Researchers across the US have been leveraging Microsoft Azure to accelerate their time to science and science to scholarship. Microsoft Azure provides an open, flexible, global platform that supports multiple programming languages, tools, and frameworks allowing researchers to achieve faster results using the cloud.
During this Research Day for University of Wisconsin-Madison, you will hear from various experts across campus, Microsoft, and peer institutions on the value of cloud research and the benefits of Azure. Register today to see how you can start today to leverage Azure in your research!
|Time and Location||Topic||Presenter(s)|
HSLC Atrium and Room 1220
|Coffee and refreshments in the Atrium and Room 1220|
|Value of Cloud Research and Benefits of Azure
“Discover the power of cloud research and learn how Azure can benefit your research.”
|Stefan Wahe, IT Director, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Mike Collins, Senior Director of Research Computing, Informatics and IT, School of Medicine and Public Health; Jan Cheetham, Director of Research Cyberinfrastructure, Division of Information Technology; UW-Madison
Melissa Hortman, Senior Education Industry Executive, and Account Technology Strategist for Research, Microsoft
Ian Lumb, Senior Product Manager, Terawe Corporation
HSLC 1335 or
|University of Pittsburgh’s Secure Enclave for Protected Health Information (PHI)
University of Pittsburgh was challenged with quickly facilitating research on sensitive data sets that required compliance with regulation requirements while still allowing access for collaborators in a user-friendly manner. This was their answer.
Platform X: A Secure Computing Platform for PHI at UW-Madison
Discover benefits for IT and researchers working with PHI and learn how to request a project.
|Brian Pasquini, Enterprise Architect, Strategy and Innovation team, Office of the CIO, University of Pittsburgh
Mike Collins, Senior Director of Research Computing, Informatics and IT, School of Medicine and Public Health, UW-Madison
HSLC Atrium and Room 1220
|Lunch break (catered for in-person attendees)|
HSLC 1335 or Attend via Zoom
|Machine Learning and the Art of the Possible– Join us as we explore the exciting possibilities of machine learning.||Ian Lumb, Senior Product Manager, Terawe Corporation|
|1:45-2:30pm||Computer Vision and Cloud computing for Animal Monitoring
How cloud computing is being used for machine learning approaches to monitor farm animal health
|Joao Dorea, Assistant Professor, Animal and Dairy Sciences, UW-Madison|
Researcher- Azure Basics
|Arindam Hazra, Solution Architect, Microsoft
Brent Clark, Interface Engineer, Informatics and IT, School of Medicine and Public Health, UW-Madison
IT/ Technical Focus
|Aaron Ward, Data Engineer; Kristjan Gudjonsson, DevOps Engineer; Lucas Gallagher, DevOps Cloud Engineer; John Rineck, DevSecOps Engineer; the Neighborhoods project and SMPH Informatics and IT, UW-Madison|