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NSF CI 2030 Request for Information


NSF‘s investments in research cyberinfrastructure (CI) enable the science and engineering research discovery process, and span advanced computing resources, data and software infrastructure, workflow systems and approaches, networking, cybersecurity and associated workforce development.

From 2012-2017, NSF‘s cross-cutting CI investments were organized under an NSF-wide initiative entitled Cyberinfrastructure for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21). As CIF21 began to sunset, NSF initiated an effort to refresh its vision, strategy, and investment approaches for cyberinfrastructure to support the evolving needs of the science and engineering research community.

As an important part of the information-gathering to guide the development of a new CI strategy, from January to April, 2017, the National Science Foundation (NSF) requested input from the science and engineering research communities on "Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Science and Engineering Research (NSF CI 2030)". (NSF 17-031).


NSF received more than 130 responses to this Request for Information (RFI), comprising contributions from over 360 named authors across the full spectrum of science and engineering research domains. RFI response Authors agreed to allow NSF to make their responses public per a Creative Commons license.

These responses will be collectively employed as input into NSF‘s planning for future CI strategy and programs going forward.

Access to these responses is provided below in a sortable table (click the table headers to sort by the desired column). Individual responses can be downloaded by clicking on the file name. The entire response set can be downloaded as a zip file by clicking the "Download All Responses" button.

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Response Id File Name Author Name(s) & Affiliation(s) Research Domain, discipline, and sub-discipline Title of Submission
171 RFI-Garner-171.pdf Harold Garner - Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Gibbs Cancer Center, Virginia Tech, Orbit Genomics, Heliotext, Comparity, Quanta Lingua, BioAutomation bioinformatics, genomics, genetics One stop shop for qualified nextgen "-omics" analysis
172 RFI-Huberty-172.pdf Brian Huberty - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Habitat Global Geospatial Habitat Assessment over Time
173 RFI-Gull-173.pdf Emanuel Gull - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Condensed matter theory, computational quantum many-body theory Need for New Algorithms
174 RFI-Guerrero-174.pdf Felicito Jr Guerrero - US Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Genomics Computational Resource Needs for Agricultural Research on Non-Model Pests
175 RFI-Orf-175.pdf Leigh Orf - University of Wisconsin Numerical modeling of thunderstorms, meteorology, mesoscale meteorology Big data, efficient computing, and fault tolerance
178 RFI-Dunigan-178.pdf David Dunigan - University of Nebraska-Lincoln Life Sciences Bioinformatics support
180 RFI-Cusick-180.pdf Thomas Cusick - University at Buffalo, Mathematics Dept., Buffalo, NY 14260 Mathematics, cryptography New software and hardware for cybersecurity
181 RFI-Hamers-181.pdf Robert Hamers - University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemistry; Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Imaging Infrastructure for integration of heterogeneous data sets.
182 RFI-Paesani-182.pdf Francesco Paesani - University of California, San Diego Theoretical and Computational Chemistry Enabling Chemical Accuracy in Molecular-Level Computer Simulations
183 RFI-Zimmerman-183.pdf Paul Zimmerman - University of Michigan Chemistry quantum chemistry computation
184 RFI-Li-184.pdf Xiaosong Li - University of Washington Chemistry, Theoretical Chemical Physics, Time-Dependent Electronic Structure Theory Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Quantum Dynamic Simulations and Computational Time-Resolved Spectroscopy
185 RFI-Welch-185.pdf Christopher Welch - Merck & Co., Inc. organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, separation science, high throughput experimentation, pharmaceuticals Emerging need for Computational Resources for Precompetitive Collaborations on New Enabling Technologies for Pharma
186 RFI-Gordon-186.pdf Mark Gordon - Iowa State University Theoretical and Computational Chemistry Heterogeneous and Photochemical Catalysis
187 RFI-Levy-187.pdf Ronald Levy - Professor, Temple University Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Computational Biology and Biophysics Molecular Simulations for the Study of Protein Fitness and Free Energy Landscapes, and their Applications in Pharmaceutical Design
188 RFI-Medford-188.pdf Andrew Medford - Georgia Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering, Computational Catalysis Uncertainty quantification, analysis, and propagation in computational chemistry.
