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Opening Remarks

By Michael McLennan

Purdue University



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This presentation forms part of the morning sessions at HUBbub 2011. These sessions covered topics ranging from plenary speakers discussing the future of cyberinfrastructure and research at public universities and tech talk discussions on HUBzero's new functionality and ways to enhance your hub.


Michael McLennan is a senior research scientist at Purdue University’s Rosen Center for Advanced Computing, where he is Director of the HUBzero Platform for Scientific Collaboration. He received a Ph.D. in 1990 from Purdue University, supported as an SRC Graduate Fellow, for his dissertation on dissipative quantum mechanical electron transport in semiconductor heterostructure devices. He spent 14 years working in industry at Bell Labs and Cadence Design Systems, developing software for computer-aided design of integrated circuits. He created [incr Tcl], an object-oriented extension of the Tcl scripting language, which has been used by thousands of developers worldwide on projects ranging from the TiVo digital video recorder to the Mars Pathfinder. He coauthored two books, Effective Tcl/Tk Programming (Addison-Wesley, 1997) and Tcl/Tk Tools (O’Reilly Media, 1997). His latest project is the Rappture Toolkit, which accelerates the process of creating scientific tools for simulation and modeling.

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