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  1. Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Ronald Stenz

    The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish. Read more

    released on 10.13.16

  2. Showing the power of visualization, digital laboratories at global food summit

    Showing the power of visualization, digital laboratories at global food summit

    NCSA and the University of Illinois sent two presenters to the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) summit in September. Here, they share some of the insights they shared with the agriculture leaders at the conference about the potential of visualization and computation in helping to solve world hunger. Read more

    released on 10.10.16

  3. Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Michael Howard

    The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish. Read more

    released on 10.07.16

  4. NCSA’s Bill Gropp Recognized for Major Contributions to High Performance Computing

    NCSA’s Bill Gropp Recognized for Major Contributions to High Performance Computing

    NCSA Acting Director awarded prestigious ACM/IEEE honor. Read more

    released on 10.06.16

  5. XSEDE allocations awarded to 155 research teams across U.S.

    XSEDE allocations awarded to 155 research teams across U.S.

    Time on supercomputers worth approximately $16M. Read more

    released on 10.06.16

  6. Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Elizabeth Agee

    The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish. Read more

    released on 10.03.16

  7. NCSA awarded NSF grant to expand computational science education in food, energy, and water

    NCSA awarded NSF grant to expand computational science education in food, energy, and water

    Researchers have been awarded a 4-year, $1M grant from the NSF to address grand challenges at the nexus of food, energy, and water (FEW). Read more

    released on 10.03.16

  8. CU Aerospace uses iForge supercomputer to improve lasers, manufacturing

    CU Aerospace uses iForge supercomputer to improve lasers, manufacturing

    A relatively new software package called BLAZE Multiphysics from CU Aerospace is making what used to be too complex—simulating a range of laser physics within a flowing plasma for example—a fully modeled reality for researchers. Read more

    released on 10.03.16

  9. Undergraduate internship applications open for Blue Waters

    Undergraduate internship applications open for Blue Waters

    To help prepare the next generation of supercomputing researchers, the Blue Waters project offers paid internships to undergraduate students across the country. Applications are now being accepted for internships that begin May 2017. Read more

    released on 09.30.16

  10. Graduate fellowships applications now open to use Blue Waters

    Graduate fellowships applications now open to use Blue Waters

    "Blue Waters adds this whole new dimension to the research that otherwise wouldn’t have been possible," says Joshua Mendez. Read more

    released on 09.30.16

  11. How layout of urban areas affect supercell thunderstorms

    How layout of urban areas affect supercell thunderstorms

    Blue Waters grad fellow Larissa Reames studies how cities affect storms Read more

    released on 09.30.16

  12. NCSA’s Gabrielle Allen Named Associate Dean for the U of I College of Education

    NCSA’s Gabrielle Allen Named Associate Dean for the U of I College of Education

    Dr. Gabrielle Allen has been named Associate Dean at the College of Education at the U of I. Read more

    released on 09.30.16

  13. NSF awards connect Midwest Big Data Hub and scientists to solve regional challenges

    NSF awards connect Midwest Big Data Hub and scientists to solve regional challenges

    $2.4 million in NSF Big Data Spokes and Early Concepts Grants for Exploratory Research Awards will connect the Midwest Big Data Hub to midwestern data scientists. Read more

    released on 09.28.16

  14. Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Paul Hime

    The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish. Read more

    released on 09.27.16

  15. Researchers using Blue Waters supercomputer make strides in researching treatment for Ebola, other p

    Researchers using Blue Waters supercomputer make strides in researching treatment for Ebola, other pathogenic diseases

    A team of researchers is using Blue Waters to design antibodies against the Ebola virus, with hope to apply the protocol to other viruses including influenza. Read more

    released on 09.26.16