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  1. Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Erin Teich

    The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish. Read more

    released on 09.22.16

  2. NASA Career Award winner uses Blue Waters supercomputer to mine crop yield data

    NASA Career Award winner uses Blue Waters supercomputer to mine crop yield data

    A faculty member at the University of Illinois is using the Blue Waters supercomputer on campus to gain new insights into crop yields through satellite data. Read more

    released on 09.21.16

  3. Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Iryna Butsky

    The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish. Read more

    released on 09.19.16

  4. Profiles Series: Six Questions for the 2016 NCSA Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Profiles Series: Six Questions for the 2016 NCSA Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Follow throughout this series as we individually highlight the 2016 Blue Waters Graduate Fellows to learn more about their research. Read more

    released on 09.19.16

  5. GODAN Summit: Can supercomputers and visualization help solve the global food crisis?

    GODAN Summit: Can supercomputers and visualization help solve the global food crisis?

    NCSA and University of Illinois researchers to present solutions at GODAN Summit in NYC. Read more

    released on 09.15.16

  6. Blue Waters supercomputer used to develop a standard for partisan gerrymandering, generates 800 mill

    Blue Waters supercomputer used to develop a standard for partisan gerrymandering, generates 800 million maps

    Blue Waters supercomputer continues to make significant discoveries in the social sciences as its computational power has enabled a new approach for identifying partisan gerrymandering. Read more

    released on 09.14.16

  7. Larry Smarr to present ‘50 Years of Supercomputing: From Colliding Black Holes to Dynamic Microbiome

    Larry Smarr to present '50 Years of Supercomputing: From Colliding Black Holes to Dynamic Microbiomes to the Exascale'

    Supercomputing icon's talk to stream live from NCSA's 30th Anniversary. Read more

    released on 09.14.16

  8. Using Blue Waters supercomputer to better understand Ebola transmission

    Using Blue Waters supercomputer to better understand Ebola transmission

    Florida State University researcher Ashok Srinivasan and his team are using the Blue Waters supercomputer at NCSA to create better airport procedures to reduce the risk of Ebola transmission in air travel. Read more

    released on 09.13.16

  9. Donna Cox to deliver ‘The Unofficial History of Visualization’

    Donna Cox to deliver ‘The Unofficial History of Visualization’

    Scientific visualization leader's talk to stream live from NCSA's 30th Anniversary. Read more

    released on 09.13.16

  10. Blue Waters supercomputer used to create 3D elevation models for White House Arctic initiative

    Blue Waters supercomputer used to create 3D elevation models for White House Arctic initiative

    ArticDEM project uses world’s fastest academic supercomputer to create newly-released DEMs of Alaska. Read more

    released on 09.01.16

  11. Something’s going on in the arctic

    Something’s going on in the arctic

    Arctic maps created using NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer are helping researchers understand the changing landscape of some of the most remote places on Earth. Read more

    released on 09.01.16

  12. NCSA hosting Q&A session about Blue Waters Illinois allocations due September 15

    NCSA hosting Q&A session about Blue Waters Illinois allocations due September 15

    NCSA will host a question-and-answer session on September 8, 1-2 p.m. to allow Illinois researchers and scientists to ask Blue Waters experts about allocation proposals, which are due by September 15. Read more

    released on 09.01.16

  13. NCSA data management technology leveraged in NSF-funded data project SEAD 2.0

    NCSA data management technology leveraged in NSF-funded data project SEAD 2.0

    SEAD 2.0 is available for researchers to manage, share, and collaborate around scientific data, and, when they’re ready, effortlessly publish and preserve data in long-term repositories. Read more

    released on 08.31.16

  14. NCSA to lead $110 million NSF project to expand nation’s cyberinfrastructure ecosystem

    NCSA to lead $110 million NSF project to expand nation’s cyberinfrastructure ecosystem

    NSF awards $110 million to XSEDE 2.0, a virtual organization that provides services and support for advanced computational and data-enabled research at the forefront of science and engineering. Read more

    released on 08.23.16

  15. NCSA partnering with 2016 Pygmalion Festival

    NCSA partnering with 2016 Pygmalion Festival

    Originally a music festival, the festival now includes a growing tech component—featuring speakers and panels in all subjects—food, literature, and made festivals. Read more

    released on 08.18.16