Argonne National Laboratory

RAPIDS webinar introduces the institute to the SciDAC-4 partners

February 16, 2018

On Feb. 13, 2018, RAPIDS held a webinar to introduce the institute to the SciDAC-4 Partnerships and discuss the capabilities the new institutecan provide.

Rob Ross, director of the RAPIDS institute and senior scientist in Argonne's Mathematics and Computer Science Division, gave an introduction in which he explained the goals of the institute, identified the technology focus areas, discussed the connections between RAPIDS and other institutes, and identified the principal members of the RAPIDS team.

Also participating in the webinar from the MCS Division was computer scientist Anshu Dubey, who spoke about RAPIDS applications engagement and community outreach. Among the planned activities are tutorials, hackathons, and the formation of tiger teams that will focus on a specific application challenges.