Do the wave NSF awards $1.5 million to NCSA team to create science documentaries Careers at NCSA Centralizing national flood data can help reduce loss of life and property NCSA creates video tutorials on cybersecurity and incident response Visualization / Senior Visualization Programmers NSF awards $2 million to NCSA to support global collaboration NSF awards $1.5 million to Illinois-led team for achieving scalable spatial data synthesis Streamlining simulation A bridge between GridFTP and HPSS New capabilities make data on Blue Waters shareable and movable XSEDE15: Call for Participation NCSA helps make wealth of Great Lakes environmental data available eDream awards first Fiddler Innovation Fellowship Technical Program Manager 18 general, 9 exploratory allocations on Blue Waters awarded to Illinois researchers HPCwire honors Kevin Franklin for contributions to workforce diversity NCSA’s Private Sector Program Receives 3 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards Blue Waters enables detailed simulation of EF5 tornado NCSA Private Sector Program scales Fluent to 36,000 cores on Blue Waters Coding Illini claim championship title at SC14 NSF calls for proposals for ebola research NCSA intern presents research at Mayo Clinic NCSA-CompGen Graduate Fellowships available Spring 2015 Research Programmer Application now open for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships Small birds, big science (Cloud + super) computing = results Vast digital realm More livable cities Many problems, many objectives CADENS CADENS NCSA Faculty Fellow studies Hurricane Sandy’s impact on NYC traffic Blue Waters project to offer online course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme-Scale System Engineer Fostering geospatial discovery and innovation through a national CyberGIS facility NCSA @ SC14 26 Illinois undergrads selected for internships with NCSA 4 faculty selected for Blue Waters Professorships Post-doctoral Research Associate NCSA, ICHASS to aid Text Mining the Novel project Associate Project Manager Mapping atoms NCSA’s Jongeneel to play key role in NIH-funded Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing NCSA is part of Illinois team developing data infrastructure NSF spotlights NCSA Brown Dog Storage Engineer NCSA celebrates big computing, big data with Petascale Day InfoWorld names Bro one of the year’s top open-source security tools Foundation selects Matt Turk as Moore Investigator in Data-Driven Discovery Gropp awarded SIAM/ACM prize for PETSc work NSF awards time on Blue Waters to seven new projects Great Lakes Consortium calls for Blue Waters proposals P&G’s Tom Lange to kick off Career Pathways Lecture Series Illinois alumni to speak on entrepreneurship NCSA’s Kramer joins Computer Science as research professor Hadoop Cluster OpenStack Cloud Colloquia Series Events Research NCSA Director Ed Seidel NSF supports project to integrate long-tail data and models Levy offers insights about visualization in Kavli roundtable 13 new projects will promote cyberGIS education Dark Energy Survey enters second year Time pressure increases patent chances for inventions ‘on the margin’ Private Sector Program benchmarks Sandy Bridge vs. Ivy Bridge processors Innovative Systems Laboratory Dark Sky Simulations released via new coLaboratory tool Turk works with Google Research, IPython/Jupyter team on tool to make data collaboration easier Large Synoptic Survey Telescope gets green light for construction Illinois applications to use Blue Waters are due by Sept. 15 Students invited to learn about NCSA internships on Aug. 28 Illinois, INRIA issue report on resiliency challenge NCSA to host OpenACC workshop on Aug. 5 Staff Early bird discount for Linux Clusters Institute Workshop ends July 20! Virtual Lab for Advanced Design XSEDE14 Four additional students named Blue Waters Graduate Fellows Blue Waters project to offer graduate course on visualization in Spring 2015 XSEDE and Blue Waters go supernova 9 Illinois researchers selected for NCSA Fellowships National Data Service kickoff 21 undergraduate students selected for Blue Waters Student Internship Program Registration now open for Virtual School visualization workshop LS-DYNA scaling work garners HPC Innovation Excellence Award Registration now open for Linux Clusters Institute Workshop on HPC fundamentals Registration now open for Conference on CyberGIS and Geodesign Blue Waters gives students a boost in ‘America’s Cup of Rocket Science’ Materials Data Facility launched in support of Materials Genome Initiative Breakthrough simulation: A supercell producing a long-track EF5 tornado HPC Matters! (2) Minsker collaborates with NCSA on green design project Browse awardees Get Updates Alabama researchers use Blue Waters to study solar winds XSEDE14 speakers finalized, schedule available | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

