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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. After the storm: Simulating and visualizing extreme weather with XSEDE

    After the storm: Simulating and visualizing extreme weather with XSEDE

    Stormy weather is perfect for hot tea, warm clothes, and cool science. Read more

    released on 01.30.18

  6. Scientists pioneer use of deep learning for real-time gravitational wave discovery

    Scientists pioneer use of deep learning for real-time gravitational wave discovery

    This new approach will enable astronomers to study gravitational waves using minimal computational resources, reducing time to discovery and increasing the scientific reach of gravitational wave astrophysics. Read more

    released on 01.25.18

  7. Improve your HPC skills through the Blue Waters Webinars

    Improve your HPC skills through the Blue Waters Webinars

    The free NCSA Blue Waters Webinars are designed to increase high performance computing knowledge and skills among the research community. Read more

    released on 01.22.18

  8. U of I researcher recognized with ACM Fellowship for contributions to parallel programming

    U of I researcher recognized with ACM Fellowship for contributions to parallel programming

    NCSA Faculty Affiliate Laxmikant "Sanjay" Kale was named to the the 2017 class of fellows from the Association for Computing Machinery. Read more

    released on 01.22.18

  9. LCI workshops registration open

    LCI workshops registration open

    The Linux Cluster Institute is hosting two workshops to help Linux system administrators in HPC. One will be at the University of Nebraska, May 14-18, the other at Yale University, August 13-17. Read more

    released on 01.16.18

  10. Dark Energy Survey data processed by NCSA now available to scientists everywhere

    Dark Energy Survey data processed by NCSA now available to scientists everywhere

    Data collection and processing infrastructure enables exploration of 400 million astronomical objects. Read more

    released on 01.10.18

  11. 2018-2019 NCSA Faculty Fellowship application now available

    2018-2019 NCSA Faculty Fellowship application now available

    This competitive fellowship program provides a unique opportunity for faculty and researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by offering seed funding for startup collaborative research projects. Read more

    released on 01.10.18

  12. NCSA’s 2017 Year in Review

    NCSA’s 2017 Year in Review

    For NCSA, 2017 was so much more than just 365 days. Read more

    released on 12.22.17

  13. NCSA Faculty Fellow makes breakthrough in protein prediction using deep learning

    NCSA Faculty Fellow makes breakthrough in protein prediction using deep learning

    Researchers have discovered a major breakthrough in protein structure predictions using deep learning data processed by NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 12.20.17

  14. Blue Waters supercomputer processes new data for NASA’s Terra satellite

    Blue Waters supercomputer processes new data for NASA’s Terra satellite

    "Blue Waters is one of the only computers that can process that data on such a large scale in a timeframe suitable for scientists to interact and ask questions of the data." Read more

    released on 12.19.17

  15. Heat from below Pacific Ocean fuels Yellowstone, study finds

    Heat from below Pacific Ocean fuels Yellowstone, study finds

    University of Illinois geologists have rewound and played back a portion of its geologic history, finding that Yellowstone volcanism is far more complex and dynamic than previously thought. Read more

    released on 12.18.17