Srinivas Aluru discusses the debut of high-end processors. Source: EE Times
But perhaps the most promising experiment is from the Georgia Institute of Technology, which next year will start offering a $6,600 online master’s degree, a sixth the price of its current degree, in partnership with the MOOC platform Udacity and AT&T Georgia Tech is putting its reputation behind a MOOC credential. Source: The New York Times
Earlier this year, Georgia Tech became the first top university to offer a steep discount for an online grad degree: less than $7,000 for a master’s in computer science, instead of the usual $45,000. Source: NPR
In the past three weeks, Georgia Tech received nearly twice as many applications for a new low-cost online master’s program as its comparable residential program receives in a year. Source: All Things D
In this podcast, Richard Fujimoto and Surya Kalidindi from Georgia Tech describe the new FLAMEL doctoral student training program. Source: Inside HPC
Professor Tom Conte of the School of Computer Science this week was elected as the 2014 president-elect of the Computer Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Additionally, Professor David Bader of the School of Computational Science and Engineering was tapped to join the society’s Board of Governors.
Georgia Tech has been awarded $2.8 million from the National Science Foundation to start a program that will train a new type of data scientist capable of creating advanced materials and bringing them to market at a fraction of the time it now takes, typically 15 to 20 years.
In this guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Georgia Institute of Technology’s David A. Bader discusses his upcoming ISC’13 session, Better Understanding Brains, Genomes & Life Using HPC Systems. Source: Inside HPC
In this video, Alexander Gray from the Georgia Institute of Technology presents: Big Data Science – The Algorithmic Advances that Lie Underneath. Source: Inside Big Data