Women in HPC & AI Panel and Luncheon

UF Information Technology hosts semesterly Women in HPC & AI panel discussions to celebrate and promote women working in research computing and AI. These panels generate lively and collegial conversations and are thought-provoking as well as great networking opportunities. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend the Spring 2023 event, which is free and includes lunch:

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 22 │ 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Health Science Center Library, Communicore Building C1-121
Registration: Attend the Spring 2023 Panel and Lunch

The Spring 2023 panelists are:
Dr. Azra Bihorac, Senior Associate Dean for Research Affairs at College of Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesiology
Dr. Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, Associate Professor, Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Shreya Saxena, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dr. Borui Zhang, Natural Language Processing Specialist, Academic Research Consulting and Services, George A. Smathers Libraries

UF’s Women in HPC & AI chapter provides mentoring opportunities and resources for female students and research community members. Space for the event is limited, so please register early. Anyone with questions about the university’s WHPC & AI chapter is welcome to contact AI Support Team Lead Ying Zhang.

Supporting Women in High Performance Computing and AI

To celebrate and promote women’s participation in high performance computing and artificial intelligence, UF Information Technology is hosting a Women in HPC & AI panel discussion and luncheon event on Thursday, December 1, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. This in-person panel will be held in the UF Informatics Institute (CSE Room E252) and is free, but pre-registration is required. Lunch is included with your registration. The panelists are:

Dr. Bonnie Dorr, Professor, Department of Computer & Information Science Engineering
Dr. Mei He, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics
Dr. Heidi Boisvert, Assistant Professor, School of Theatre+Dance
Dr. Sarah Moeller, Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics

Space for the event is limited. Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) is an international organization working to build a diverse and inclusive workforce by promoting the role of women in computing. UF’s Women in HPC & AI is the local chapter of WHPC. Its aim is to offer mentoring opportunities and resources for female students, faculty, and staff while building a strong cross-disciplinary professional network across UF. Anyone with questions is welcome to email Applications Specialist and AI Support Team Lead Ying Zhang.