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High Performance Computing DayHigh Performance Computing Day

HPC Day is being held April 11, 2014. This inaugural day-long event includes tours, short research talks, keynote addresses, and a poster session. Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) and Information Technology’s Advanced Research Computing (ARC) group are co-sponsoring the event. In the morning, a series of shorter talks by VBI faculty will introduce the campus to their ongoing projects; there are also hourly tours of the Visionarium lab in Torgersen and the Andrews Information Systems Building. The keynote speaker is Rick Stevens of University of Chicago and Argonne National Labs. In addition to a faculty panel, there will be a plenary address by Virginia Tech’s Professor Wu Feng. There will be an open evening poster session and reception held Owens Hall.

For more information see the HPC website.

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The mission of Virginia Tech's Information Technology organization (IT) is to serve the university community and the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia by applying and integrating information resources to:
  • Enhance and support instruction, teaching and learning;
  • Participate in, support and enhance research;
  • Foster outreach, develop partnerships with communities and promote the capabilities of advanced networking and communications;
  • Provide, secure, and maintain systems allowing the university to accomplish its missions.

Oversight of the security of university information technology resources and information is entrusted to the Vice President for Information Technology by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors »

The Current Annual Activities Report describes the organization’s accomplishments for the 2011-2012 year.

The website provides information on IT services.

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Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
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