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Programming the Soon-to-be World’s Fastest Supercomputer

DSI Affiliated Faculty and Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences, Sunita Chandrasekaran, is leading an elite international team in designing an application for the world’s fastest supercomputer, set to come online in the United States in 2021.

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University of Delaware Prof. Sunita Chandrasekaran is leading an international team designing an application for the Frontier exascale supercomputer, now being built at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Studying the Virus in Real Time

DSI Affiliated Faculty, Hagit Shatkay’s Intro to Bioinformatics and Computational Biology course is teaching students how important computational methods can be in the face of a pandemic.

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2020 Highly Cited Researchers

DSI Director, Cathy Wu was named for the seventh consecutive year to the 2020 global list of Highly Cited Researchers. Dr. Wu was recognized for her influence in the field of biology and biochemistry. The annual list identifies researchers who have demonstrated significant influence in their academic field or across several fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Clarivate’s Web of Science citation index.

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History Maps Win Competition

Two seniors in the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment have won a University of Delaware mapping competition recognizing both the art and science of mapping, and the winners combined accurate representation of their data with visual styles reflecting their subject matter. Both maps were featured at the University’s annual Geographic Information Systems Day on Nov. 18.

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