NCSA headlines

  1. Students named in first GIS Summer School

    Students named in first GIS Summer School

    Participants will develop novel solutions to a set of motivating and significant scientific problems as they learn about cutting-edge scientific advances and technical capabilities of cyberGIS. Read more

    released on 04.20.17

  2. NCSA, Illinois Campus Cluster aid DES

    NCSA, Illinois Campus Cluster aid DES

    Data gathered from the Dark Energy Survey is sent to NCSA and processed by the Illinois Campus Cluster. Read more

    released on 04.19.17

  3. Bringing visual effects software to scientists

    Bringing visual effects software to scientists

    New website simplifies process of importing and rendering astrophysical data in 'Houdini' Read more

    released on 04.18.17

  4. 18 students selected for Blue Waters Student Internship Program

    Interns will learn to apply high-performance computing to problems in science, mathematics, and engineering through the year-long program. Their experience will begin in late May with a two-week Petascale Institute at NCSA. Read more

    released on 04.17.17

  5. Workload study: Blue Waters enables large-scale science

    Workload study: Blue Waters enables large-scale science

    The report shows how different communities and fields of science have made effective use of the system since full service began in 2013, providing insight to the supercomputing community on the benefits of some of the hardware decisions the Blue Waters project made. Read more

    released on 03.31.17

  6. NCSA to host NVIDIA deep learning workshop

    NCSA to host NVIDIA deep learning workshop

    Two days of lectures and labs coming April 3-4. Read more

    released on 03.17.17

  7. Exhibitors join PEARC17 conference

    Exhibitors join PEARC17 conference

    Internet2, Omnibond, Globus exhibitors in advanced digital research conference. Read more

    released on 03.13.17

  8. Blue Waters Illinois allocations awarded to 26 research teams

    Blue Waters Illinois allocations awarded to 26 research teams

    These allocations range from 25,000 to 600,000 node-hours of compute time over a time span of either six months or one year. The research pursuits of these teams are incredibly diverse, ranging anywhere from physics to political science. Read more

    released on 03.07.17

  9. Save the date: NDS7 Chicago April 13-14

    Save the date: NDS7 Chicago April 13-14

    The seventh National Data Service Consortium workshop (NDS7) will be held in Chicago on April 13-14, 2017. The workshop's theme is "Scientific Data Platforms: from Silos to Ecosystems." Read more

    released on 02.27.17

  10. Illinois allocations deadline March 15 for Blue Waters supercomputer

    Illinois allocations deadline March 15 for Blue Waters supercomputer

    More than 3 million node-hours yearly are allocated exclusively to projects from our campus, so apply by March 15 to use this extraordinary resource. Read more

    released on 02.27.17

  11. First major PEARC17 Conference call-for-participation deadline approaching

    First major PEARC17 Conference call-for-participation deadline approaching

    Technical papers and tutorials proposals for the inaugural PEARC conference for advanced research computing due March 6. Read more

    released on 02.24.17

  12. NCSA to celebrate breakthrough Cyberfest 20th anniversary

    NCSA to celebrate breakthrough Cyberfest 20th anniversary

    Original festival celebrated birthday of HAL 9000 and Illinois' leadership in artificial intelligence and computing, 20th anniversary sets stage for the future. Read more

    released on 02.23.17