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. International coalition aims to enable climate simulation at extreme scale

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    released on 05.16.11

  2. Supercomputing for Science and Competitiveness

    NCSA Director Thom Dunning was among the experts who participated in a March briefing on the benefits of more powerful supercomputers and the hurdles that must be overcome to reach exascale performance. Video and slides from the briefing are now available online. Read more

    released on 04.29.11

  3. Going somewhere

    NCSA turned 25 in January. Bob Wilhelmson was at NCSA from the very beginning. Read more

    released on 04.28.11

  4. The “most powerful computer in the world”

    NCSA Director Thom Dunning speaks about the Tianhe-1A supercomputer. Read more

    released on 04.28.11

  5. Free radicals—Get them before they get you!

    Researchers from Long Island University use NCSA's Abe to provide a valuable clue in the hunt for more effective antioxidants. Read more

    released on 04.28.11

  6. User reflections: Michael Norman

    Preparations for observing NCSA's 25th anniversary this year revealed several users who computed at NCSA in 1986 who are still active users today. We invited them to share their thoughts on advances in high-performance computing. Read more

    released on 04.28.11

  7. Behind the scenes of NCSA—Mission: security

    Though they're not quite as clandestine as an impossible missions force, the work of NCSA's Security Operations team is just as vital and nearly as challenging. Read more

    released on 04.28.11

  8. Medium action

    University of Colorado researchers study the chemistry of the interstellar medium with the help of NCSA's Abe. Read more

    released on 04.28.11

  9. A tremendous return

    An expert in building reliable computing systems, Ravi Iyer is the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Vice Chancellor for Research. NCSA's J. William Bell talked to Iyer recently about the Blue Waters sustained-petascale supercomputer and the role of large projects like Blue Waters and interdisciplinary centers like NCSA at the University. Read more

    released on 04.28.11

  10. Contrail clouds

    The climate research community suspects that aviation impacts global climate by changing cloud cover, but the extent of this effect is very uncertain. That's the focus of a Stanford University project led by Mark Jacobson and Sanjiva Lele. Their team, including PhD candidate Alexander Naiman, is studying the impact of commercial aviation on climate. Read more

    released on 04.28.11

  11. ‘People’s lives are affected’

    The Blue Waters sustained-petascale supercomputer will help researchers figure out ways to blunt climate change and develop local strategies for living with the changes that do occur. Read more

    released on 04.28.11

  12. EcoG cluster aiding high-energy physics research

    The "green" cluster built by U of I students is now speeding up real science. Read more

    released on 04.20.11

  13. Indiana, Illinois launch HathiTrust Research Center for computational access to archives

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    released on 04.19.11

  14. NCSA Director Dunning receives ACS Award

    NCSA Director Thom Dunning received the ACS Award for Computers in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research last month at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Since 1984, this award has annually recognized outstanding individual achievement for the use of computers in education, product development, or research in the chemical and biological sciences. Read more

    released on 04.15.11

  15. Edee Wiziecki honored for outstanding contributions to education in Illinois

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    released on 03.29.11