UCSD Researchers Receive NSF Award to Support Collaboration over Advanced Networks, including CineGrid

San Diego, Calif., July 26, 2010 — Researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Northwestern University have received a 3-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to encourage and enhance digital communication and collaborationUCSD   Researchers Receive NSF Award to Support Data-Intensive Applications for   Advanced Networks between the U.S. and international science and engineering research and education communities. The award was announced at the GENI Engineering Conference, which showcased the NSF-funded research being conducted under the Global Environment for Network Innovations program. The project, known as International Research Network Connections (IRNC) TransLight/StarLight, will enable multi-national collaborations by integrating high-performance networks with advanced data-intensive applications so that scientists and engineers can communicate with colleagues while simultaneously conducting major research projects. [Read more]