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  1. Bill Gropp named Illinois’ first Siebel Chair in Computer Science

    Computer science professor William Gropp has been appointed the Thomas M. Siebel Chair in computer science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, one of only two such chairs in the United States. The chair is the result of a $2 million gift from the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation. Read more

    released on 02.13.13

  2. Great Lakes Monitoring makes data easier to access

    Great Lakes Monitoring makes data easier to access

    The GLM GeoDashboard is a new data-aggregating web application created at NCSA to keep an eye on the 94,000 square miles of water with free, easily accessible data. Read more

    released on 02.08.13

  3. University of Illinois, NCSA planning llinois Manufacturing Lab

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    released on 02.06.13

  4. Applications due March 18 for International Summer School on HPC Challenges

    Training available for students in U.S., Europe, and Japan at International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences Read more

    released on 02.04.13

  5. Virus unmasked

    Virus unmasked

    Blue Waters enables a U.S./China collaboration to identify a key structure of a virus that causes a fatal disease in rabbits. Read more

    released on 02.01.13

  6. 4 applications sustain 1 petaflop on BlueWaters

    Four large-scale science applications (VPIC, PPM, QMCPACK and SPECFEM3DGLOBE) have sustained performance of 1 petaflop or more on the Blue Waters supercomputer, and the Weather Research & Forecasting (WRF) run on Blue Waters is the largest WRF simulation ever documented. Read more

    released on 01.29.13

  7. Illinois researchers invited to apply to use Blue Waters

    Allocations proposals are due February 15. Read more

    released on 01.25.13

  8. Bill Kramer and Bill Gropp are among people to watch in 2013 according to HPCwire

    Bill Kramer and Bill Gropp are among people to watch in 2013 according to HPCwire

    Bill Kramer, deputy project director for Blue Waters, and Bill Gropp, Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor of Computer Science and chief applications architect for Blue Waters, have been named two of the top 12 people to watch in 2013 by HPCwire. Read more

    released on 01.25.13

  9. NCSA selects Illinois students for spring 2013 research fellowships

    Ten University of Illinois students have been selected for spring semester research fellowships at NCSA. Read more

    released on 01.15.13

  10. Illinois students begin SPIN fellowships

    Illinois undergraduate students are embarking on semester-long fellowships at NCSA; they will be mentored by NCSA staff as they tackle projects in computer vision, data analysis, debugger development, and more. Read more

    released on 01.15.13

  11. Dow launches Innovation Center, partners with NCSA

    This partnership will enable Dow to leverage the center’s expertise and knowledge of best practices in high-performance modeling and simulation. Read more

    released on 01.14.13

  12. Terascala joins NCSA Private Sector Program

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    released on 12.12.12

  13. Illinois faculty/staff invited to apply for fellowships

    Program provides seed funding for developing long-term research collaborations with NCSA. Read more

    released on 12.11.12

  14. John Melchi named NCSA deputy executive director

    This new leadership position combines center-wide operational management duties with responsibilities for strategic planning, management system development, organization planning, and financial planning. Read more

    released on 12.05.12

  15. Illinois College of Engineering seeking Blue Waters Professors

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    released on 11.29.12