Do the wave NSF awards $1.5 million to NCSA team to create science documentaries Careers at NCSA Centralizing national flood data can help reduce loss of life and property NCSA creates video tutorials on cybersecurity and incident response Visualization / Senior Visualization Programmers NSF awards $2 million to NCSA to support global collaboration NSF awards $1.5 million to Illinois-led team for achieving scalable spatial data synthesis Streamlining simulation A bridge between GridFTP and HPSS New capabilities make data on Blue Waters shareable and movable XSEDE15: Call for Participation NCSA helps make wealth of Great Lakes environmental data available eDream awards first Fiddler Innovation Fellowship Technical Program Manager 18 general, 9 exploratory allocations on Blue Waters awarded to Illinois researchers HPCwire honors Kevin Franklin for contributions to workforce diversity NCSA’s Private Sector Program Receives 3 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards Blue Waters enables detailed simulation of EF5 tornado NCSA Private Sector Program scales Fluent to 36,000 cores on Blue Waters Coding Illini claim championship title at SC14 NSF calls for proposals for ebola research NCSA intern presents research at Mayo Clinic NCSA-CompGen Graduate Fellowships available Spring 2015 Research Programmer Application now open for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships Small birds, big science (Cloud + super) computing = results Vast digital realm More livable cities Many problems, many objectives CADENS CADENS NCSA Faculty Fellow studies Hurricane Sandy’s impact on NYC traffic Blue Waters project to offer online course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme-Scale System Engineer Fostering geospatial discovery and innovation through a national CyberGIS facility NCSA @ SC14 26 Illinois undergrads selected for internships with NCSA 4 faculty selected for Blue Waters Professorships Post-doctoral Research Associate NCSA, ICHASS to aid Text Mining the Novel project Associate Project Manager Mapping atoms NCSA’s Jongeneel to play key role in NIH-funded Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing NCSA is part of Illinois team developing data infrastructure NSF spotlights NCSA Brown Dog Storage Engineer NCSA celebrates big computing, big data with Petascale Day InfoWorld names Bro one of the year’s top open-source security tools Foundation selects Matt Turk as Moore Investigator in Data-Driven Discovery Gropp awarded SIAM/ACM prize for PETSc work NSF awards time on Blue Waters to seven new projects Great Lakes Consortium calls for Blue Waters proposals P&G’s Tom Lange to kick off Career Pathways Lecture Series Illinois alumni to speak on entrepreneurship NCSA’s Kramer joins Computer Science as research professor Hadoop Cluster OpenStack Cloud Colloquia Series Events Research NCSA Director Ed Seidel NSF supports project to integrate long-tail data and models Levy offers insights about visualization in Kavli roundtable 13 new projects will promote cyberGIS education Dark Energy Survey enters second year Time pressure increases patent chances for inventions ‘on the margin’ Private Sector Program benchmarks Sandy Bridge vs. Ivy Bridge processors Innovative Systems Laboratory Dark Sky Simulations released via new coLaboratory tool Turk works with Google Research, IPython/Jupyter team on tool to make data collaboration easier Large Synoptic Survey Telescope gets green light for construction Illinois applications to use Blue Waters are due by Sept. 15 Students invited to learn about NCSA internships on Aug. 28 Illinois, INRIA issue report on resiliency challenge NCSA to host OpenACC workshop on Aug. 5 Staff Early bird discount for Linux Clusters Institute Workshop ends July 20! Virtual Lab for Advanced Design XSEDE14 Four additional students named Blue Waters Graduate Fellows Blue Waters project to offer graduate course on visualization in Spring 2015 XSEDE and Blue Waters go supernova 9 Illinois researchers selected for NCSA Fellowships National Data Service kickoff 21 undergraduate students selected for Blue Waters Student Internship Program Registration now open for Virtual School visualization workshop LS-DYNA scaling work garners HPC Innovation Excellence Award Registration now open for Linux Clusters Institute Workshop on HPC fundamentals Registration now open for Conference on CyberGIS and Geodesign Blue Waters gives students a boost in ‘America’s Cup of Rocket Science’ Materials Data Facility launched in support of Materials Genome Initiative Breakthrough simulation: A supercell producing a long-track EF5 tornado HPC Matters! (2) Minsker collaborates with NCSA on green design project Browse awardees Get Updates Alabama researchers use Blue Waters to study solar winds XSEDE14 speakers finalized, schedule available | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

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  1. XSEDE13: Call for Participation

    The conference will be July 22-25 in San Diego. Read more

    released on 11.06.12

  2. Top problems with the TOP500

    Top problems with the TOP500

    Bill Kramer, Deputy Project Director for Blue Waters, discusses some of the drawbacks to using Linpack alone to determine the TOP500 list. Read more

    released on 11.01.12

  3. Department of Homeland Security funds project to improve software security

    NCSA's Jim Basney will lead the identity and access management component. Read more

    released on 11.01.12

  4. A minute with… Thom Dunning, director of NCSA

    Dunning talks about computing and data at the supercomputer scale and how the Blue Waters facility is advancing research at the U. of I. Read more

    released on 10.15.12

  5. New NSF-funded project fills the cybersecurity gap for science

    The Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure is supported by a three-year, $4.297 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Read more

    released on 10.09.12

  6. Harmonic convergence

    The NCSA building is a hotbed for innovation in the application of advanced computing technologies. In addition to being the home of NCSA, it's also the headquarters for the Institute for Advanced Computing Applications and Technologies, the Illinois Informatics Institute, eDream, and the Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Read more

    released on 10.07.12

  7. T. rex on your desk!

    NCSA's Alan Craig describes how augmented reality brings a new dimension to information. Read more

    released on 10.07.12

  8. Jerry Fiddler to give talk on innovation at NCSA SPIN

    The Illinois alumnus and technology entrepreneur will share his thoughts on innovation and education. Read more

    released on 10.05.12

  9. Giles details study on challenges in industry use of HPC

    HPCwire talks to the leader of NCSA's Private Sector Program about a recent study to see whether improvements in the science inside applications and other factors could help industrial HPC users. Read more

    released on 10.03.12

  10. Dunning to retire as NCSA director in 2013

    After nearly eight years at the helm of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Thom H. Dunning Jr. has announced that he will retire as the center's director in 2013. Read more

    released on 09.28.12

  11. Making history

    Early results indicate Blue Waters will live up to expectations. Read more

    released on 09.24.12

  12. Inside Illinois profiles NCSA computer operations manager Mike Pingleton

    Read more

    released on 09.20.12

  13. NCSA joins in planning for Water Science Software Institute

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    released on 09.19.12

  14. World’s most powerful digital camera records first images in hunt for dark energy

    The Dark Energy Camera, the most powerful sky-mapping machine ever created, has for the first time captured and recorded ancient starlight that may hold the answer to one of the biggest mysteries in physics—why the expansion of the universe is speeding up. Scientists in the international Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration will use this camera to undertake the largest galaxy survey ever attempted, and the massive amounts of data will be processed and stored at NCSA. Read more

    released on 09.17.12

  15. “Bioinformatics Challenge” relies on NCSA brains and brawn

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    released on 09.14.12