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. Parallel Tools Platform user group meeting to be held during SC11

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    released on 10.13.11

  2. NCSA’s Jim Barlow to give talk on ‘Tracking a Hacker’

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    released on 10.05.11

  3. NCSA awarded $7.7 million for Dark Energy Survey data management

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    released on 10.05.11

  4. NCSA, Indiana University co-sponsoring security workshop

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    released on 10.05.11

  5. 153 teraflop Forge supercomputer now available at NCSA

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    released on 09.15.11

  6. ‘Things you couldn’t do otherwise’

    John Thaler talked to J. William Bell about the relationships between physics and astronomy, between NCSA and other parts of the University, and the importance of both. Read more

    released on 09.09.11

  7. The eye of the storm

    What does a monster hurricane look like as it develops? NCSA's Advanced Visualization Laboratory (AVL) will show you. Read more

    released on 09.09.11

  8. Eight is not enough

    A team of Illinois chemists discovers that a previously unknown type of bond is responsible for the stability of molecules with more bonds than the Octet Rule predicts. Read more

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  9. Drug delivery

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago rely on NCSA resources to develop nanocarriers that deliver drugs right to the affected area. Read more

    released on 09.09.11

  10. Trying new things

    Exploring new technologies and dreaming up ways to apply them characterize NCSA. Expanding capabilities extends to staff like Melanie Loots as well. Read more

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  11. User reflections: John Hawley

    A chat with NCSA researcher John Hawley. Read more

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  12. Behind the scenes of NCSA: Data aces

    The Storage Enabling Technologies group of Jason Alt, Michelle Butler, Jim Glasgow, Chad Kerner, Andy Loftus, and Alex Parga are responsible for reliably storing the data of NCSA's supercomputer users. Read more

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  13. Illinois scientific visualization team helps show impact of 'The Great Flood' for premiere at ELLNORA

    Grammy Award-winning guitarist and composer Bill Frisell and Obie-winning experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison premiered "The Great Flood," a 75-minute multimedia work of original music and film inspired by the 1927 Mississippi River floods, at ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival at the University of Illinois' Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Read more

    released on 09.06.11

  14. Illinois scientific visualization team helps show impact of 'The Great Flood' for premiere at ELLNORA

    Members of the Illinois Emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media Institute and the Advanced Visualization Laboratory at NCSA collaborated with filmmaker Bill Morrison on the film "The Great Flood," creating data-driven visualizations of the Mississippi River Valley showing the extent of the destructive floodwaters. Read more

    released on 09.06.11

  15. A project designed to evolve

    PI and Project Director of the XSEDE project John Towns reflects on the myriad activities that have gone on in starting up the project. Read more

    released on 09.06.11