About NCSA | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) provides computing, data, networking, and visualization resources and services that help scientists and engineers across the country better understand our world. NCSA is an interdisciplinary hub and is engaged in research and education collaborations with colleagues and students across the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Established in 1986 as one of the original sites of the National Science Foundation's Supercomputer Centers Program, NCSA is supported by the state of Illinois, the University of Illinois, the National Science Foundation, and grants from other federal agencies.

The center focuses on BIG COMPUTING, BIG DATA, and BIG RESEARCH.