$32.7 million IU Data Center to be unveiled; anchor for growing technology park

Data Center [thumb]The Indiana University Data Center, a $32.7-million facility designed to ensure the safety and security of IU's most prized networking, computer processing and data storage equipment, will be formally dedicated on Thursday, Nov. 5, with a ceremony that will include remarks by IU President Michael McRobbie. Full Story

New home for Pervasive Tech Institute, business start-ups to be dedicated Nov. 9

IU Innovation Center [thumb]The Indiana University Innovation Center, a new $10 million home to university researchers and private start-up companies, will be formally dedicated Monday, Nov. 9, by IU President Michael A. McRobbie. The facility is a key component of the President's Innovate Indiana initiative. Full Story

IU to lead nationwide research network FutureGrid to expand supercomputer capabilities

Big Red [thumb]A group of information technology researchers at Indiana University has been chosen by the National Science Foundation to lead a four-year, $15-million project to develop new software to link together the supercomputers of tomorrow and enable new approaches to scientific research for problems of massive scale. $10.1 million will come from the NSF, with project partners providing the balance. Full Story

A Facebook for scientists: $1.8 million to map your expertise

VIVO Web [thumb]Indiana University has received more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to collaborate on a $12.2 million, seven-university project designed to network researchers around the country. Full Story

Three Indiana universities collaborating to fight leading childhood heart birth defect

Impeller Pump [thumb]Indiana University's Research and Technology Corp. is moving forward with prototype development of a heart pump for infants invented through a collaboration between an IU cardiothoracic surgeon and a Purdue University engineer. Full Story

GENI experimental network tools, funded by NSF, to be developed at IU

Plale, Beth [thumb]Researchers are working on new models of computer networks that may someday replace the Internet, and researchers at Indiana University have been awarded a grant to develop tools to ensure that detailed network conditions can be measured for research. Full Story

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Working with the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, the Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute created this video about the important work going on in the school's Minority Engineering Advancement Program. The program looks to engage and exicte young students in the area of technology advancement.

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Upcoming Events

Inaugural IU Peebles Lecture in Information Technology
Nov. 10, 2009
3 p.m. Reception; 4 p.m. Lecture
IU Innovation Center, Room 105, 2719 E. 10th St., Bloomington

Louisiana State University computer science professor Thomas Sterling will present "HPC in Phase Change: Towards a New Parallel Execution Model," as the first presenter in IU's Peebles Lectures in Information Technology. For more information contact Daphne Siefert-Herron, Pervasive Technology Institute, at 812-856-1242 or dsiefert@indiana.edu. Live and archive streaming of the talk will be available from http://pti.iu.edu.

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