This initiative includes computational research from quantum scale to commercial manufacturing scale, and permeates all disciplines. The power of high-performance computing combined with the enormous value of available data provides both an opportunity and challenge to produce new and trustworthy insight. Multiple disciplines must come together to assure that both questions and answers are correct.
Computation and Data
A collaborative Illinois Tech/Rush University team is building MIITRA, a first-of-its-kind atlas that aims to help in the identification and diagnosis of disease.
Distinguished Professor of Computer Science Xian-He Sun and Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science Anthony Kougkas are collaborating with a UChicago researcher to develop the ChronoLog data storage system.
Four students have been selected as inaugural fellows in the SoReMo Initiative, which computation and data science faculty have established to help effect positive societal change.
Computer science faculty members Anthony Kougkas and Xian-He Sun along with collaborators from the HDF Group have launched Hermes, a new software system designed to reduce storage to memory data traffic jams in high-performance computing.
David Minh, the new Robert E. Frey Jr. Endowed Chair in Chemistry, is exploring machine-learning approaches to his work on small organic molecules potentially useful in drug applications.
Yuan Hong, assistant professor of computer science, is exploring innovative techniques to perform security analytics that detect cybersecurity threats while preserving privacy.