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

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is a hub of interdisciplinary research and digital scholarship. The Center provides computing, data, networking, and visualization resources and services that help scientists, engineers, and scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and across the country better understand our world.

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.