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. P&G’s Tom Lange to kick off Career Pathways Lecture Series

    P&G’s Tom Lange to kick off Career Pathways Lecture Series

    Tom Lange will kick off the Career Pathways lecture series at NCSA on Oct. 7 Read more

    released on 09.29.14

  2. Illinois alumni to speak on entrepreneurship

    Illinois alumni to speak on entrepreneurship

    On Sept. 19, distinguished alums Jerry Fiddler, Ping Fu, and Brand Fortner, as well as recent graduate and Fiddler Innovation Fellow Austin Lin, will speak about Entrepreneurship and Transformative Thinking at NCSA. Read more

    released on 09.08.14

  3. NCSA’s Kramer joins Computer Science as research professor

    NCSA’s Kramer joins Computer Science as research professor

    William Kramer joins CS @ ILLINOIS as a research professor this year. Since 2008, he has been with NCSA, where he is the director and principal investigator of the Blue Waters petascale supercomputer project. Read more

    released on 09.05.14

  4. NSF supports project to integrate long-tail data and models

    NCSA is part of a team led by Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Praveen Kumar. Read more

    released on 08.29.14

  5. Levy offers insights about visualization in Kavli roundtable

    Stuart Levy of NCSA's Advanced Visualization Laboratory discussed the value of dazzling visualizations of scientific phenomena. Read more

    released on 08.20.14

  6. 13 new projects will promote cyberGIS education

    Researchers across the United States have been named CyberGIS Fellows and will develop education materials and curricula. Read more

    released on 08.18.14

  7. Dark Energy Survey enters second year

    DES begins releasing breathtaking images from first year. Read more

    released on 08.18.14

  8. Time pressure increases patent chances for inventions ‘on the margin’

    With help from NCSA, Northwestern professor Michael D. Frakes and Illinois professor Melissa Wasserman analyzed 1.4 million patent applications from 2002 to 2012. Read more

    released on 08.14.14

  9. Private Sector Program benchmarks Sandy Bridge vs. Ivy Bridge processors

    Private Sector Program benchmarks Sandy Bridge vs. Ivy Bridge processors

    NCSA found that Ivy Bridge processors provided better performance for all the HPC applications tested. The actual improvement depends on the application and its characteristics. Read more

    released on 08.13.14

  10. Dark Sky Simulations released via new coLaboratory tool

    Some of the highest-resolution snapshots yet of our cosmos are the first trillion-particle simulations to be made publicly available to everyone. Read more

    released on 08.11.14

  11. Turk works with Google Research, IPython/Jupyter team on tool to make data collaboration easier

    coLaboratory merges successful open source products with Google technologies, enabling multiple people to collaborate directly through simultaneous access and analysis of data. Read more

    released on 08.11.14

  12. Large Synoptic Survey Telescope gets green light for construction

    NCSA leads the development of the data processing infrastructure for LSST. Read more

    released on 08.04.14

  13. Illinois applications to use Blue Waters are due by Sept. 15

    Illinois applications to use Blue Waters are due by Sept. 15

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are invited to apply by Sept. 15 for allocations of time on the powerful Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 08.04.14

  14. Students invited to learn about NCSA internships on Aug. 28

    All Illinois undergrads are invited to learn more about paid internships at NCSA from 3 to 5 pm on Aug. 28. Read more

    released on 07.30.14

  15. Illinois, INRIA issue report on resiliency challenge

    HPC experts Franck Cappello, Al Geist, William Gropp, Sanjay Kale, Bill Kramer, and Marc Snir recently revisited their 2009 report on the resiliency challenges involved in reaching exascale computing. Read more

    released on 07.25.14