, 2018

February 22, 2018

A joint Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) and HEP Software Foundation (HSF) workshop will be held on 26-29 March, 2018, in Naples, Italy. The workshop looks forward to the common challenges faced in High Energy Physics Software and Computing in the next decade, when the...

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S2I2-HEP Strategic Plan and Community White Paper documents now available

December 18, 2017

We are happy to announce that the S2I2-HEP Strategic Plan and Community White Paper documents are now available:

  • Strategic Plan for a Scientific Software Innovation Institute (S2I2) for High Energy Physics - arXiv 1712.06592
  • A Roadmap for HEP Software and Computing R&D for the 2020s (Community White Paper) - arXiv 1712.06982

Thanks to everyone who participated in the processes to produce these two documents over the past year!

2nd S2I2 HEP/CS Workshop at Princeton University

May 1, 2017

The 2nd NSF Scientific Software Innovation Institute (S2I2) Workshop on collaborations between High Energy Physics (HEP) and Computer Science (CS) begins today at Princton University. Organized by the NSF-funded S2I2-HEP conceptualization project, the 2nd S2I2 HEP/CS workshop aims to bring together a diverse set of attendees from the HEP and CS communities to understand how the two communities could work...

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New peer-reviewed journal "Computing and Software for Big Science"

February 1, 2017

Springer has recently announced a new journal "Computing and Software for Big Science". The journal presents new concepts for large-scale, collaborative computing and software development for particle, astroparticle, and nuclear physics domains, and in particular:

  • Explores emerging issues in big-science development 
  • Includes coverage of distributed data...
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Summary report for S2I2-HEP/CS workshop at NCSA/UIUC available

January 21, 2017

The summary report is now available for the S2I2-HEP/CS Workshop which took place on 7-9 December, 2016 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA).

The workshop was organised the S2I2-HEP Conceptualization project to bring together a diverse set of attendees from the particle physics and computer...

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