189 RFI-Still-189.pdf Christopher Still - Oregon State University; Daniel Griffith - Oregon State University Ecology, Ecophysiology, Ecosystem Science, Biogeography Cyberinfrastructure challenges at the crossroads of evolution and ecosystem sciences
190 RFI-Widder-190_with_Attachment.pdf Joel Widder - National Association of Marine Labs ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes research and education Cyberinfrastructure Needs of Marine Laboratories
191 RFI-Blatecky-191.pdf Alan Blatecky - RTI-International Cyberinfrastructure, computer science, engineering Three components required to develop advanced cyberinfrastructure to support Science and Engineering Research
192 RFI-Hutchins-192.pdf Ron Hutchins - University of Virginia, CASC, Quilt Computer Science, computer networks, mobile Response to RFI
193 RFI-Sritharan-193.pdf Subramania Sritharan - Central State University Hydrology, Hydraulics, Water Resources Management and Irrigation & Drainage Integrating Sensors for Improving Predictive Capability of Computational Models
194 RFI-Camacho-194.pdf Joaquin Camacho - San Diego State University Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Combustion and Renewable Energy Industry suggests that all San Diego Universities should produce more Big Data and Cybersecurity trained engineers
195 RFI-Furlani-195_with_Attachment.pdf Thomas Furlani - Director, Center for Computational Research, University at Buffalo, SUNY; Venu Govindaraju - Vice President, Office of Research and Economic Development, University at Buffalo, SUNY; Liesl Folks - Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University at Buffalo, SUNY Furlani: High performance computing, Computational Chemistry; Govindaraju: Biometrics, machine learning; Folks: Physics, materials informatics Improving national CI capacity through moderate sized campus systems
196 RFI-Ayers-196.pdf John Ayers - Vanderbilt University Geochemistry Expanded use of online geoscience databases to improve data accessibility and scientific reproducibility
197 RFI-Brown-Schmidt-197.pdf Sarah Brown-Schmidt - Vanderbilt University Humans, Psychology, Psycholinguistics Raw data storage
198 RFI-Stone-198.pdf James Stone - Princeton University; Anatoly Spitkovsky - Princeton University; Adam Burrows - Princeton University; Matt Kunz - Princeton University; Eve Ostriker - Princeton University Astrophysics, plasma astrophysics, MHD Cyberinfrastructure needs for plasma astrophysics in the coming decade
199 RFI-Xian-199.pdf Ming Xian - Washington State University; Shuiwang Ji - Washington State University Chemistry, Chemical Biology Data-driven Discovery of Chemical Tools: Cyberinfrastructure Needs and Student Training
200 RFI-Kamrath-200.pdf Anke Kamrath - NCAR; David Hart - NCAR; BJ Smith - NCAR; Rich Loft - NCAR Supercomputing for Geosciences Cyberinfrastructure for the Atmospheric and Related Sciences
201 RFI-Aratyn-201.pdf Henrik Aratyn - UIC Science Contribution fromthe UIC Information Technology Governance Council
202 RFI-Pogorelov-202.pdf Nikolai Pogorelov - Department of Space Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville plasma physics, space physics, solar and heliospheric physics; applied mathematics and programming. On the Need of the Cyberinfrastructure Development Led by the NSF
203 RFI-Pinsky-203.pdf Malin Pinsky - Rutgers University Biology, Ecology & Evolution The democratization of high performance computing
204 RFI-Newcombe-204.pdf Nora Newcombe - Temple U Psychology, cognitive and developmental On-line data collection
205 RFI-Tyler-205_with_Attachment.pdf Brett Tyler - Plant Science Research Network Cyberinfrastructure Committee Plant Systems Research - from Molecules to Ecosystems Connections: Cyberinfrastructure For Plant Systems Science Over The Coming Decade
206 RFI-Carman-206.pdf Jessie Carman - NOAA/OAR/OWAQ; Thomas Clune - NASA/GSFC; Francis Giraldo - NPS; Mark Govett - NOAA/OAR/ESRL; Brian Gross - NOAA/OCIO/HPCC; Anke Kamrath - UCAR; Tsengdar Lee - NASA HQ; David McCarren - Navy/CNMOC; John Michalakes - UCAR; Scott Sandgathe - APL/UW; Timothy Whitcomb - NRL/MMD Earth system modeling and high-performance computing High Performance Computing Needs in Earth System Prediction
207 RFI-Keshav-207.pdf Kiran Keshav - Yale Center for Research Computing; Andrew Sherman - Yale Center for Research Computing; Robert Bjornson - Yale Center for Research Computing; Sohrab Ismail-Beigi - Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science; James Duncan - Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science; Daisuke Nagai - Yale Department of Physics Computer Science Yale Center for Research Computing - Response to NSF CI 2030 Request for Information
208 RFI-Stepanauskas-208.pdf Ramunas Stepanauskas - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences biology/environmental microbiology Reference databases for microbiome studies
209 RFI-Katz-209.pdf Daniel S. Katz - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Robert Haines - University of Manchester, UK; Kathryn Huff - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Frank L"ffler - Louisiana State University; Marlon Pierce - Indiana University; Michael Heroux - St. John"s University; Kyle Niemeyer - Oregon State University; Sandra Gesing - University of Notre Dame; Jeffrey Carver - University of Alabama; Greg Wilson - Computational and Data Science, as applied to all science and engineering fields Sustaining Software as a Key Element of Cyberinfrastructure
210 RFI-Roskies-210.pdf Ralph Roskies - University of Pittsburgh; Nancy Wilkins-Diehr - San Diego Supercomputer Center; Lonnie Crosby - U. of Tennessee Knoxville; Sergiu Sanielevici - Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center; John Cazes - Texas Advanced Computing Center; Marlon Pierce - Indiana University; Jay Alameda - National Center for Supercomputing Applications Computational science People: A fundamental but often overlooked component of an impactful cyberinfrastructure
