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  1. NCSA Director Ed Seidel speaks to House subcommittee

    NCSA Director Ed Seidel speaks to House subcommittee

    NCSA Director Ed Seidel speaks to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Research and Technology on a review of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. Read more

    released on 10.28.15

  2. Catching waves

    Catching waves

    Physicists Warren Mori and team members Weiming An and Frank Tsung use Blue Waters to simulate plasma acceleration. Their research has led to two recent publications in Nature. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  3. Plants + HPC

    NCSA is playing a role in two large projects in the field of plant science. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  4. Building blocks

    Building blocks

    Blue Waters’ computational power aids researchers studying the early building blocks of the universe to better understand modern phenomena. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  5. Word search

    Word search

    Social science researchers tap advanced computing and data techniques and resources to utilize thousands of research documents. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  6. Women in HPC

    Women in HPC

    Access’ Elizabeth Murray spoke with Toni Collis, applications consultant in HPC Research and Industry at Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) at the University of Edinburgh, about her work with Women in HPC, a network dedicated to women in the field. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  7. Access in scientific computing

    Access in scientific computing

    Victoria Stodden explains how access to computational methods, code, data, results, and even hardware are necessary to the scientific research process. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  8. Join the HPC Training Community at SC15!

    The International HPC Training Consortium is conducting a workshop entitled “Second SC Workshop on Best Practices for HPC Training” to be held at the SC15 Conference on Monday, November 16, 2015. Read more

    released on 10.19.15

  9. NSF Director visits NCSA

    NSF Director visits NCSA

    NSF Director France Córdova to speak at launch of new $18 million Engineering Research Center for power optimization on October 15. Read more

    released on 10.15.15

  10. NCSA Affiliate looks into human-computer interaction through jazz

    NCSA Affiliate looks into human-computer interaction through jazz

    Ben Grosser from the University of Illinois Department of Art & Design is designing a computer system that will communicate with humans through jazz improvisation. Read more

    released on 10.14.15

  11. CADENS call for participation due Nov. 30

    CADENS call for participation due Nov. 30

    The Centrality of Advanced Digitally ENabled Science (CADENS) is a National Science Foundation-supported project to increase digital literacy and inform the general public about computational and data-enabled discovery is having a call for participation. Read more

    released on 10.07.15

  12. Blue Waters research on turbulent flow published in National Academy of Sciences

    Blue Waters research on turbulent flow published in National Academy of Sciences

    The largest simulations performed to date of turbulent, small-scale structures were performed on Blue Waters by a NSF PRAC research team led by Georgia Tech. Prof. P.K. Yeung and reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read more

    released on 10.07.15

  13. Blue Waters allocations applications due Nov. 13

    Researchers who would like computing time on the Blue Waters supercomputer need to submit their application by Nov. 13. Read more

    released on 10.06.15

  14. Blue Waters project and the University of Illinois to offer online course

    Blue Waters project and the University of Illinois to offer online course

    The Blue Waters project is seeking partner institutions to offer a course on designing and building applications for extreme scale systems. Read more

    released on 10.06.15

  15. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Status and Science Opportunities

    The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Status and Science Opportunities

    Princeton University's Michael Strauss discusses his work on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope in his NCSA Colloquia talk. Watch video

    released on 10.02.15