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. NCSA to host OpenACC workshop on Aug. 5

    NCSA is one of multiple sites across the country offering a telecast OpenACC programming workshop on Aug. 5. Read more

    released on 07.23.14

  2. Early bird discount for Linux Clusters Institute Workshop ends July 20!

    Attendees can save $50 for a weeklong workshop covering the fundamentals of setting up and administering a high-performance computing cluster. Read more

    released on 07.16.14

  3. XSEDE14

    XSEDE14

    Join us in Atlanta July 13-18 for the annual XSEDE conference! Read more

    released on 07.07.14

  4. Four additional students named Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Four additional PhD students will receive Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships, which provide substantial support and the opportunity to leverage the petascale power of NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 07.07.14

  5. Blue Waters project to offer graduate course on visualization in Spring 2015

    NCSA’s Blue Waters project will offer a graduate course on High Performance Visualization for Large-Scale Scientific Data Analytics in Spring 2015 and is seeking university partners who are interested in offering the course for credit. Read more

    released on 07.07.14

  6. XSEDE and Blue Waters go supernova

    XSEDE and Blue Waters go supernova

    A Caltech research team performs fully 3D model simulations of supernova explosions. Read more

    released on 07.02.14

  7. 9 Illinois researchers selected for NCSA Fellowships

    The Fellows receive research support and will pursue collaborative projects with NCSA staff. Read more

    released on 07.01.14

  8. National Data Service kickoff

    National Data Service kickoff

    An infrastructure enabling researchers to easily find, reuse, and publish data was the focus of the kickoff meeting for the National Data Service. Read more

    released on 06.30.14

  9. 21 undergraduate students selected for Blue Waters Student Internship Program

    21 undergraduate students selected for Blue Waters Student Internship Program

    Shodor and the Blue Waters project have selected 21 undergraduate students from across the country to participate in the Blue Waters Student Internship Program for 2014-2015. Read more

    released on 06.25.14

  10. Registration now open for Virtual School visualization workshop

    On Aug. 25-26, NCSA will host a visualization workshop offered by the Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering. Read more

    released on 06.24.14

  11. LS-DYNA scaling work garners HPC Innovation Excellence Award

    Success in scaling the commercial explicit finite element code LS-DYNA to 15,000 cores on Blue Waters earned an HPC Innovation Excellence Award for NCSA's Private Sector Program, Rolls-Royce, Procter and Gamble, Cray, and Livermore Software Technology Corporation. Read more

    released on 06.24.14

  12. Registration now open for Linux Clusters Institute Workshop on HPC fundamentals

    Registration is now open for a hands-on workshop that will cover the fundamentals of setting up and administering a high-performance computing (HPC) cluster. Read more

    released on 06.23.14

  13. Registration now open for Conference on CyberGIS and Geodesign

    The Aug. 19-21 conference in Redlands, California, will provide a forum for sharing cutting-edge research, education, and training experiences. Read more

    released on 06.20.14

  14. Blue Waters gives students a boost in ‘America’s Cup of Rocket Science’

    Blue Waters gives students a boost in ‘America’s Cup of Rocket Science’

    Illinois engineering students are using the Blue Waters supercomputer as they compete in the Global Trajectory Optimization Competition,which challenges aerospace engineers and mathematicians to solve a “nearly impossible” problem in interplanetary trajectory design. Read more

    released on 06.20.14

  15. Materials Data Facility launched in support of Materials Genome Initiative

    The National Data Service Consortium is launching a materials data facility for the advancement of materials science research through open data access and sharing. Read more

    released on 06.19.14