211 RFI-Zhu-211.pdf Junjie Zhu - Illinois Institute of Technology; Paul Anderson - Illinois Institute of Technology Environmental Engineering Soft-sensor application for enhancing cost-effective operations at water reclamation plant
212 RFI-WHOI-212.pdf Marine Crew of the R/V Atlantis Marine Crew of the R/V Armstrong Shipboard Scientific Support Group (SSSG) WHOI WHOI - WHOI Oceanographic Research, All disciplines Oceanographic Research and the Need for More Satellite Bandwidth
213 RFI-Moore-213.pdf John Moore - Internet2 Advance Cyberinfrastructure Community Planning and Investment Coordination in Support of Science and Engineering Research
214 RFI-Prosper-214.pdf Harrison Prosper - Florida State University Experimental particle physics Assessing Uncertainty is the Key to the Future
215 RFI-Feldman-215.pdf Ken Feldman - Univ. of Washington Marine Technician University National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS Satellite Network Advisory Group Response to NSF CI2030
216 RFI-Mozzherin-216.pdf Dmitry Mozzherin - Illinois Natural History Survey Biodiversity Informatics, A persistent Names-based Cyberinfrastructure for Biodiversity Sciences
217 RFI-Monaco-217.pdf Gregory Monaco - Kansas State University & The Great Plains Network; Donald (Rick) McMullen - Texas A&M University Experimental Psychology, Chemistry, Computer Networking, High Performance Computing, Cyberinfrastructure Organizing to broaden access to national, regional and campus-based cyberinfrastructure
218 RFI-Stewart-218.pdf Craig A. Stewart - Indiana University; David Y. Hancock - Indiana University; Matthew R. Link - Indiana University Computer Science Addressing the national need for more diversity and aggregate investment in cyberinfrastructure supporting open science and engineering research
219 RFI-Johnson-219.pdf Harley Johnson - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Dallas Trinkle - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Engineering, computational materials Cyberinfrastructure needs for computational materials
220 RFI-Wuerthwein-220.pdf Frank Wuerthwein - UCSD; David Swanson - UNL Physics/Particle Physics, Computer Science Integrated Cyberinfrastructure for Open Science
221 RFI-Davidson-221.pdf Sarah Davidson - The Ohio State University, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology; Gil Bohrer - The Ohio State University; Roland Kays - North Carolina State University, NC Museum of Natural Sciences; William McShea - Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute; Martin Wikelski - Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, University of Konstanz biology, animal movement ecology Advanced cyberinfrastructure needs for the field of animal movement ecology
222 RFI-Kellogg-222.pdf Louise Kellogg - Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics, University of California, Davis; Catherine Cooper - Washington State University; Omar Ghattas - University of Texas at Austin; Frederik Simons - Princeton University Geophysics, Geodynamics, Computational Science & Engineering, Applied Math Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Research in Computational Geodynamics
224 RFI-Teasley-224.pdf Stephanie Teasley - University of Michigan; Christopher Brooks - University of Michigan; Abelardo Pardo - The University of Sydney; Simon Buckingham Shum - Open University; Xavier Oacha - Escuela Superior Polit"cnica del Litoral, Ecuador; Dragan Gasevic - The University of Edinburgh Learning Analytics, education, learning sciences Educational Cyberinfrastructure
225 RFI-Wilgenbusch-225.pdf James Wilgenbusch - University of Minnesota; Claudia Neuhauser - University of Minnesota Bioinformatics, Genomics, Agriculture, Mathematics, Supercomputing, Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Beyond Pillars and Paradigms: Persistent Challenges Related to Computational and Data Intensive Research
226 RFI-Wheeler-226.pdf Ward Wheeler - American Museum of Natural History; Melanie Hopkins - American Museum of Natural History; Frank Burbrink - American Museum of Natural History; Peter Whiteley - American Museum of Natural History; Mordecai-Mark Mac Low - American Museum of Natural History; George Amato - American Museum of Natural History; Juan Montes - American Museum of Natural History Computational Science, Molecular Systematics, Comparative Genomics, Astrophysics, Paleontology, Anthropology NSF CI 2030 " American Museum of Natural History and Beyond
227 RFI-Fresnedo-Ramirez-227.pdf Jonathan Fresnedo-Ram"rez - Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University. Plant Sciences, plant genetics, plant breeding and applied bioinformatics Current and future context of cyberinfrastructure for applied bioinformatics for plant sciences
228 RFI-Cross-228.pdf Stephen Cross - Georgia Institute of Technology Various, as submission is on behalf of the faculty and staff of Georgia Tech From Human Capital, Security and Standardization: Investments in Cyberinfrastructure Impact 21st Century Science and Discovery
229 RFI-Laplante-229.pdf Caroline Laplante - Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University; Michela Becchi - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University; Cranos Williams - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University; Mary Elting - Cell and Tissue Biology Department, UCSF. Starting August 2017: Physics Department, North Carolina State University Cellular Biology, Quantitative Microscopy, SMLM A high-performance computing workflow for quantitative microscopy data
