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  1. 20 Illinois undergrads selected for internships with NCSA

    Fifteen Illinois undergraduates have been selected for Students Pushing Innovation (SPIN) internships at NCSA, while five will continue projects they began last year Read more

    released on 10.22.13

  2. Wind wake

    Wind wake

    Charles Meneveau from John Hopkins University is using XSEDE resources to conduct large eddy simulations of large wind-parks. Read more

    released on 10.16.13

  3. Visual literacy

    Visual literacy

    NCSA experts assist a USC researcher analyzing video and film content and exploring how frequent exposure may influence our beliefs. Read more

    released on 10.16.13

  4. A spatial data deluge

    A spatial data deluge

    The development and use of geographic information systems have grown immensely since they were invented in the mid 1960s. Read more

    released on 10.16.13

  5. Keeping satellites on track

    Researchers use Blue Waters to make satellites more efficient and effective. Read more

    released on 10.16.13

  6. Nano is now

    Soon our devices will depend on transistors that are a few atoms wide. A tool developed by the Nanoelectronic Modeling Group will help design them. Read more

    released on 10.16.13

  7. Data set free

    Data set free

    Kenton McHenry, one of the leaders of NCSA’s Image and Spatial Data Analysis Division, tells Access’ Barbara Jewett about a project benefitting everyone. Read more

    released on 10.16.13

  8. Behind the scenes of NCSA: Authorities

    Behind the scenes of NCSA: Authorities

    The talented experts of NCSA’s Advanced Application Support group assist researchers in achieving the proper output. Read more

    released on 10.16.13

  9. Blue Waters supercomputer available for educational projects

    As part of the Blue Waters project, up to 1 percent of the system's computational capacity is available for educational uses, including semester-long courses, workshops, and institutes. Applications for these education allocations are now being accepted! Read more

    released on 10.15.13

  10. Bro Center of Expertise to support cybersecurity operations

    The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $3.4 million dollar grant to cybersecurity experts at NCSA and the International Computer Science Institute to provide training and technology for deploying the Bro network security monitor at NSF-funded sites of all sizes. Read more

    released on 10.01.13

  11. Illinois’ senators concerned about supercomputing

    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk visited NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer on Oct. 24, and U.S. Dick Durbin recently published an article in The Daily Herald calling for the United States not to fall behind other nations in providing the advanced computing capabilities that drive innovation and discovery. Read more

    released on 10.01.13

  12. NCSA celebrates big computing, big data with Petascale Day

    On Oct. 15, NCSA invites everyone to participate in Petascale Day, a celebration of big computing and big data. Read more

    released on 09.30.13

  13. WGN highlights climate change research on Blue Waters

    Meteorologist Tom Skilling visits U of I to learn more about the climate work of Don Wuebbles. Read more

    released on 09.27.13

  14. The Great Lakes Consortium is now accepting proposals to use Blue Waters

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    released on 09.26.13

  15. MechSE researcher uses Campus Cluster to explore thermal waste recovery

    “It was really key for us that...we had an up-and-running workhorse computing system that was ready to do the calculations we need to do,” said Elif Ertekin. Read more

    released on 09.20.13