Cyber Infrastructure Lab (CIL) at UNR
Directors: Dr. Sergiu Dascalu and Dr. Frederick C. Harris, Jr.
Members of the CIL Team (as of July 2013), from left to right, Dr. Mehmet Hadi Gunes (Assistant Professor, CSE UNR), Eric Fritzinger (Software Engineer and CSE faculty), Dr. Sergiu Dascalu (Associate Professor, CSE UNR), and Dr. Frederick C. Harris, Jr. (Professor, CSE UNR).
Missing from this photo: Dr. Yaakov Varol (Professor, CSE UNR), Michael McMahon (Database Architect and CSE faculty), and Dr. Richard Kelley (Researcher and Portal Manager, CSE UNR).
The Cyberinfrastructure Lab, located in SEM 255, is a new research and development laboratory created in the summer of 2013 in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at UNR. The creation of CIL was made possible by grants received from NSF EPSCoR for the Research Infrastructure Improvements (RII) projects The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada (Track 1, 2013-2018) and Collaborative Research: The Western Consortium for Watershed Analysis, Visualization, and Exploration (WC-WAVE) (Track 2, 2013-2016).
Additional information about these projects can be found in the following media releases:
NSF press release 13-089 (Track 1), May 23, 2013
Nevada Today article by Mike Wolterbeek (Track 1), June 11, 2013
Senator Harry Reid's Newsroom press release (Track 1) May 13, 2013
ThomasNet news article by Michael Lewis (Track 1) July 3, 2013
DRI news article by Martha Delgado (Track 2) July 2013
EurakaAlert press release by Lisa-Joy Zgorski (Track 2) July 23, 2013
The focus of the CIL is on developing new computing environments and related methodologies that enable and accelerate modern scientific research and knowledge discovery. Research in CIL encompasses:
As our projects progress, more details about CIL activities and results will be made available through this web page.
- System and software architectures, processes, techniques, and tools for multi-disciplinary data-intensive projects
- Parallel computing
- High-speed secure communication networks
- Computer graphics
- Information and data visualization
- Human-computer interaction for research activities
- Complex network analysis
- Advanced data acquisition, transfer, mining, processing, and management