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  1. U.S. Capitol Hill screens ‘Solar Superstorms’ featuring NCSA visualizations

    U.S. Capitol Hill screens ‘Solar Superstorms’ featuring NCSA visualizations

    The National Science Foundation (NSF), the supercomputer company Cray Inc., and Sens. Bill Nelson of Florida and Gary Peters of Michigan invite members of the media to attend a special screening of the documentary "Solar Superstorms" May 25 at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. Read more

    released on 05.23.16

  2. Supercomputing Leader, NVIDIA CTO Steve Oberlin to give NCSA 30th Anniversary Featured Lectures

    Supercomputing Leader, NVIDIA CTO Steve Oberlin to give NCSA 30th Anniversary Featured Lectures

    Steve Oberlin, chief technology officer for accelerated computing at NVIDIA, will give two NCSA 30th Anniversary Featured Lectures on May 26. The morning talk is tailored for NCSA staff, Computer Science, and Electrical and Computer Engineering students and faculty. The second talk is open to the public. Read more

    released on 05.18.16

  3. NCSA Welcomes National Academy Report

    NCSA Welcomes National Academy Report

    NCSA welcomes the recommendations in the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s newly released report. Read more

    released on 05.13.16

  4. Tiny terrors: Researcher works to uncover how bacteria develop antibiotic resistance through efflux

    Tiny terrors: Researcher works to uncover how bacteria develop antibiotic resistance through efflux pumps

    Fatemeh Khalili-Araghi of University of Illinois at Chicago is working to understand how efflux pumps function and contribute to bacteria becoming more resistant to antibiotics. Read more

    released on 05.05.16

  5. NCSA intern attends Sundance Film Festival as Ebert Film Criticism Fellow

    NCSA intern attends Sundance Film Festival as Ebert Film Criticism Fellow

    Sara Pelaez's internship with NCSA led her to interview the director of programming of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Read more

    released on 05.04.16

  6. NCSA-enabled IMAX movie “A Beautiful Planet” premiering locally

    NCSA-enabled IMAX movie “A Beautiful Planet” premiering locally

    Savoy 16 theater to show "A Beautiful Planet" Sunday, 11:30 a.m. Read more

    released on 04.27.16

  7. Five fast facts you should know about Alzheimer’s research on the Blue Waters supercomputer

    Five fast facts you should know about Alzheimer’s research on the Blue Waters supercomputer

    Computationally intensive analyses are being done on the Blue Waters supercomputer in an effort to better understand and treat Alzheimer's disease. Read more

    released on 04.27.16

  8. Nine University of Illinois researchers selected for NCSA Fellowships

    Nine University of Illinois researchers selected for NCSA Fellowships

    This competitive program provides seed funding for demonstration or start-up projects, workshops, and/or other activities with the potential to lead to longer-term collaborations around research, development and education with particular interest in projects that can lead to stimulating demos of extreme-scale cyberinfrastructure. Read more

    released on 04.21.16

  9. Ten PhD students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Ten PhD students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    The awards are made to outstanding PhD graduate students who have decided to incorporate high performance computing and data analysis into their research. Read more

    released on 04.19.16

  10. HPC-facilitated modeling of bone may be key to helping those affected by bone disease

    HPC-facilitated modeling of bone may be key to helping those affected by bone disease

    Multiscale modeling of bone may assist in diagnostic tools for those affected by bone diseases like osteoporosis. Read more

    released on 04.19.16

  11. NCSA’s visualization team hitting the red carpet

    NCSA’s visualization team hitting the red carpet

    Designers and scientists team up to make IMAX 3D movie magic Read more

    released on 04.15.16

  12. The detective with a thousand faces

    The detective with a thousand faces

    Illinois professor Ted Underwood uses high-performance computing to discover literary patterns to see relationships between things that might have seemed unrelated before. Read more

    released on 04.13.16