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  1. CyberGIS Center kickoff

    CyberGIS Center kickoff

    The CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies will be hosting a kickoff event on March 19th, 2014 to celebrate its startup. Read more

    released on 03.17.14

  2. Blue Waters tours

    Blue Waters tours

    Take a tour of Blue Waters, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world! In conjunction with Engineering Open House, you can visit the supercomputer any time between 9a and 3p on Saturday, March 15. Read more

    released on 03.12.14

  3. NCSA hosts OpenACC programming workshop

    A free OpenACC GPU programming workshop will be held at NCSA on April 1. Read more

    released on 03.12.14

  4. Illinois faculty invited to apply for NCSA fellowships

    Illinois faculty invited to apply for NCSA fellowships

    U of I faculty are invited to apply by April 15 for the Faculty Fellowship program. Read more

    released on 03.11.14

  5. Digital Lab for Manufacturing

    Digital Lab for Manufacturing

    NCSA plays a key role in a new DoD-funded, Chicago-based effort to develop digital manufacturing technologies. Read more

    released on 02.25.14

  6. Stellar explosions

    Stellar explosions

    Blue Waters enables UC Santa Cruz astrophysics team to simulate key supernova phase at unprecedented resolution. Read more

    released on 02.24.14

  7. Gropp Receives SIAG/SC Career Prize

    Gropp Receives SIAG/SC Career Prize

    Frequent NCSA collaborator and Blue Waters Professor Bill Gropp was recognized for his distinguished contributions to algorithms research and development for parallel scientific and engineering computing. Read more

    released on 02.21.14

  8. NCSA’s Private Sector Program pushes LS-DYNA code to extreme scale on Blue Waters sup

    NCSA’s Private Sector Program pushes LS-DYNA code to extreme scale on Blue Waters supercomputer

    LS-DYNA, an explicit finite element code used for simulations in the auto, aerospace, manufacturing, and bioengineering industries, was recently scaled to 15,000 cores on NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer—a world record for scaling of any commercial engineering code. Read more

    released on 02.19.14

  9. Really big problems

    Really big problems

    University of Chicago researchers use a new coarse-grained molecular dynamics code on the massive Blue Waters system. Read more

    released on 02.17.14

  10. Smarr wins Golden Goose

    Former NCSA director Larry Smarr is honored for the far-reaching impact of his research leadership, from the creation of the NSF HPC centers to the development of the Mosaic web browser. Read more

    released on 02.15.14

  11. Researchers selected for Blue Waters advisory committee

    The committee brings together a diverse group of Blue Waters users to provide guidance on the project’s growth and development through an end-user perspective. Read more

    released on 02.12.14

  12. 12 Illinois faculty awarded prestigious Blue Waters Professorships

    Twelve University of Illinois faculty members from a range of fields have been selected as Blue Waters Professors, an honor that comes with substantial computing and data resources on the Blue Waters supercomputer at NCSA Read more

    released on 02.04.14

  13. Submissions due May 1 for Extreme Scaling Workshop

    The conference committee seeks submissions of excellent quality addressing the challenges of using, designing, deploying, or integrating infrastructure for both big data analysis and large-scale computation to facilitate scientific discovery. Read more

    released on 02.04.14

  14. NCSA helps launch resource to fight cybercrime

    Designed in part by researchers from NCSA, a suite of assurance tools and software packages that serve to identify vulnerabilities and reduce false positives has been released to the public. Read more

    released on 02.03.14

  15. Apply for HPC Summer School by March 9

    Grad students and postdocs from Europe, Canada, Japan and the U.S. are invited to apply for the fifth International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, June 1-6, 2014, in Budapest, Hungary. Read more

    released on 01.28.14