Topic: Data-driven science

Texas Advanced Computing Center Hires Former Hubble Scientist as New Director of Data Intensive Computing

May 1, 2013

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced that Niall Gaffney has joined the center in the newly created position of director of data intensive computing. Gaffney most recently served as the principal computer scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) for the Hubble Space Telescope data archive and the Hubble Legacy Archive Project. A University of Texas at Austin graduate, he begins his new role May 1.

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University of Texas at Austin Supercomputing Center to Receive $10 Million in Private Funding

Feb. 21, 2012

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced it has received a commitment of $10 million from the O'Donnell Foundation to advance data-driven science, also called data-enabled or data-intensive science.

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