Ontario’s future prosperity is critically dependent on Advanced Research Computing in both the public and private sectors. And yet, because of its technical complexity, this is an area that is difficult for most people to understand.
We hope that by providing examples of our consortia’s work, we will help to de-mystify advanced research computing. We also hope that you will share our excitement about the Ontario-based innovations and discoveries that are having an impact world-wide.
Carolyn McGregor’s Artemis Project relies on sophisticated real-time analytics to help save the lives of premature babies. Each of these lives saved is an individual that may have been lost to our society had it not been for Dr. McGregor’s work and the computational infrastructure which enabled it. Continue reading.
Compute Ontario’s Chair helps develop a blood test for concussions – Compute Ontario’s Chair, Dr. Mark Daley, Doug Fraser, and fellow medical researchers in London have contributed to developing the most accurate concussion test in the world, with over 90% accuracy. The team also relied on SHARCNET for components of the testing. Continue reading