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  1. Intel’s Curley and NVIDIA’s Parker to speak at Extreme Scaling Workshop

    Joe Curley from Intel and Steven Parker from NVIDIA will be the invited speakers at this year’s Extreme Scaling Workshop, Aug. 15-16 in Boulder, Colorado. They will provide perspectives as industry leaders in heterogeneous computing. Read more

    released on 08.06.13

  2. Illinois students invited to open house

    NCSA is looking for highly motivated, creative Illinois undergraduate students for to tackle challenging projects through hands-on research fellowships during the 2013-2014 academic year. Read more

    released on 08.05.13

  3. Blue Waters supercomputer upgraded to 13 petaflops

    NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer is being upgraded with 12 additional Cray XK racks, each with 96 nodes. This boosts the system's peak performance to over 13 petaflops. Read more

    released on 07.30.13

  4. NCSA names new director

    NCSA names new director

    H. Edward Seidel, the senior vice president of research and innovation at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology in Moscow, has been named the director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, pending approval of the U. of I. Board of Trustees. Read more

    released on 07.22.13

  5. Modeling Mother Nature

    Modeling Mother Nature

    Leigh Orf of Central Michigan University, NCSA's Robert Wilhelmson, and Eric Savory of the University of Western Ontario are utilizing an idealized cloud model designed specifically for massively parallel architectures to model storms and hoping that advances in supercomputing power will bring them closer to answers. Read more

    released on 07.09.13

  6. Drawing numbers

    Drawing numbers

    Access' Barbara Jewett visits with Dave Semeraro, leader of NCSA's Advanced Digital Services visualization team, to learn how his team enables research. Read more

    released on 07.09.13

  7. So much detail

    So much detail

    The power of Blue Waters is revolutionizing the field of space physics. Read more

    released on 07.09.13

  8. Exploring risky ideas

    Exploring risky ideas

    NCSA's pilot program SPIN (Students Pushing INnovation) concluded in May with seven of the undergraduate students presenting the results of their semester-long fellowships. Read more

    released on 07.09.13

  9. Flowing

    Flowing

    Antonino Ferrante of the University of Washington is working to better understand the complex physical processes involved in the spray combustion of liquid fuels. Read more

    released on 07.09.13

  10. Registration now open for Extreme Scaling Workshop

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    released on 06.24.13

  11. NCSA by the numbers

    NCSA by the numbers

    Whether the category is staff, grants, or supercomputing power, numbers tell the story of NCSA's scope and impact. See how NCSA breaks down by the numbers. Read more

    released on 06.24.13

  12. NCSA to host two summer school courses for graduate students

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    released on 06.23.13

  13. 22 Illinois projects receive time on Blue Waters

    Blue Waters will assist researchers in their work on understanding DNA, developing biofuels, simulating climate, and more. Read more

    released on 06.11.13

  14. NCSA to host Bro Exchange 2013

    Announcing Bro Exchange 2013 and requesting talks Read more

    released on 06.06.13

  15. XSEDE launches effort to tackle industry challenges

    XSEDE Industry Challenge Program establishes a new model for collaborative research between industry and academia. Read more

    released on 05.30.13