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Berkeley Lab Inspires at SC15

November 1, 2015

From left to right: Kathy Yelick, Katie Anypas, John Shalf, Jarrod McClean, Inder Monga, Daniela Ushizima, Aydin Buluç and Bernard Li.


For some Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staffers, SC15 presents an opportunity to mentor and inspire a new generation of computer scientists and engineers. These are some of the outreach events where Berkeley Lab staff will be participating in Austin, Texas.

Kathy Yelick, Associate Laboratory Director of Computing Scienceswill give a short talk on career planning as part of the Early Career Workshop on Monday, Nov. 16.

Katie Antypas, Head of Scientific Computing and Data Services Department, will give a presentation at the Mentor-Protege Mixer on Monday, Nov. 16

Jarrod McClean, 2015 Luis Alvarez Fellow in Computing Sciences, will be a panelist in a session of the Experiencing HPC for Undergraduates on Wednesday, Nov. 18

Kathy Yelick, Associate Laboratory Director of Computing Sciences, will give a presentation to local high schools students on Wednesday, Nov. 18

John Shalf (CRD), Bernard Li (IT Division), Inder Monga (ESnet), Dani Ushizima (CRD), Aydin Buluc (CRD) will talk with students during the Dinner with Interesting People on Wednesday, Nov. 18

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