231 RFI-Rao-231.pdf Jia Rao - The University of Texas at Arlington; Hong Jiang - The University of Texas at Arlington; Song Jiang - The University of Texas at Arlington; Hao Che - The University of Texas at Arlington Computer Science and Engineering; Computer Systems and Architecture, Parallel and Distributed Computing; Cloud Computing Towards Open Programmable Cyberinfrastructure via Serverless Cloud Computing
232 RFI-Zhao-232.pdf Juan Zhao - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tennessee State University; Suping Zhou - Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Tennessee State University Dr. Juan Zhao focus on machine learning, data mining and cloud computing. Dr. Suping Zhou focuses on Genetics, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Abiotic Stress in Plants. Towards Real Time Streaming Data Analytics
233 RFI-Lampert-233.pdf David Lampert - Oklahoma State University School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Contaminant fate and transport modeling, Hydrologic modeling, Wastewater treatment, Water and wastewater systems, Life cycle assessment Incorporating Advanced Computing and Cyberinfrastructure into Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
235 RFI-Blucher-235.pdf Edward Blucher - University of Chicago; John Carlstrom - University of Chicago; Robert Gardner - University of Chicago; Luca Grandi - University of Chicago; Young-Kee Kim - University of Chicago; David Miller - University of Chicago; Mark Oreglia - University of Chicago; Jim Pilcher - University of Chicago; David Schmitz - University of Chicago; Melvin Shochet - University of Chicago; Scott Wakely - University of Chicago Experimental particle physics, astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, distributed high-throughput computation, data-intensive science Cyberinfrastructure Enabling Measurement and Discovery at the Energy, Intensity, and Cosmic Frontiers
236 RFI-Holton-236.pdf Gary Holton - University of Hawaii at Mānoa Linguistics Addressing the collection management bottleneck to facilitate a more data-driven science of linguistics
237 RFI-Bolton-237.pdf Adam Bolton - National Optical Astronomy Observatory; Steven Berukoff - National Solar Observatory; Frossie Economou - Large Synoptic Survey Telescope; David Liska - Space Telescope Science Institute; Arfon Smith - Space Telescope Science Institute; James Turner - Gemini Observatory Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Astronomical Sciences, Observational Astronomy, Optical & Infrared Astronomy Cyberinfrastructure for Data-Intensive Survey Astronomy
238 RFI-Towns-238.pdf John Towns - NCSA/University of Illinois; Nancy Wilkins-Diehr - SDSC/University of California, San Diego; Gregory Peterson - NICS/University of Tennessee; Ralph Roskies - PSC/University of Pittsburgh; Kelly Gaither - TACC/University of Texas at Austin; Dave Hart - NCAR; Dave Lifka - CRC/Cornell University; Ron Payne - NCSA/University of Illinois; Dan Stanzione - TACC/University of Texas at Austin All fields Harmonizing Critical Elements of the CI Ecosystem: people, resources, services, software, research
239 RFI-Browning-239.pdf Matthew Browning - College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Roberto Aldunate - College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ian Brooks - ISchool, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Melissa Cragin - Midwest Big Data Hub Health informatics/sciences Advanced cyberinfrastructure for health care data
240 RFI-Lamarque-240.pdf Jean-Francois Lamarque - National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO; Richard Loft - National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO; Mariana Vertenstein - National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO; Leo Donner - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ Climate High-resolution Earth System Modeling
241 RFI-Towns-241.pdf John Towns - NCSA/University of Illinois; Chair, National Data Service Executive Committee; Robert Hanisch - NIST; Chair, National Data Service Consortium Steering Committee; Ian Foster - University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory; Christine Kirkpatrick - SDSC/University of California San Diego; National Data Service Executive Director All fields concerned with efficiently, conveniently, securely, and sustainably storing, curating, sharing, publishing, accessing, discovering, verifying, attributing, visualizing, and operating on all forms of scholarly, research, and policy data. Federated, Interoperable, and Integrated National-scale Data Services as Part of the National Cyberinfrastructure Ecosystem
242 RFI-Carballido-242.pdf Augusto Carballido - Baylor University; Lorin Matthews - Baylor University Dusty plasmas/astrophysics, planet formation FLUIDS AND PLASMAS ACROSS DISCIPLINES
243 RFI-Williams-243.pdf John Williams - University of Wisconsin-Madison; Simon Goring - University of Wisconsin-Madison; Julien Emile-Geay - University of Southern California; Douglas Fils - Consortium for Ocean Leadership; Eric Grimm - University of Minnesota; Kerstin Lehnert - Columbia University; Nick McKay - Northern Arizona University; Amy Myrbo - University of Minnesota; Anders Noren - University of Minnesota; Lisa Park Boush - University of Connecticut; Shanan Peters - University of Wisconsin-Madison; Brad Singer - University of Wisconsin-Madison; Mark Uhen - George Mason University Earth System Science; Paleogeoscience: geochronology, geoinformatics, paleoclimatology, paleoecology, paleobiology, sedimentology, stratigraphy Cyberinfrastructure in the Paleosciences: Mobilizing Long-Tail Data, Building Distributed Community Infrastructure, Empowering Individual Geoscientists
