Do the wave 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 NSF awards $1.5 million to NCSA team to create science documentaries 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. Quantum mechanics reveals new details of deep earth

    Scientists use NCSA and other TeraGrid resources to reveal that the most common mineral on Earth is relatively uncommon deep within the planet. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  2. Getting the rabbit in the hat

    Tulane University researchers investigate how tiny units of genetic material fold into long fibers—and impact some of our bodies' most fundamental processes. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  3. A workhorse retires

    After providing millions of compute hours over six and one half years of faithful service, NCSA's Mercury cluster retired at the end of March. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  4. Inspiring minds

    "Having access to NCSA kept my projects alive!" Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  5. Ahead of the curve

    INDICATOR is an open-source biosurveillance program that analyzes data of local reported illnesses and school absences to detect unusual numbers. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  6. A better understanding

    A better understanding

    Building the world's fastest computer for open research also requires developing the applications that will allow researchers to do their science on the machine. Bill Gropp, the chief applications architect for Blue Waters, tells Access' Barbara Jewett what that work involves and how it feeds into the future of high-performance computing. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  7. TeraGrid resources help Harvard team gain insights into deafness

    Little is known about the protein molecules involved in touch and auditory function. Now, a team from Harvard University has resolved the atomic-level structure of a protein essential for sound perception using TeraGrid supercomputers.. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  8. NCSA to participate in effort to integrate human, animal and environmental health

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    released on 09.13.10

  9. NCSA, PSC to develop software to help people use advanced networks

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    released on 09.09.10

  10. Joint laboratory focuses on petascale

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and INRIA, the French national computer science institute, formed the Joint Laboratory for Petascale Computing in June 2009. The Joint Laboratory is based at Illinois and includes researchers from INRIA, Illinois' Center for Extreme-Scale Computation, and NCSA. Read more

    released on 08.31.10

  11. Illinois alumna works on chip for Blue Waters supercomputer

    Electrical and Computer Engineering alumna Sara Lestage is now a test engineer for IBM, where she is working on the POWER7 chip that will go into the Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 08.30.10

  12. NCSA’s Meyers taking new position at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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    released on 08.30.10

  13. NSF awards NCSA $200,000 to investigate industrial use of simulation-based engineering and science

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    released on 08.25.10

  14. NSF awards $3 million to improve intrusion detection framework

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    released on 08.24.10

  15. E-science workshop brings U.S. and China together

    NCSA hosted the American-Chinese Cyberinfrastructure and E-Science Workshop August 10-12. Read more

    released on 08.12.10