Sasi K. Pillay, Ph.D.
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Washington State University
11:45 AM IT PANEL DISCUSSION: How to Effectively Design & Build to Meet a Research Lab’s Ever-Evolving Technological Demands
In no other architectural sector is keeping up with the latest innovations in technology as important as in the research lab space. Not only must a lab team be equipped
with the latest technologies to enable them to perform their jobs, but they also need to be connected to a wide array of inter-departmental, off-campus, and international
teams – so to ensure maximum project collaboration/productivity.
In this session, our eclectic group of speakers will discuss:
- IT infrastructure, engineering, and architectural formats that maximize a lab’s connectivity and interoperability
- The role Big Data, supercomputers, and artificial intelligence play into the success of a research team’s success and how to plan and design to meet the design needs
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