244 RFI-Heffernan-244.pdf Neil Heffernan - Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Korinn Ostrow - Worcester Polytechnic Institute Education, Education Research, Learning Sciences, Science of Learning, Educational Data Mining, Learning Analytics Moving the Goalposts: Educational Research At Scale
245 RFI-Cornett-245.pdf Lawrence Cornett - EPSCoR/IDeA Foundation Mammalian physiology, endocrinology Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Needs to Support Science and Engineering Research in NSF EPSCoR Jurisdictions
246 RFI-Lance-246.pdf Timothy Lance - NYSERNet Mathematics (geometric topology, complex analysis), joint work in biology, physics, atmospheric sciences, and economics. As NYSERNet president for 18 years and now as CRO, working with advanced networking and high performance computing. Reaching Across Boundaries to Shape Future Cyberinfrastructure
247 RFI-Merz-247.pdf Kenneth Merz - Michigan State University Theoretical/computational chemistry/biology Computing Infrastructure for the 21st Century
248 RFI-Baker-248.pdf Ryan Shaun Baker - University of Pennsylvania and International Educational Data Mining Society; Mingyu Feng - SRI International and International Educational Data Mining Society; Neil Heffernan - Worcester Polytechnic Institute and International Educational Data Mining Society; Collin F. Lynch - North Carolina State University and International Educational Data Mining Society; Sidney D"Mello - University of Notre Dame and International Educational Data Mining Society; John Stamper - Carnegie Mellon University and International Educational Data Mining Society Education, Education Research, Learning Sciences, Science of Learning, Educational Data Mining, Learning Analytics Research Opportunities and Challenges for Cyberinfrastructure in Education
249 RFI-Wilkins-Diehr-249.pdf Nancy Wilkins-Diehr - San Diego Supercomputer Center; Michael Zentner - Purdue University; Marlon Pierce - Indiana University; Maytal Dahan - Texas Advanced Computing Center; Katherine Lawrence - University of Michigan School of Information; Linda Hayden - Elizabeth City State University Multiple: computational science, cyberinfrastructure, organizational behavior The Importance of Science Gateways in the Research Landscape
250 RFI-Loeffler-250.pdf Frank Loeffler - Louisiana State University; Daniel S. Katz - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Lucas A. Wilson - University of Texas at Austin; Sandra Gesing - University of Notre Dame; Damon McDougall - University of Texas at Austin; Jeffrey Carver - University of Alabama; Steven R. Brandt - Louisiana State University Computational and Data Science, as applied to all science and engineering fields Research Software Training Initiative: Identifying and addressing challenges in scientific software development
251 RFI-Newman-251.pdf Harvey Newman - California Institute of Technology; Maria Spiropulu - California Institute of Technology High Energy Physics; Global network and systems architectures Exascale Ecosystems for 21st Century Global Science
252 RFI-Lee-252.pdf Charlotte Lee - University of Washington; David Ribes - University of Washington Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), infrastructure studies, cyberinfrastructure Capitalizing formal and informal knowledge of CI development and sustainability
253 RFI-Yu-253.pdf Shucheng Yu - Associate Professor in Computer Science ,University of Arkansas at Little Rock; Mariofanna Milanova - Professor in Computer Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Cloud Computing and Big Data, Applied Cryptography, Security and Privacy in Smart Systems, and Wireless Networks Cloud Multimedia: Real - Time Text, Face and Gesture Recognition using a Mobile -Cloudlet - Cloud Architecture
254 RFI-Rogers-254.pdf Ben Rogers - Director of Research Computing - University of Iowa Academic Scientific Computation/HPC and Research Computing A Campus Cyberinfrastructure Provider's Perspective on Future Challenges and Opportunities
255 RFI-Li-255.pdf Ping Li - Pennsylvania State University; Jenni Evans - Pennsylvania State University; Vasant Honavar - Pennsylvania State University; Guido Cervone - Pennsylvania State University Psychology, neuroscience, computational modeling, machine learning, earth and environmental science, artificial intelligence Cyberinfrastructure Needs to Address Science and Engineering Research Challenges
256 RFI-Appelgate-256_with_Attachment.pdf Bruce Appelgate - Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Janet Sprintall - Scripps Institution of Oceanography On behalf of the Scripps Marine Operations Committee, this submittal represents the research domains and disciplines of all seagoing scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Endorsement of UNOLS/SatNAG submittal to NSF CI 2030 Request for Information
257 RFI-Stodden-257.pdf Victoria Stodden - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Cyberinfrastructure and Data Science CI is now central to NSF funded discoveries and would benefit from a specialized CI review process
258 RFI-Jennewein-258.pdf Douglas Jennewein - University of South Dakota Research IT South Dakota: on the frontier of cyberinfrastructure deployment
259 RFI-Arafune-259.pdf Lisa Arafune - Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) Academic Scientific Computation/HPC and Research Computing Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) response to NSF RFI
260 RFI-Collins-260.pdf Matthew Collins - University of Florida; Jennifer Hammock - Smithsonian Institution; Jorrit Poelen - Manylabs; Anne Thessen - Ronin Institute; Alexander Thompson - University of Florida Data aggregation, data management, biodiversity data Data Management Plans Aren"t Enough to Ensure Usable Data
