Research 05.01.14 Minutes

Attending:

Annette Valenta, Robert Sandusky, Ugo Buy, Henrik Aratyn, Allen Randall, Clyde Wheeler, Jay Dean, Andy Boyd, Al Schorsch, Bill Hendrickson, Barbara Corpus, Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom, Houshang Darabi, Jacqueline Berger, Karen Dunn Lopez

  • Committee Update
    • Dr. Ugo Buy is the committee’s new chair
  • HPC
    • Updates
      • Future agendas will no longer reflect the subcommittee, but rather the new executive committee
      • Discussion of nodes and clusters
      • Training on the cluster is supposed to happen soon
      • A new hire is in the process for general administration to leave the technology hires for more complicated issues
  • CIO Updates
    • Kuali Coues
      • PI Portal should be done by the 21st of April
      • Group is waiting until after May 3rd to update and make changes
      • Current tasks are focused on training, development, and making a communications plan
      • Things are moving along on schedule
    • iThenticate
      • A meeting is happening soon to discuss how to deploy this
      • Faculty would like to start using this right away, but technical issues must be addressed first
    • Identity Access Management (IAM)
      • Currently considering other tools to make this as effective as possible
      • Discussion of resolving NetID conflicts
      • Discussion of current challenges in the IAM tools
  • Institutional Stewardship of Data (ISD)
    • Data Management/Data Curation (DM/DC)
      • Report has now been revised
      • The report will be ready to be shared with committee for comment soon
      • Discussion of report, consideration of alterations
      • Discussion of moving UIC support into an integrated, more mature entity
      • Consideration of making report available to other committees
  • Qualtrics
    • Discussion
      • Discussion of research service in Qualtrics and modified questions
      • Finalized survey will be shared with committee for review, with a plan to distribute in the fall