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  1. Blue Waters researcher looking to take the salt out of seawater

    Blue Waters researcher looking to take the salt out of seawater

    Illinois professor Narayana Aluru led a team that found that tiny pores in thin sheets of the material molybdenum disulfide could be very good at removing salt from seawater to yield drinkable water. Read more

    released on 11.10.15

  2. Applications due Feb. 3 for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships

    Applications due Feb. 3 for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships

    The fellowship is designed to support PhD students who are engaged in a program of study and research that is directly relevant to the use of Blue Waters. Read more

    released on 11.06.15

  3. CyberGIS resource ROGER available for allocations

    CyberGIS resource ROGER available for allocations

    The new CyberGIS Center supercomputer, ROGER (Resourcing Open Geospatial Education and Research) is now available for research allocation requests. Read more

    released on 11.06.15

  4. Illinois to lead NSF Midwest Big Data Hub

    Illinois to lead NSF Midwest Big Data Hub

    To accelerate advancements in the rapidly emerging field of big data analysis, the National Science Foundation has given $5 million to establish four regional Big Data Hubs. Read more

    released on 11.03.15

  5. NCSA @ SC15

    NCSA @ SC15

    NCSA will be at the 2015 Supercomputing Conference Nov. 15-20 in Austin, Texas. Read more

    released on 11.03.15

  6. NCSA Director Ed Seidel speaks to House subcommittee

    NCSA Director Ed Seidel speaks to House subcommittee

    NCSA Director Ed Seidel speaks to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Research and Technology on a review of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. Read more

    released on 10.28.15

  7. Catching waves

    Catching waves

    Physicists Warren Mori and team members Weiming An and Frank Tsung use Blue Waters to simulate plasma acceleration. Their research has led to two recent publications in Nature. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  8. Plants + HPC

    NCSA is playing a role in two large projects in the field of plant science. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  9. Building blocks

    Building blocks

    Blue Waters’ computational power aids researchers studying the early building blocks of the universe to better understand modern phenomena. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  10. Word search

    Word search

    Social science researchers tap advanced computing and data techniques and resources to utilize thousands of research documents. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  11. Women in HPC

    Women in HPC

    Access’ Elizabeth Murray spoke with Toni Collis, applications consultant in HPC Research and Industry at Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) at the University of Edinburgh, about her work with Women in HPC, a network dedicated to women in the field. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  12. Access in scientific computing

    Access in scientific computing

    Victoria Stodden explains how access to computational methods, code, data, results, and even hardware are necessary to the scientific research process. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  13. Join the HPC Training Community at SC15!

    The International HPC Training Consortium is conducting a workshop entitled “Second SC Workshop on Best Practices for HPC Training” to be held at the SC15 Conference on Monday, November 16, 2015. Read more

    released on 10.19.15

  14. NSF Director visits NCSA

    NSF Director visits NCSA

    NSF Director France Córdova to speak at launch of new $18 million Engineering Research Center for power optimization on October 15. Read more

    released on 10.15.15

  15. NCSA Affiliate looks into human-computer interaction through jazz

    NCSA Affiliate looks into human-computer interaction through jazz

    Ben Grosser from the University of Illinois Department of Art & Design is designing a computer system that will communicate with humans through jazz improvisation. Read more

    released on 10.14.15