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  1. NCSA Gravity Group interns build strong foundation for their futures

    NCSA Gravity Group interns build strong foundation for their futures

    Four NCSA Gravity Group interns share bright plans for their futures post graduation. Read more

    released on 05.21.20

  2. NCSA SPIN Program works toward closing the STEM gap

    NCSA SPIN Program works toward closing the STEM gap

    This program aims to create an inclusive and collaborative environment by pairing interns with field experts to enhance tech skills, and in turn, contribute to diversification of STEM fields. Read more

    released on 05.19.20

  3. Educating the next generation of supercomputer users with Blue Waters

    Educating the next generation of supercomputer users with Blue Waters

    Tulin Kaman, a researcher at the University of Arkansas, has used the Blue Waters Undergraduate Internship program to offer students hands-on HPC research experience. Read more

    released on 05.15.20

  4. NSF awards NCSA over $480,000 for the development of funcX

    NSF awards NCSA over $480,000 for the development of funcX

    This new "function-as-a-service" (FaaS) platform is hosted on the cloud and will enable researchers to build applications from functions that they can easily distribute across a variety of academic and commercial computing resources. Read more

    released on 05.14.20

  5. Midwest Big Data Innovation Hub Collaborates to Bring Data Science Training Across the Region

    Midwest Big Data Innovation Hub Collaborates to Bring Data Science Training Across the Region

    Workshops held by the Midwest Big Data Hub help to improve data skills across a variety of midwestern states. Read more

    released on 05.05.20

  6. C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute funds projects

    C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute funds projects

    Three newly funded projects from the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute will enable researchers to 1) model the spread of COVID-19 for intervention policies, 2) model homelessness caused by the shutdown and target aid for at-risk communities, and 3) develop machine intelligence methods to aid in the interrogation of medical images from COVID-19 patients. Read more

    released on 04.29.20

  7. NSF awards over $680,000 to NCSA to lead development of the Einstein Toolkit

    NSF awards over $680,000 to NCSA to lead development of the Einstein Toolkit

    The Einstein Toolkit ecosystem: Enabling fundamental research in the era of multi-messenger astrophysics. Read more

    released on 04.22.20

  8. NCSA’s Stuart Levy wins Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence Award

    NCSA’s Stuart Levy wins Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence Award

    Levy, a Senior Research Programmer in NCSA’s Advanced Visualization Lab, received a campuswide honor for his decades of service and groundbreaking work in the realm of scientific visualization. Read more

    released on 04.17.20

  9. NCSA announces 2020 recipient of Fiddler Innovation Fellowship

    NCSA announces 2020 recipient of Fiddler Innovation Fellowship

    Ananya Cleetus receives NCSA's eDream Institute's Fiddler Innovation Fellowship Award at the Illinois Innovation Prize virtual ceremony. Read more

    released on 04.06.20

  10. Using Supercomputers to Understand Aviation Turbulence

    Using Supercomputers to Understand Aviation Turbulence

    Katelyn Barber, a former Blue Waters Graduate Fellow from the University of North Dakota, is using supercomputers to help the aviation industry better evaluate turbulence. Read more

    released on 03.31.20

  11. NCSA joins nationwide collaboration to combat COVID-19

    NCSA joins nationwide collaboration to combat COVID-19

    The C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute, which spans multiple research institutions and private companies, seeks to apply computational resources and artificial intelligence to initially study COVID-19 and ways to curb its spread. Read more

    released on 03.26.20

  12. Two Students from the University of Queensland Take on Research Internships at NCSA

    Two Students from the University of Queensland Take on Research Internships at NCSA

    For eight weeks this winter, two students from the University of Queensland in Australia gained hands-on at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) as research interns. Read more

    released on 03.20.20

  13. NIST-funded Collaboration featuring NCSA renewed for $20 million

    NIST-funded Collaboration featuring NCSA renewed for $20 million

    The Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning, hosted at Colorado State University, has been granted a five-year extension from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Read more

    released on 03.02.20

  14. NCSA allocates over 21 million node hours in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards

    NCSA allocates over 21 million node hours in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards

    Over $13 million worth of allocations in Blue Waters supercomputer awards have been given to researchers and faculty at Illinois studying a diversity of topics. Read more

    released on 02.28.20

  15. Blue Waters aids researchers in breakthrough flu simulations

    Blue Waters aids researchers in breakthrough flu simulations

    Rommie Amaro, a Blue Waters researcher from UC-San Diego, has used Blue Waters to simulate movement in the viral envelope of the flu virus. Read more

    released on 02.25.20