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Announcement - Louisiana State University’s Ed Seidel to Head NSF’s Office of Cyberinfrastructure


Ed Seidel

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BATON ROUGE – The National Science Foundation has selected astrophysicist Edward Seidel as its director of the Office of Cyberinfrastructure, where he will oversee advances in supercomputing, high-speed networking, data storage and software development on a national level.

Seidel, who is Floating Point Systems Professor in the LSU Departments of Physics & Astronomy and Computer Science and also is director of the LSU Center for Computation & Technology, will begin this position Sept. 1, 2008. While directing the NSF Office of Cyberinfrastructure, Seidel will retain his faculty positions as well as his affiliation with CCT at LSU.

The NSF Office of Cyberinfrastructure coordinates and supports the acquisition, development and provision of state-of-the-art cyberinfrastructure resources, tools and services, which are essential to 21st-century science and engineering research and education. This office awards competitive, merit-based grants to researchers who demonstrate cutting-edge information technology that can lead to breakthroughs in science, engineering and other academic disciplines.

“This appointment is a true testament to the many accomplishments and the international reputation Dr. Seidel has gained in the field of high-performance computing and cyberinfrastructure,”   said LSU’s Vice Chancellor of Research and Economic Development Brooks Keel.  “It is a fantastic opportunity for him, and LSU is certainly proud to have one of our truly outstanding faculty serving in this role.”
 

 
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