261 RFI-Soranno-261.pdf Patricia Soranno - Michigan State University; Katelyn King - Michigan State University; Autumn Poisson - Michigan State University; Joseph Stachelek - Michigan State University; Claire Boudreau - Michigan State University; Nicholas Skaff - Michigan State University; Nicole Smith - Michigan State University Ecology, Limnology Cyberinfrastructure support for collaboration and open science in ecology
262 RFI-Leasure-262.pdf Jen Leasure - The Quilt Regional Research and Education Networks On the Future Needs for Advanced CI to Support Science and Engineering Research: A Perspective from the U.S. Regional Research and Education Networks
263 RFI-Hill-263.pdf Chris Hill - MIT Computational Earth Science and also (2) Advanced Cyberinfrastructure and Research Computing Strategy and Practice On The Broad Need To Catalyze Greater Investment In Smart and Interoperable CyberInfrastructure and Research Computing
264 RFI-ganapathysubramanian-264.pdf baskar ganapathysubramanian - Iowa State University; Alberto Passalacqua - Iowa State University; Arun Somani - Iowa State University Engineering, Computational (fluid) Mechanics, Computational cyberinfrastructure for advances in complex fluids: enabling the long tail of science
265 RFI-Bloom-265.pdf Kenneth Bloom - University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Brian Bockelman - University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Barry Blumenfeld - The Johns Hopkins University; John Cumulat - University of Colorado; Peter Elmer - Princeton University; James Letts - University of California San Diego; Kevin Lannon - University of Notre Dame; Daniel Marlow - Princeton University; Norbert Neumeister - Purdue University; Harvey Newman - California Institute of Technology; Christoph Paus - Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Paul Sheldon - Vanderbilt University; Peter Wittich - Cornell University; Frank Wuerthwein - University of California San Diego; Avi Yagil - University of California San Diego Physics/experimental particle physics Cyberinfrastructure needs for the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the Large Hadron Collider
266 RFI-Dampier-266.pdf David Dampier - Mississippi State University; Kari Babski-Reeves - Mississippi State University cybersecurity Cybersecurity and infrastructer--Control Systems and IoT
267 RFI-Peterson-267.pdf Gregory Peterson - University of Tennessee/National Institute for Computational Sciences Computational and Data Science and Engineering Future Cyberinfrastructure Needs to the Computational and Data Science and Engineering Community
268 RFI-Nystrom-268.pdf Nick Nystrom - Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center; Ralph Roskies - Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center; Robert Stock - Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center; Sergiu Sanielevici - Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ACI service provider, representing the authors" research domains spanning the physical and life sciences, computer science, and computer engineering and their collective experience providing service across diverse research domains Need for NSF ACI centers and diverse hardware platforms to advance research frontiers and expand accessibility
269 RFI-Walsh-269.pdf Jay Walsh - Northwestern University; Sean Reynolds - Northwestern University Vice President for Research / VP IT and CIO Adjusting to the rapid growth of digital research
270 RFI-Stanzione-270.pdf Dan Stanzione - TACC/University of Texas at Austin Computational Science Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure: A CI provider perspective
271 RFI-Heffernan-271.pdf Neil Heffernan - Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Anthony Botelho - Worcester Polytechnic Institute Education, Technology in Education, Computer-Based Learning Platforms Research Around How to Design Crowdsourcing Systems
272 RFI-Cobb-272.pdf Neil Cobb - Northern Arizona University PO Box: 6077, Flagstaff AZ 86011-6077 Peterson Hall - (Bldg #22)Room #330 Understanding biodiversity through increased investment in cyberinfrastructure
273 RFI-Rathje-273.pdf Ellen Rathje - The University of Texas at Austin; Dan Stanzione - The University of Texas at Austin Natural Hazards Engineering, Civil Engineering Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure: A natural hazards engineering perspective from DesignSafe
274 RFI-De-274.pdf Kaushik De - University of Texas at Arlington; Paolo Calafiura - Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Physics, High Energy Physics Connected and Scalable Cyberinfrastructure for the LHC by 2030
275 RFI-Hauser-275.pdf Thomas Hauser - University of Colorado Boulder; David Swanson - University of Nebraska; Jeff Pummill - University of Arkansas; James Barr von Oehsen - Rutgers University Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Opportunities and Challenges for Regional Research Computing Approaches in the Next Decade: A Perspective from Academic Centers
277 RFI-Dugas-277.pdf Diana Dugas - New Mexico State University Cyber Infrastructure, Bioinformatics, Genetics Cyberinfrastructure knowledge and support is important at all levels
278 RFI-claffy-278.pdf kc claffy - ucsd, sdsc, cada; amogh dhamdhere - ucsd, sdsc, caida computer science, Internet research, internet measurement Platform for Integrative Analysis and Visualization of Large-Scale Internet Measurement Data
279 RFI-Honavar-279.pdf Vasant Honavar - Pennsylvania State University; Katherine Yelick - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Klara Nahrstedt - University of Illinois Urbana Champaign; Jennifer Rexford - Princeton University; Mark Hill - University of Wisconsin; Elizabeth Bradley - University of Colorado; Elizabeth Mynatt - Georgia Institute of Technology Computer Science, Material Science, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Machine Learning, Scientific Computation, High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Networks, Computer Security, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Health Informatics Advanced Cyberinfrastructure for Accelerating Science
