Friday, August 23, 2019

Ph.D. Defense: Chao "Charles" Zheng

Congratulations to Dr. Chao "Charles" Zheng, who defended his Ph.D. thesis on "The Challenges of Scaling Up High Throughput Workflows with Container Technology".  He will shortly be leaving for California to join Alibaba, Inc.  Here is Charles (second from right) after the successful defense:

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Summer REU Projects

In summer 2019, REU students TJ Dasso and Eamon Marmion worked at the CCL on large scale distributed applications.  They completed the integration between the Parsl workflow language and the Work Queue execution framework, demonstrating Python applications running on thousands of cores, and also streamlined our software installation process via Pip and Conda.  They presented their work a the summer REU poster symposium in Jordan Hall: