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  1. Blue Waters places Illinois at the heart of big data universe

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    released on 11.25.13

  2. Coding Illini defeat Team Ohio at SC13!

    A team composed of NCSA staff and University of Illinois computer science graduate students defeated Team Ohio in round one of the first ever Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at the SC13 conference in Denver. Read more

    released on 11.20.13

  3. Simulating Sandy

    Simulating Sandy

    Using Blue Waters, a team of researchers from NCSA, NCAR and Cray simulated the evolution of Hurricane Sandy as it approached and made landfall. The simulation used a previously unsurpassed ~4 billion computation grid points. Read more

    released on 11.20.13

  4. Dunning speaks on role of HPC in education

    NCSA director Thom Dunning gave an invited talk at SC13 on how computational simulation can revolutionize education. Read more

    released on 11.20.13

  5. NCSA Receives Honors in 2013 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

    NCSA received the HPCwire Editors’ Choice Award for Best Use of HPC in Life Sciences for the use of the Blue Waters supercomputer to achieve a significant breakthrough in the understanding of HIV. Read more

    released on 11.18.13

  6. NCSA team gets $10.5 million grant to develop software for un-curated data

    A team at NCSA has been awarded more than $10 million over the next five years from the National Science Foundation to develop software to manage and make sense of vast amounts of digital scientific data. Read more

    released on 11.14.13

  7. Applications now being accepted for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships

    Applications now being accepted for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships

    The fellowship is designed to support PhD students who are engaged in a program of study and research that is directly relevant to the use of the Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 11.11.13

  8. NCSA launches new responsive website

    NCSA has relaunched its website using the latest responsive design techniques to ensure that the site’s content is optimized for every screen, from desktop to tablet to smartphone. Read more

    released on 11.11.13

  9. Share best practices for campus research computing at January workshop

    Professionals involved in operating and supporting campus shared research computing infrastructure are invited to participate in a best practices workshop on Advancing Research Computing on Campuses, Jan. 16-17, 2014, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Read more

    released on 11.11.13

  10. NCSA at SC13

    NCSA at SC13

    Visit booth #1122 at SC13 to learn more about the Blue Waters supercomputer, our collaborations with industry, NCSA's data management and analysis expertise, and more. Read more

    released on 11.08.13

  11. Blue Waters, XSEDE sign collaborative agreement

    The Blue Waters petascale computing project at NCSA and the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) have signed a collaborative agreement, bringing together the National Science Foundation's two largest cyberinfrastructure projects. Read more

    released on 11.04.13

  12. Nominations now being accepted for Blue Waters Professorships

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    released on 11.01.13

  13. NCSA to host OpenACC programming workshop

    NCSA, XSEDE and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center will present a free workshop on OpenACC GPU programming on Nov. 5. The workshop will include a hands-on component using NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 10.31.13

  14. 20 Illinois undergrads selected for internships with NCSA

    Fifteen Illinois undergraduates have been selected for Students Pushing Innovation (SPIN) internships at NCSA, while five will continue projects they began last year Read more

    released on 10.22.13

  15. Wind wake

    Wind wake

    Charles Meneveau from John Hopkins University is using XSEDE resources to conduct large eddy simulations of large wind-parks. Read more

    released on 10.16.13