NCSA @ SC14 | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

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  1. NCSA’s Jongeneel to play key role in NIH-funded Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing

    The new center is a collaboration between the University and the Mayo Clinic and will be based at the Illinois Institute for Genomic Biology. Read more

    released on 10.09.14

  2. NCSA is part of Illinois team developing data infrastructure

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are seeking to accelerate the technology transfer process through a new $1.5 million National Science Foundation Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) project. Read more

    released on 10.09.14

  3. NSF spotlights NCSA Brown Dog

    Supported by a $10 million, five-year award from the National Science Foundation, an NCSA-led team is developing software that allows researchers to manage and make sense of vast amounts of digital scientific data that is currently trapped in outdated file formats. Read more

    released on 10.07.14

  4. NCSA celebrates big computing, big data with Petascale Day

    NCSA celebrates big computing, big data with Petascale Day

    On Oct. 15, NCSA invites everyone to participate in Petascale Day, a celebration of big computing and big data. Read more

    released on 10.07.14

  5. InfoWorld names Bro one of the year’s top open-source security tools

    The network security monitor and network analysis framework, developed by NCSA and the International Computer Science Institute, is honored with a 2014 BOSSIE Award. Read more

    released on 10.03.14

  6. Foundation selects Matt Turk as Moore Investigator in Data-Driven Discovery

    $1.5 million grant will support development of yt for "ingesting, indexing, and processing data." Read more

    released on 10.02.14

  7. Gropp awarded SIAM/ACM prize for PETSc work

    Gropp awarded SIAM/ACM prize for PETSc work

    William Gropp, a Siebel Chair in Computer Science at the University of Illinois, has been awarded the SIAM/ACM prize in Computational Science & Engineering for his work on the Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation (PETSc). Read more

    released on 10.02.14

  8. NSF awards time on Blue Waters to seven new projects

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded 14 new allocations on the Blue Waters petascale supercomputer at NCSA. Seven of the awards are for new projects. Read more

    released on 10.01.14

  9. Great Lakes Consortium calls for Blue Waters proposals

    The Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation has been allocated 3.5 million node hours (equivalent to approximately 50 million core hours) annually as part of the Blue Waters project. Read more

    released on 09.30.14

  10. P&G’s Tom Lange to kick off Career Pathways Lecture Series

    P&G’s Tom Lange to kick off Career Pathways Lecture Series

    Tom Lange will kick off the Career Pathways lecture series at NCSA on Oct. 7 Read more

    released on 09.29.14

  11. Illinois alumni to speak on entrepreneurship

    Illinois alumni to speak on entrepreneurship

    On Sept. 19, distinguished alums Jerry Fiddler, Ping Fu, and Brand Fortner, as well as recent graduate and Fiddler Innovation Fellow Austin Lin, will speak about Entrepreneurship and Transformative Thinking at NCSA. Read more

    released on 09.08.14

  12. NCSA’s Kramer joins Computer Science as research professor

    NCSA’s Kramer joins Computer Science as research professor

    William Kramer joins CS @ ILLINOIS as a research professor this year. Since 2008, he has been with NCSA, where he is the director and principal investigator of the Blue Waters petascale supercomputer project. Read more

    released on 09.05.14

  13. NSF supports project to integrate long-tail data and models

    NCSA is part of a team led by Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Praveen Kumar. Read more

    released on 08.29.14

  14. Levy offers insights about visualization in Kavli roundtable

    Stuart Levy of NCSA's Advanced Visualization Laboratory discussed the value of dazzling visualizations of scientific phenomena. Read more

    released on 08.20.14

  15. 13 new projects will promote cyberGIS education

    Researchers across the United States have been named CyberGIS Fellows and will develop education materials and curricula. Read more

    released on 08.18.14