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Humans of SCinet: Q&A with SC20 Wireless Volunteer Carlos Rojas-Torres

Carlos Rojas-Torres, network engineer at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), is this year’s co-chair of the SCinet wireless team. Carlos also holds cross-appointments with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and Front Range GigaPop. His SCinet volunteer experience started back in 2012 and includes past participation across four technical teams.   Years as

Humans of SCinet: Q&A with SC20 Routing Volunteer Debbie Fligor

Debbie Fligor, lead network engineer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is this year’s co-chair of the SCinet routing team. In 2015, Debbie was one of five women selected to participate in the pilot of the NSF-funded Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program, now in its sixth year. Debbie’s volunteer experience has

First-Time SCinet Student Volunteer Purvesh Sharma on the Opportunities Afforded at SC

Purvesh Sharma, a student at Texas State University, was a first-time SCinet Student Volunteer at SC19. Sharma explains how he became acquainted with SC student volunteer opportunities and his application endeavors. Inspired by Purvesh’s story? Be sure to check out all the excellent opportunities for students at Students@SC. — Christine Baissac-HaydenSC20 Students@SC Communications Liaison (Easy

NRE & INDIS: SCinet Provides the Network for Future Innovation

SCinet represents a group of more than 200 academic and industrial professional volunteers that research and develop innovative tools to provide breakthrough technology to the SC conference exhibition floor. It serves as the platform for exhibitors to demonstrate the advanced computing resources of their home institutions – and elsewhere – by supporting a wide variety

Planning the World’s Most Powerful Network: A Q&A with SC20 SCinet Chair Kevin Hayden

  During the week of SC, SCinet becomes the most powerful and advanced network on Earth, connecting the SC community to the world. Kevin Hayden, Senior Network Engineer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, is this year’s SCinet Chair. He is tasked with leading a team of expert volunteers from across the

Student Volunteer Zhaochen Gu Finds a Friendly Environment for Learning at SC

  Zhaochen Gu, a student at the University of North Texas, was a SCinet student volunteer for the second year in the row at SC19, where she learned the ins and outs of conference logistics in a very friendly team-oriented atmosphere. Inspired by Zhaochen’s story? Apply as a SCinet student volunteer. Applications close on Friday,

Longstanding Student Volunteer Mohammed Tanash Continues to Discover Opportunities at SC

Mohammed Tanash has logged quite a bit of experience as a SC Conference volunteer. From his first time as a student volunteer at SC17 to a lead student volunteer position at SC18, and a SCinet student volunteer on the SC19 wireless team, Tanash has shown he is not afraid of challenges and is not one

Carve a Path Through SC with SCinet Student Volunteer Sushma Yellapragada of New Delhi

Last week, a notification on my phone said SC20 was ready for submissions, and it reminded me of my awesome experience as a SCinet student volunteer at SC19. For those who aren’t familiar with SC (aka the Supercomputing Conference), it is supermassive, and super cool, and people present work that sounds almost supernatural.   Volunteering

Why WINS Is an Ideal Opportunity for Women in IT Networking

The Women in IT Networking at SC program, better known as WINS, was created to remedy the vast gender gap in Information Technology, particularly in network engineering and high-performance computing. When the program started in 2015, 13.93% of SC professional volunteers were women. By 2017, the number climbed to 20.97%. This upward trend is clear,

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