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  1. Satellites, supercomputers, and machine learning provide real-time crop type data

    Satellites, supercomputers, and machine learning provide real-time crop type data

    The new technique can distinguish crops with 95 percent accuracy by just two or three months after planting and well before harvest. Read more

    released on 04.23.18

  2. NCSA announces 2018-2019 Illinois Faculty Fellows

    NCSA announces 2018-2019 Illinois Faculty Fellows

    These six Illinois faculty members will work with NCSA to investigate a wide array of subjects including cancer, agriculture, cinema, economics, civil infrastructure and more. Read more

    released on 04.23.18

  3. NCSA Student Spotlight: Ryan Chui

    NCSA Student Spotlight: Ryan Chui

    Ryan worked inside NCSA's world-class industry program, in areas of software installation, benchmarking and development, while pursuing his Master's degree in bioinformatics at U of I. Read more

    released on 04.17.18

  4. AI can now detect gravitational waves

    AI can now detect gravitational waves

    NCSA researchers to present findings at American Physical Society. Read more

    released on 04.13.18

  5. NCSA group wins Original Undergrad Research Award at Engineering Open House

    NCSA group wins Original Undergrad Research Award at Engineering Open House

    EOH is an annual student-led event featuring two days of exhibits and competitions that showcase the talent and ingenuity of engineering students at the University of Illinois. It is the University's largest student-run event, attracting more than 20,000 visitors annually. Read more

    released on 04.11.18

  6. NCSA intern named U of I Student Employee of the Year

    NCSA intern named U of I Student Employee of the Year

    Each year, the Office of Student Financial Aid coordinates the University of Illinois Student Employee of the Year contest and recognition event to recognize outstanding contributions made by undergraduate student employees on campus. Read more

    released on 04.10.18

  7. SPIN-tern Daniel Gross invited to present at National Conference of Undergraduate Research

    SPIN-tern Daniel Gross invited to present at National Conference of Undergraduate Research

    Gross's work is on peer refinement method of finite meshes. He's working with Dr. JaeHyuk Kwack, a research programmer in the Blue Waters Scientific and Applications Support Group, taking elements in the project and refining them to make higher accuracy for simulations. Read more

    released on 04.06.18

  8. Two NCSA groups to participate in Google’s Summer of Code

    Two NCSA groups to participate in Google’s Summer of Code

    Seven researchers from NCSA will serve as mentors through Google's Summer of Code program, which offers hands-on experience in open-source projects. Read more

    released on 04.03.18

  9. NCSA’s Donna Cox wins 2018 Innovation Transfer Award

    NCSA’s Donna Cox wins 2018 Innovation Transfer Award

    This award, presented by the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, the University of Illinois, Parkland College and other community sponsors, is given to a University of Illinois researcher "whose research has resulted in either a discovery or a work with the potential for significant societal impact." Read more

    released on 03.30.18

  10. Deadly handshake: Blue Waters reveals how staph bacteria cling to human cells

    Deadly handshake: Blue Waters reveals how staph bacteria cling to human cells

    Combining experimental and computational approaches, Rafael Bernardi and the late Klaus Schulten from the Beckman Institute teamed up with Lukas Milles and Hermann Gaub from the LMU Physics Department to decipher the mechanism responsible for staph adhesion. Read more

    released on 03.29.18

  11. Deadline extended: Spring 2018 Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

    Deadline extended: Spring 2018 Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

    The deadline for University of Illinois researchers seeking allocations on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer has been extended until March 22nd Read more

    released on 03.16.18

  12. 2018 Engineering Open House at NCSA highlights research and innovation

    2018 Engineering Open House at NCSA highlights research and innovation

    Come visit us to see innovative research from students, faculty and NCSA researchers as well as a behind-the-scenes look at NCSA’s supercomputers. Read more

    released on 03.06.18

  13. NCSA-supported Ph.D. candidate successfully defends Ph.D. thesis

    NCSA-supported Ph.D. candidate successfully defends Ph.D. thesis

    NCSA student researcher Ankit Rai, a Ph.D. candidate in Informatics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has just successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. Read more

    released on 03.05.18

  14. NCSA Assistant Director Dan Katz named BSSw Fellow

    NCSA Assistant Director Dan Katz named BSSw Fellow

    Katz received $10,000 to explore the sustainability of scientific software. Read more

    released on 02.22.18

  15. Powerful supercomputer unlocks possibilities for tinier devices and affordable DNA sequencing

    Powerful supercomputer unlocks possibilities for tinier devices and affordable DNA sequencing

    Professor Jerry Bernholc of North Carolina State University is utilizing the Blue Waters supercomputer to explore graphene's applications, including its use in nanoscale electronics and electrical DNA sequencing. Read more

    released on 02.19.18