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  1. NCSA machine learning pipeline provides insight into energy-efficient home improvement programs

    NCSA machine learning pipeline provides insight into energy-efficient home improvement programs

    Using machine learning, a team at NCSA is working to analyze the costs of retrofitting homes for energy efficiency. Read more

    released on 09.04.19

  2. NCSA to take part in NSF-funded EarthCube Office

    NCSA to take part in NSF-funded EarthCube Office

    NCSA’s Kenton McHenry will be a Co-PI on a new phase of an initiative from the National Science Foundation which seeks to advance geoscience research collaborations. Read more

    released on 09.03.19

  3. Blue Waters computational resources available through 2020

    Blue Waters computational resources available through 2020

    NCSA will continue to provide supercomputing resources to University of Illinois researchers through the Blue Waters Project into 2020. Read more

    released on 08.09.19

  4. Breathe in, breathe out? It’s complicated

    Breathe in, breathe out? It’s complicated

    Biologists are learning that lungs in vertebrates seem to evolve and adapt to the environment. But there is still much to learn, and NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer is enabling those discoveries. Read more

    released on 08.08.19

  5. NCSA collaborates with NGA to create the world’s most powerful geospatial system

    NCSA collaborates with NGA to create the world’s most powerful geospatial system

    NCSA will receive $11.1 million in initial funding from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to fundamentally change the way the Earth is mapped. Read more

    released on 08.02.19

  6. NCSA’s Donna J. Cox to be honored at SIGGRAPH 2019

    NCSA’s Donna J. Cox to be honored at SIGGRAPH 2019

    Donna Cox, Director of NCSA's Advanced Visualization Lab, will receive a lifetime achievement award and induction into the Academy at the SIGGRAPH conference for her groundbreaking work visualizing science and contributions to computer graphics. Read more

    released on 07.25.19

  7. The fragile balance of the most productive ecosystems

    The fragile balance of the most productive ecosystems

    Using NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer to study two estuaries in New Hampshire changed the trajectory of Salme Cook’s research and yielded significant findings. Read more

    released on 07.24.19

  8. Simulating hurricanes with Blue Waters

    Simulating hurricanes with Blue Waters

    Ryan Sriver, a researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is using a powerful supercomputer to figure out the effects of a changing climate on the frequency and intensity of hurricanes. Read more

    released on 07.17.19

  9. NCSA Student Spotlight: Antonio Abinader

    NCSA Student Spotlight: Antonio Abinader

    Antonio implemented a production-ready installation of OpenStack for internal use at NCSA, then followed on to develop a solution to allow researchers to allocate Jupyter Notebooks using a scheduler on existing NCSA clusters such as Nano. Read more

    released on 06.27.19

  10. Midwest Big Data Hub successfully transitions to second phase with new NSF award

    Midwest Big Data Hub successfully transitions to second phase with new NSF award

    Under the planned four year, $4 million award, MBDH will continue to be led from NCSA at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Read more

    released on 06.19.19

  11. Black hole simulation solves a mystery about their accretion disks

    Black hole simulation solves a mystery about their accretion disks

    Scientists conducted the most detailed simulations of a black hole to date using a custom code and the GPUs on Blue Waters. A number of theoretical predictions regarding accretion disks have finally been validated. Read more

    released on 06.18.19

  12. Scientists Spearhead Convergence of AI and HPC for Cosmology

    Scientists Spearhead Convergence of AI and HPC for Cosmology

    A collaboration, including NCSA's Gravity Group, is working to use Artificial Intelligence in tandem with supercomputers to advance cosmology. Read more

    released on 06.14.19

  13. NCSA’s Blue Waters Petascale Computing Hackathon now accepting applications

    NCSA’s Blue Waters Petascale Computing Hackathon now accepting applications

    The deadline to apply is July 8, 2019. Read more

    released on 05.28.19

  14. NCSA Student Spotlight: Angelynn Huang and Sophia Torrellas

    NCSA Student Spotlight: Angelynn Huang and Sophia Torrellas

    Two high-school students travel to New Mexico to present their research on computational genomics. Read more

    released on 05.23.19

  15. NCSA welcomes 2019-2020 Faculty Fellows

    NCSA welcomes 2019-2020 Faculty Fellows

    Seven Illinois faculty members selected for year-long collaborations with NCSA. Read more

    released on 05.20.19