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  1. Blue Waters instrumental in recent computational development

    Blue Waters instrumental in recent computational development

    Adjunct professor and technical program manager Seid Koric was part of the team that successfully and efficiently solved a large finite element problem. Read more

    released on 03.16.16

  2. Better understanding of voltage-gated-like ion channels may spark improvements in general anesthesia

    Better understanding of voltage-gated-like ion channels may spark improvements in general anesthesia

    Researchers work to understand voltage-gated-like ion channels and how they are affected by anesthetics. Read more

    released on 03.16.16

  3. DES data from NCSA featured in art show

    DES data from NCSA featured in art show

    Gigabytes of data collected from the Dark Energy Survey camera and processed at NCSA are featured in the art show "Art of Darkness" Read more

    released on 03.11.16

  4. PEcAn 1.4.5 released

    Latest version of the Predictive Ecosystem Analyzer is now available. Read more

    released on 03.11.16

  5. Gravitational Waves: An Illinois Connection

    Gravitational Waves: An Illinois Connection

    Research at Illinois help lay the groundwork to find gravitational waves. Read more

    released on 03.11.16

  6. NCSA turns 30!

    NCSA turns 30!

    The future started here when NCSA opened its doors 30 years ago to provide American researchers access to academic supercomputing. Read more

    released on 03.10.16

  7. Come see Blue Waters

    Come see Blue Waters

    On Saturday, March 12, NCSA will be holding an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Petascale Computing Facility, 1725 S. Oak, Champaign, to showcase the Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 03.07.16

  8. Blue Waters researchers visualize how HIV defeats a cellular defender

    Blue Waters researchers visualize how HIV defeats a cellular defender

    A new study offers the first atomic-scale view of an interaction between the HIV capsid—the protein coat that shepherds HIV into the nucleus of human cells -- and a host protein known as cyclophilin A. A paper describing the research appears in the journal Nature Communications. Read more

    released on 03.04.16

  9. Massive data analysis helps uncover black women’s experiences

    Massive data analysis helps uncover black women’s experiences

    Ruby Mendenhall, an associate professor of sociology, African American studies and urban and regional planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is leading a collaboration that hopes to harness the power of high-performance computing to find and understand the historical experiences of black women from history. Read more

    released on 02.25.16

  10. NCSA faculty affiliate wins Sloan fellowship

    NCSA faculty affiliate wins Sloan fellowship

    These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in the United States and Canada in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. Read more

    released on 02.23.16

  11. Blue Waters, XSEDE help solve Yellowstone supervolcano mystery

    Blue Waters, XSEDE help solve Yellowstone supervolcano mystery

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign geology assistant professor Lijun Liu investigated the formation of Yellowstone volcanism using supercomputers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center and NCSA. Read more

    released on 02.19.16

  12. Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

    Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

    LIGO opens a new window on the universe with observation of gravitational waves from colliding black holes. Read more

    released on 02.11.16

  13. Blue Waters supercomputer seeking allocation requests from Illinois researchers

    Blue Waters supercomputer seeking allocation requests from Illinois researchers

    Illinois faculty and staff may request time on Blue Waters before the due date of March 15. Read more

    released on 02.04.16

  14. NCSA awarded grant to examine effective practices in industrial HPC

    NCSA awarded grant to examine effective practices in industrial HPC

    As a result of the National Science Computing Initiative, NCSA’s director of industry Merle Giles is the principle investigator on a project to evaluate and share best practices in HPC center-industry partnerships. Read more

    released on 01.29.16

  15. Twenty-four hours, 4 awards: NCSA’s CyberSecurity team awarded grants from NSF for attack detection

    Twenty-four hours, 4 awards: NCSA’s CyberSecurity team awarded grants from NSF for attack detection tools, enhancing security

    Grants from the National Science Foundation will fund research and development for "Attack Tagger," enhancing security for “Science DMZ,” as well as continuing work on CILogon 2.0 and Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure. Read more

    released on 01.21.16