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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. NCSA Student Spotlight: Adam Rebei

    NCSA Student Spotlight: Adam Rebei

    High school student begins building astronomical research portfolio before he’s old enough to drive. Read more

    released on 05.16.19

  11. New research accurately predicts Australian wheat yield months before harvest

    New research accurately predicts Australian wheat yield months before harvest

    A new study published in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology shows machine-learning methods can accurately predict wheat yield for the country two months before the crop matures. Read more

    released on 05.14.19

  12. NCSA scientist employs supercomputer simulations in Ohio gerrymandering case

    NCSA scientist employs supercomputer simulations in Ohio gerrymandering case

    Dr. Wendy K. Tam Cho, a professor at the University of Illinois and a Senior Research Scientist at NCSA, was called as an expert witness in a case on electoral redistricting filed in Ohio’s Sixth District Court. Read more

    released on 05.09.19

  13. Can You Imagine: Shaping the Future of Finance with HPC?

    Can You Imagine: Shaping the Future of Finance with HPC?

    Using computing resources, Mao Ye tackles large amounts of data currently being collected by companies and finance institutions. Read more

    released on 05.06.19

  14. Collaborative efforts produce clinical workflows for fast, translational genetic analysis

    Collaborative efforts produce clinical workflows for fast, translational genetic analysis

    NCSA's Genomics team partnered with the Mayo Clinic to speed up clinical testing as part of the Mayo Grand Challenge project Read more

    released on 05.03.19

  15. NCSA Student Spotlight: Rishabh Rajagopalan

    NCSA Student Spotlight: Rishabh Rajagopalan

    This month's Student Spotlight features Rishabh Rajagopalan, a SPIN intern since summer 2018, who works on the DISSCO project Read more

    released on 05.02.19