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  1. Two NCSA groups to participate in Google’s Summer of Code

    Two NCSA groups to participate in Google’s Summer of Code

    Seven researchers from NCSA will serve as mentors through Google's Summer of Code program, which offers hands-on experience in open-source projects. Read more

    released on 04.03.18

  2. NCSA’s Donna Cox wins 2018 Innovation Transfer Award

    NCSA’s Donna Cox wins 2018 Innovation Transfer Award

    This award, presented by the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, the University of Illinois, Parkland College and other community sponsors, is given to a University of Illinois researcher "whose research has resulted in either a discovery or a work with the potential for significant societal impact." Read more

    released on 03.30.18

  3. Deadly handshake: Blue Waters reveals how staph bacteria cling to human cells

    Deadly handshake: Blue Waters reveals how staph bacteria cling to human cells

    Combining experimental and computational approaches, Rafael Bernardi and the late Klaus Schulten from the Beckman Institute teamed up with Lukas Milles and Hermann Gaub from the LMU Physics Department to decipher the mechanism responsible for staph adhesion. Read more

    released on 03.29.18

  4. Deadline extended: Spring 2018 Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

    Deadline extended: Spring 2018 Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

    The deadline for University of Illinois researchers seeking allocations on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer has been extended until March 22nd Read more

    released on 03.16.18

  5. 2018 Engineering Open House at NCSA highlights research and innovation

    2018 Engineering Open House at NCSA highlights research and innovation

    Come visit us to see innovative research from students, faculty and NCSA researchers as well as a behind-the-scenes look at NCSA’s supercomputers. Read more

    released on 03.06.18

  6. NCSA-supported Ph.D. candidate successfully defends Ph.D. thesis

    NCSA-supported Ph.D. candidate successfully defends Ph.D. thesis

    NCSA student researcher Ankit Rai, a Ph.D. candidate in Informatics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has just successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. Read more

    released on 03.05.18

  7. NCSA Assistant Director Dan Katz named BSSw Fellow

    NCSA Assistant Director Dan Katz named BSSw Fellow

    Katz received $10,000 to explore the sustainability of scientific software. Read more

    released on 02.22.18

  8. Powerful supercomputer unlocks possibilities for tinier devices and affordable DNA sequencing

    Powerful supercomputer unlocks possibilities for tinier devices and affordable DNA sequencing

    Professor Jerry Bernholc of North Carolina State University is utilizing the Blue Waters supercomputer to explore graphene's applications, including its use in nanoscale electronics and electrical DNA sequencing. Read more

    released on 02.19.18

  9. NCSA researchers create one of the most reliable tools for long-term crop prediction in the U.S. Cor

    NCSA researchers create one of the most reliable tools for long-term crop prediction in the U.S. Corn Belt

    Blue Waters Professor Kaiyu Guan and NCSA postdoc fellow Bin Peng implemented and evaluated a new maize growth model. Read more

    released on 02.14.18

  10. NCSA announces Spring 2018 call for Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

    NCSA announces Spring 2018 call for Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

    Applications are now open for University of Illinois researchers seeking allocations on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer Read more

    released on 02.13.18

  11. NCSA allocates over $2.4 million in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers

    NCSA allocates over $2.4 million in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers

    Fifteen researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded allocations on the Blue Waters supercomputer, totaling 582,000 node-hours. Read more

    released on 02.12.18

  12. NCSA intern accepts opportunity through Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program

    NCSA intern accepts opportunity through Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program

    Sol Robinson, an NCSA intern with the Blue Waters project who graduated this past December, has just landed a software engineering position with Microsoft's Xbox team. Read more

    released on 02.12.18

  13. NCSA intern receives highest honor from Illinois College of Engineering

    NCSA intern receives highest honor from Illinois College of Engineering

    NCSA intern Daniel Johnson has just been named a Knight of St. Patrick, one of the highest honors one can receive from the College of Engineering at Illinois. Read more

    released on 02.08.18

  14. New Broadening Participation Allocations now available on Blue Waters supercomputer—apply by March 1

    New Broadening Participation Allocations now available on Blue Waters supercomputer—apply by March 15, 2018

    This new category is open to faculty and research staff at U.S. academic institutions who have not previously been a PI on a research allocation on the Blue Waters system. Read more

    released on 02.07.18

  15. Scientists use Blue Waters to understand epilepsy

    Scientists use Blue Waters to understand epilepsy

    Stanford University lab uses Blue Waters supercomputer to study epilepsy. Read more

    released on 02.02.18