Workshop on Big Data and Materials

Executive Director of Georgia Tech's Institute for Materials Dr. Dave McDowell and Interim Director of the Institute for Data and High Performance Computing Dr. Richard Fujimoto, PI for Georgia Tech's newest IGERT program, will host an afternoon workshop for researchers interested in participating in FLAMEL: From Learning, Analytics, and Materials to Entrepreneurship and Leadership.

All Georgia Tech researchers and faculty members interested in participating in the FLAMEL program are encouraged to attend the workshop, which includes an opportunity to initiate the formation of multidisciplinary faculty teams.

Space is limited to facilitate dialogue, so please RSVP early by completing a brief registration form.

The tentative agenda includes the following components:

1:00 Introductions/Welcome

1:15 Materials Genome Initiative

1:45 FLAMEL Overview

2:15 Break

2:30 Tutorial: Big Data Research Themes and Examples

• Overview of Big Data Areas
• Materials Science
• Data/Computation
• Software/Platform Demo
• Identifying Data Analysis/Computational Problems for FLAMEL Projects

4:00 "Speed Dating"/Reception (opportunity for researchers to identify potential new collaboration opportunities)

5:00 Adjourn

The workshop will be held at the Georgia Tech Hotel in Conference Room A, followed by the "Speed Dating" session and reception in Salons 4-6. 


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