Funding Agency Perspectives: Funding Agency Perspectives
- Shawn Mc Kee (University of Michigan (US))
Presentations by federal funding agencies providing their perspective on the Symposium Topics
Workflow systems have emerged as the coordination engine behind large distributed data intensive science experiments. They manage the movement of data, the allocation of resources, and display of results for a growing number of science communities. However, existing workflow systems are typically simple, purpose built tools that automate some of the routine tasks a scientist performs. ...
Dr. Silverberg will describe some large, NIH and NIA initiatives, such as BD2K, that begin to address big data challenges of current health related research. Additionally, multiple examples of NIH and NIA research projects will illustrate the ever increasing needs for big data solutions. Finally, a few relevant funding opportunity announcements will be shared.
This presentation discusses some of NSF’s data programs in the context of advancing the research cyberinfrastructure. This includes interfaces with the physical layer (high performance computing, networking), software, and the research disciplines as well as the potential roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders.