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  1. LCI seeking host sites for 2019 workshops

    LCI seeking host sites for 2019 workshops

    These workshops provide education and technical training for the deployment and use of computing clusters to the high performance computing community worldwide. Read more

    released on 09.27.18

  2. Members of Illinois’ Nanomanufacturing Node develop new tool for building minuscule objects

    Members of Illinois’ Nanomanufacturing Node develop new tool for building minuscule objects

    Varun Kelkar and Mahfuzul Kabir have recently developed a new tool that can accurately simulate and predict the smallest possible constructible object from a given material, opening the door to research and commercial possibilities. Read more

    released on 09.27.18

  3. NCSA Faculty Fellow examines effects of gun violence in Chicago stress study exhibit

    NCSA Faculty Fellow examines effects of gun violence in Chicago stress study exhibit

    With unique, visual representations the exhibit details the women's stories in the wider context of Black inequality and racial trauma. Read more

    released on 09.25.18

  4. NCSA @ Grace Hopper Celebration 2018

    NCSA @ Grace Hopper Celebration 2018

    Every year, the Grace Hopper Celebration brings together the world's largest gathering of female technologists. As part of NCSA's commitment to diversity, NCSA sponsors a select number of employees and post docs to attend the conference. Read more

    released on 09.24.18

  5. How a zombie fish may one day save your heart

    How a zombie fish may one day save your heart

    Using the Blue Waters supercomputer, Illinois researcher Mattia Gazzola studies the interaction between musculoskeletal systems and environments. Read more

    released on 09.20.18

  6. Inaugural Ebert Symposium announced for October 1

    Inaugural Ebert Symposium announced for October 1

    Featuring astronaut and cinematographer Terry Virts, Ebertfest co-founder Chaz Ebert, NCSA's Donna Cox and many more, this symposium serves as a tribute to Roger Ebert and his commitment to empathy. Read more

    released on 09.19.18

  7. AXIS Capital and NCSA partner to reimagine insurance data

    AXIS Capital and NCSA partner to reimagine insurance data

    Global (re)insurance provider partners with NCSA to leverage NCSA’s domain expertise, data visualization, and cybersecurity. Read more

    released on 09.18.18

  8. NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer helps map the poles

    NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer helps map the poles

    The REMA project relied entirely on the computational and data resources of Blue Waters to run the SETSM software they developed that automated assembly of overlapping pairs of high-resolution satellite images to create the high-resolution, high-fidelity elevation maps. Read more

    released on 09.13.18

  9. Facilitating FEA: NCSA collaborates with Rolls-Royce, Livermore Software Technology Corporation, and

    Facilitating FEA: NCSA collaborates with Rolls-Royce, Livermore Software Technology Corporation, and Cray to scale up implicit finite element analysis

    Drawing on real-life models from Rolls-Royce and technical consulting from Cray, NCSA and LSTC optimized LS-DYNA to reduce the memory footprint of running high-fidelity models and improve the software's performance and scalability. Read more

    released on 09.13.18

  10. NCSA visualization of powerful Joplin, MO. storm gives new insights into tornado formation

    NCSA visualization of powerful Joplin, MO. storm gives new insights into tornado formation

    Using XSEDE resources and the power of NCSA's Data Analysis and Visualization group, a pair of Illinois researchers were able to accurately simulate an EF-5 tornado in Joplin, MO. from 2011. Read more

    released on 09.06.18

  11. NCSA Student Spotlight: Miguel Holgado

    NCSA Student Spotlight: Miguel Holgado

    For our latest Student Spotlight, we caught up with Miguel Holgado, a graduate student and member of NCSA’s Gravity Group, who studies compact-object mergers and the gravitational waves that arise out of them. Read more

    released on 09.05.18

  12. NCSA Faculty Fellow part of $25 million software institute to enable discoveries in high-energy phys

    NCSA Faculty Fellow part of $25 million software institute to enable discoveries in high-energy physics

    A team will research new approaches and systems for data analysis and innovative algorithms that apply machine learning and other approaches to accelerate computation on modern computing architectures. Read more

    released on 09.04.18

  13. NCSA hosting 2018 Data Science Day September 27

    NCSA hosting 2018 Data Science Day September 27

    Illinois Data Science Initiative (iDSI) promoting data science across the University of Illinois Read more

    released on 08.29.18

  14. Blue Waters professor Kaiyu Guan receives AGU Early Career Award

    Blue Waters professor Kaiyu Guan receives AGU Early Career Award

    Kaiyu Guan, a NCSA Blue Waters professor at the University of Illinois, has been recognized by the American Geophysical Union for his work to combine supercomputers and satellite with agriculture and environmental sustainability. Read more

    released on 08.10.18

  15. NCSA Brown Dog project wins Best Technical Paper at PEARC18

    NCSA Brown Dog project wins Best Technical Paper at PEARC18

    NCSA's Brown Dog project received the Best Technical Paper award at July's PEARC conference in Pittsburgh. Read more

    released on 08.07.18