Place: H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building (WID)
Speaker: Francis Halzen, UW-Madison
Abstract: Dr. Francis Halzen will deliver the keynote address for the keynote address for HTCondor Week 2019. This is the annual users group conference for the HTCondor project, which provides a distributed data-processing platform used by some the largest scientific collaborations in the world (LIGO, CERN, CMS, IceCube, others). Dr. Halzen will tell the remarkable story of the IceCube project and their journey to uncover some of the cosmos' most elusive mysteries with a 1km^3 neutrino detector buried deep in the Antarctic ice sheet.