280 RFI-Schneider-280.pdf Barry I. Schneider - Applied and Computational Mathematics Division, National Institute of Standards and Tecnology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, USA Theoretical and computational atomic and molecular physics and applied mthematics Advanced Cyberinfrastructure:The Key Role of the National Science Foundation
281 RFI-Brainerd-281.pdf Elizabeth Brainerd - Brown University Basic Research, Biology, Organismal Biology Video data preservation and sharing for integrative organismal biology research
282 RFI-Grijalva-282.pdf Norma Grijalva - New Mexico State University; Diana Dugas - New Mexico State University; Satyajayant Misra - New Mexico State University; Abdel-Hameed Badawy - New Mexico State University; Brian Ormand - New Mexico State University Enterprise Information and Communication Technologies, Advanced Networking, IT Operations/Services; Cyber Infrastructure Current and Future Needs Rely More On People Than On Technology
283 RFI-Ropelewski-283.pdf Alexander Ropelewski - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center; Arthur Wetzel - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Computer Science, Image Analysis, High Performance Computing Cyberinfrastructure to Support Microscopy Imaging
284 RFI-Anderson-284.pdf Stuart Anderson - LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Patrick Brady - LIGO Scientific Collaboration, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Peter Couvares - LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Tom Downes - LIGO Scientific Collaboration, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ryan Fisher - LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Syracuse University; Albert Lazzarini - LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; David Reitze - LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Physics, Astrophysics, Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics; Computer Science LIGO Response to NSF CI 2030 RFI
285 RFI-Conant-285.pdf Gavin Conant - Department of Biological Sciences, Bioinformatics Research Center, Program in Genetics - North Carolina State University; Michela Becchi - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University Biology, genomics, computational genomics Extensible, high-performance cyberinfrastructure for enabling biological discovery from extreme-scale sequence datasets
286 RFI-Hendrickson-286.pdf Christopher Hendrickson - National High Magnetic Field Laboratory physics, chemistry, biology Cyberinfrastructure Needs at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
287 RFI-Norman-287.pdf Michael Norman - San Diego Supercomputer Center; University of California, San Diego; Frank Wuerthwein - San Diego Supercomputer Center; University of California, San Diego; Shawn Strande - San Diego Supercomputer Center; University of California, San Diego cross-disciplinary; data intensive cyberinfrastructure Toward an integrated, national cyberinfrastructure for data-intensive scientific discovery
288 RFI-Glendenning-288.pdf Brian Glendenning - NRAO Math and Physical Sciences, Astronomy, Radio Astronomy National Radio Astronomy Observatory Input to NSF CI 2030
289 RFI-Signell-289.pdf Richard Signell - USGS, US Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS), Earth System Information Partners (Interoperability Committee Chair); Emilio Mayorga - University of Washington, US Integrated Ocean Observing System (US-IOOS) Physical Oceanography, Chemical Oceanography, River Biogeochemistry Going from "Working to Working": Supporting and leveraging existing successful frameworks for NSF benefit
290 RFI-Sherwood-290_corrected.pdf Tim Sherwood, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, UC Santa Barbara; Paul Atzberger, Mathematics, UC Santa Barbara ; Doug Drury, Office of the CIO, UC Santa Barbara; Jim Frew, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara; Kirk Grier, Enterprise Technology Services, UC Santa Barbara; Matt Hall, Associate Vice Chancellor " IT and CIO, UC Santa Barbara; Richard Kip, Letters and Science IT, UC Santa Barbara; Miriam Metzger, Communication, UC Santa Barbara; Linda Petzold, Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara; Fuzzy Rogers, Materials, UC Santa Barbara; David Stuart, Physics, UC Santa Barbara; Chris Van de Walle, Materials, UC Santa Barbara; Cristina Venegas, Film and Media Studies, UC Santa Barbara; Paul Weakliem, California NanoSystems Institute, UC Santa Barbara; Rich Wolski, Computer Science, UC Santa Barbara Interdiciplinary UCSB Cross-Campus Perspective on Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Science and Engineering Research, contributed by the UCSB CyberInfrastructure Committee
291 RFI-Stocks-291.pdf Karen Stocks - Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Steve Diggs - Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Matthias Lankhorst - Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Cheryl Peach - Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Ilya Zaslavsky - San Diego Supercomputer Center Oceanography, information management systems, data science, STEM education and outreach, ocean observatories Towards an end-to-end data ecosystem to support oceanographic research, education and outreach
292 RFI-Wang-292.pdf Shaowen Wang - University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) Computational and Data Sciences, CyberGIS, Environment and Geography, Geospatial Sciences and Technologies, High-Performance Computing Synergistically Advancing Cyberinfrastructure and CyberGIS to Revolutionize Geospatial Discovery and Innovation
