Research Cyberinfrastructure

Research Cyberinfrastructure (RCI)

DoIT’s Research Cyberinfrastructure (CI) team partners with research leadership and academic units to provide a robust, secure, and evolving infrastructure that enables the work of researchers in all disciplines and aligns with UW–‍Madison’s research mission and strategic priorities.

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Cloud Computing

Scalable, flexible, on-demand computational resources

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Data storage solutions

A UW–‍Madison hosted secure, shareable data storage space

Data center


A web-based tool for secure data transfer and sharing

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A UW–‍Madison hosted secure, shareable data storage space

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Data Science Platform

A web-based coding environment for your computing needs

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Research Cyberinfrastructure consultants can help you with

Data storage, archiving, and sharing

Choosing options for your data, including data collection and computing workflows, compliance requirements, sharing with collaborators

Research systems architecture

Updating and integrating your lab or departmental infrastructure with enterprise identitiy management, networking, and storage and computing resources

Cloud computing services

Selecting cloud computing resources for your needs, developing cloud designs to support your data and computing requirements while optimizing costs

Who we are

Casey Schacher

Position title: Research CI Storage Lead

Erwin Lares

Position title: Research CI Consultant

Jan Cheetham

Position title: Research Cyberinfrastructure Liaison

Mary Murphy

Position title: Research CI Consultant

Michael Layde

Position title: Research CI Storage Lead

Zekai Otles

Position title: Research CI Consultant

Training and workshops

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  • Learn to leverage AI foundation models in a May 20 workshop

    Amazon Bedrock provides access to high-performing AI models, called foundation models, from AI startups and Amazon. Attend this workshop to gain hands-on experience finding a model best suited to your use case.

  • Posit Day 2024

    Research Cyberinfrastructure’s Data Science Platform invites you to attend Posit Day A series of talks showcasing resources and strategies available to UW–‍Madison researchers with a Data Science Platform account. The talks will be online and …

  • A Cloud Guru training

    Researchers: Participate in a community learning cloud computing skills DoIT Research Cyberinfrastructure is organizing a cloud community group to help you gain cloud computing skills. You will use an online training service to learn skills …

  • Electronic Research Notebooks Forum, August 8 – 9, 2023

    Join us at the Electronic Research Notebook (ERN) Forum – a game-changing 2-day event focused on advancing research documentation and data management! Tuesday, August 8 – Wednesday, August 9 HSLC, Room 1306 Digital notebooks are …

  • Azure Research Day, May 31, 2023

    Researchers across the US have been leveraging Microsoft Azure to accelerate their time to science and science to scholarship. Microsoft Azure provides an open, flexible, global platform that supports multiple programming languages, tools, and frameworks …

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