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National Academies Taps Cholia for Scientific Workflows Committee

May 20, 2019

Shreyas Cholia 2019

Shreyas Cholia will serve on a National Academies committee on advanced and automated workflows.

Shreyas Cholia has been invited by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to serve as a member for the Realizing Opportunities for Advanced and Automated Workflows in Scientific Research committee. The expert committee will conduct a study examining current efforts to develop advanced and automated workflows for scientific research to identify promising research approaches to accelerate progress in the utilization of workflow systems and tools.

The committee will gather information exploring the role of open science, data, analytical code and other enabling factors to identify research needs and priorities in the use of advanced and automated workflows. Cholia is Group Leader for Usable Software Systems Group (Data Science and Technology department) in the Computational Research Division, and will specifically provide expertise on the role of Jupyter and related tools in scientific workflows.

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