ARSC Director Named CASC Chair

Arctic Region Supercomputing Center November 29, 2004

ARSC Director Named CASC Chair

Arctic Region Supercomputing Center (ARSC) Director Frank Williams has been elected chair of the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC). CASC is a nonprofit organization of supercomputing centers, research universities and federal laboratories that offer leading edge hardware, software, and expertise in high performance computing resources and advanced visualization environments. Founded in 1989, CASC has grown into a national association representing 41 centers and programs in 28 states.

As chair, Williams will lead the organization in promoting scientific computing in academic centers across the country, and providing a forum for discussion of and possible action on opportunities and challenges the members share. Additionally, ARSC will host the group's annual meeting this spring, bringing approximately 60 visitors to Fairbanks and UAF.

CONTACT: Jenn Wagaman, ARSC Public Affairs Coordinator, (907) 450-8662, wagaman@arsc.edu .

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