293 RFI-Marshall-293.pdf Lisa Marshall - University of Luebeck Neuroscience Transfer of large data files
294 RFI-Phillips-294.pdf Colin Phillips - University of Maryland linguistics, language technology, language learning Integrating Global Language Resources
295 RFI-Michielssen-295.pdf Eric Michielssen - Louise Ganiard Professor of Engineering, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Associate Vice President, Advanced Research Computing; Sharon Broude Geva - Director of Advanced Research Computing Various (see attributions in text) University of Michigan response to NSF RFI on Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure
296 RFI-Moses-296.pdf Randolph Moses - The Ohio State University multiple Ohio State University Institutional Response
297 RFI-Paris-297.pdf Claire Paris - Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami; Ben Kirtman - RSMAS, University of Miami; Natalie Perlin - Center for Computational Science (CCS), University of Miami; Ana Vaz - RSMAS, University of Miami; Igal Berenshtein - RSMAS, University of Miami Ocean Science, Oceanography, Dispersion and Migration Connectivity Modeling System: A Virtual Tracking Framework for Interdisciplinary Lagrangian Applications
298 RFI-Koehler-298.pdf Christie Koehler - NumFOCUS; Matthew Turk - National Center for Supercomputing Applications, NumFOCUS; Gina Helfrich - NumFOCUS; Andy Terrel - NumFOCUS Computer & Information Science & Engineering, Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Free and Open Source Software Sustainability Building Castles on Sand: Risks to Scientific Research Posed by a Lack of Sustainable Open Source Scientific Software
299 RFI-Maechling-299.pdf Philip Maechling - University of Southern California; Ricardo Taborda - University of Memphis Earthquake System Science, Geophysics, Seismic Hazard, Seismology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science The Role of Advanced Computing in Earthquake System Science Research
300 RFI-Ferris-300.pdf Michael Ferris - University of Wisconsin Optimization and Data Science, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Industrial and Systems Engineering From Data to Decisions
301 RFI-Dieterich-301.pdf Johannes Dieterich - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University sciences, computational chemistry, computational materials science, method development Cyberinfrastructure for Computational Chemistry " the importance of sustainable development practices
302 RFI-Lewinski-302.pdf Nastassja Lewinski - Virginia Commonwealth University Nanotechnology (nanotoxicology, nanomedicine) Optimizing information extraction and knowledge generation
303 RFI-Beck-303.pdf Micah Beck - University of Tennessee; Terry Moore - University of Tennessee Information Technology Infrastructure, Network Architecture, Distributed Cloud Service Creating A Globally Scalable, Converged ICT Infrastructure
304 RFI-Romsos-304.pdf Christopher Romsos - Oregon State University; Katie Watkins-Brandt - Oregon State University; Jasmine Nahorniak - Oregon State University Data Systems, Geology, Geophysics, Seafloor mapping, & Geographic Information Systems The Regional Class Research Vessel Program"s response to NSF CI 2030
305 RFI-Drake-305.pdf James Drake - University of Maryland Plasma Physics Computational plasma physics
306 RFI-Cheetham-306.pdf Jan Cheetham - University of Wisconsin-Madison Research Cyberinfrastructure, Office of the CIO The Role of Advanced Computing in Driving Research Innovation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
307 RFI-Law-307.pdf Emily Law - JPL/ESIP; Christine White - Esri/ESIP; Bruce Caron - ESIP; Stace Beaulieu - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Wade Bishop - University of Tennessee; Jim Bowring - College of Charleston; Sky Bristol - USGS; Dave Jones - StormCenter Communication; Leslie Hsu - USGS; Soren Scott - Ronin Institute; Ruth Duerr - Ronin Institute; Erin Robinson - ESIP Geoscience, Earth Science Informatics Earth Science Information Partners, Vision for the Future of Cyberinfrastructure
308 RFI-Crittenden-308.pdf Camille Crittenden - Deputy Director, CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society) and the Banatao Institute, University of California; Patrick Schmitz - Associate Director, Research IT & Program Director, Berkeley Research Computing Crittenden: IT infrastructure and policy for applications of broad social benefit (civic engagement, sustainable infrastructures, health, robotics and artificial intelligence). Schmitz: Research IT, Cyberinfrastructure in support of campus research Cyberinfrastructure: Machines, Networks, Software, and People to meet Research needs through 2030
309 RFI-Miller-309.pdf Mark Miller - UC San Diego; Maureen O'Leary - Stony Brook University Biology, Comparative biology, paleontology, evolution, stratigraphy, paleobiology, evolution and development, comparative genomics, computer science, databases, cyberinfrastructure Cyberinfrastrucutre for Assemblimng the Tree of Life
310 RFI-Dart-310.pdf Eli Dart - ESnet, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Computer Science, Network Engineering, Cyberinfrastructure Cyberinfrastructure for data-intensive science
311 RFI-Tchekhovskoy-311.pdf Alexander Tchekhovskoy - UC Berkeley Astrophysics Theory; Magnetized Fluid Dynamics; GPU-enabled Massively Parallel Magnetized Fluid Dynamics Simulations Massively Parallel GPU Computing Addressing Extreme Scale Separation in Astrophysical Systems
312 RFI-Laefer-312.pdf Debra Laefer - New York University Civil Engineering, Remote Sensing/3D Modeling Perceived Needs for Big Remote Sensing Data in Urban Contexts