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  1. Blue Waters intern visualizes a career in app development

    Blue Waters intern visualizes a career in app development

    Recent Illinois grad credits NCSA Blue Waters internship in developing augmented reality app, desire for PhD. Read more

    released on 07.12.17

  2. UI researchers use supercomputer to develop techniques for more accurate evolutionary trees

    UI researchers use supercomputer to develop techniques for more accurate evolutionary trees

    Tandy Warnow, a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is using NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer to design methods of creating more accurate phylogenies. Read more

    released on 07.12.17

  3. Great Lakes Consortium awards time on Blue Waters supercomputer

    Nine research teams selected to use most powerful supercomputer on university campus. Read more

    released on 07.06.17

  4. NSF grants 14 researchers time on Blue Waters supercomputer

    The awarded allocations reached a combined total of 84.5 million node hours (2.7 billion core hour equivalents), valued at $52.4 million. Read more

    released on 07.06.17

  5. NCSA grants $2.6m in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers

    NCSA grants $2.6m in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers

    NCSA has awarded 3,697,000 node hours of time on the Blue Waters supercomputer to Illinois researchers from Spring 2017 proposal submissions. Read more

    released on 07.05.17

  6. 4CeeD framework wins Best Paper Award at the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing

    The paper describes a data acquisition and analysis framework (called 4CeeD) for the materials-to-devices process that leverages the Clowder framework developed at NCSA. Read more

    released on 06.28.17

  7. NCSA scientist using Big Data to aid emergency responders

    NCSA scientist using Big Data to aid emergency responders

    Researchers win NSF award to improve community emergency resilience. Read more

    released on 06.28.17

  8. Watch the 2017 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations

    Watch the 2017 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations

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    released on 06.23.17

  9. XSEDE visualization expert helps researchers show colliding white dwarfs

    XSEDE visualization expert helps researchers show colliding white dwarfs

    Researchers using XSEDE try to answer a long-standing question: what causes type Ia supernovae? Read more

    released on 06.15.17

  10. Foundation supports Crops in silico Project

    Foundation supports Crops in silico Project

    The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research has awarded Amy Marshall-Colón $274,000 to continue her research for Crops in silico, a project to develop a suite of virtual plant models that may help resolve a growing gap between food supply and demand in the face of global climate change. Read more

    released on 06.13.17

  11. LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time

    LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time

    Results confirm new population of black holes. Read more

    released on 06.01.17

  12. ‘Einstein was right’

    Third gravitational wave gives clues to unknowns within black hole physics. Read more

    released on 06.01.17