NCSA @ SC14 | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

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  1. Cloud and supercomputing cooperate in molecular dynamics research

    Blue Waters is helping Vijay Pande's research group at Stanford tackle serious diseases at the molecular level. Read more

    released on 05.21.14

  2. NCSA to host XSEDE HPC Bootcamp

    NCSA is one of several sites across the country offering students the opportunity to learn hybrid computing techniques through a four-day HPC Bootcamp. Read more

    released on 05.19.14

  3. From starlight to insight

    From starlight to insight

    The Dark Energy Survey data management system—led by NCSA—is in charge of the processing, calibration, and archiving of the vast quantity of data gathered by the DES. Read more

    released on 05.19.14

  4. NCSA’s Private Sector Program supercharges Abaqus performance with GPUs

    Seid Koric says the performance of the Abaqus/Standard implicit finite element software on the Blue Waters supercomputer convinced him that 'GPU computing has a future for commercial codes.' Read more

    released on 05.19.14

  5. 2nd Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences

    Progress in scientific research is dependent on the quality and accessibility of software at all levels and it is critical to address challenges related to the development, deployment, and maintenance of reusable software as well as education around software practices. Read more

    released on 05.15.14

  6. NCSA visualizations featured at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium

    NCSA visualizations featured at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium

    Visualizations created by NCSA's Advanced Visualization Laboratory are featured in the Adler Planetarium's "Destination Solar System." Read more

    released on 05.14.14

  7. Alya code scaled to 100,000 cores on Blue Waters supercomputer

    Alya code scaled to 100,000 cores on Blue Waters supercomputer

    The Barcelona Supercomputing Center and NCSA's Private Sector Program scaled the Alya multi-physics code to 100,000 cores on Blue Waters. Read more

    released on 05.07.14

  8. HPC Matters!

    HPC Matters!

    Why does high-performance computing matter? Because discovery matters! Watch and like this short video explaining why #HPCMatters. Read more

    released on 05.06.14

  9. House briefing highlights value of supercomputers for science, industry

    On April 28 the four co-chairs of the House Science and National Labs Caucus sponsored a briefing on the value of federal investment in high-performance computing. Read more

    released on 05.02.14

  10. Preparing for breakthrough geology

    NCSA's Ryan Mokos helps Illinois geologist Liujun Liu prepare to run on Blue Waters, which he calls "the best tool we have found." Read more

    released on 05.02.14

  11. Six PhD students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Six outstanding computational science PhD students from across the country have been selected to receive the first Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships. Read more

    released on 04.28.14

  12. Cyber cowboys

    Cyber cowboys

    For NCSA’s cybersecurity team, keeping systems safe and fending off attacks is an ongoing job. Read more

    released on 04.17.14

  13. A direct bridge

    A direct bridge

    An algorithm developed by University of Arkansas engineers aids both computational scientists and experimentalists exploring the atomic scale structure of materials. Read more

    released on 04.17.14

  14. Fostering creativity

    Fostering creativity

    The emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media Institute celebrates its fifth anniversary. Director Donna Cox reflects on the institute's successes. Read more

    released on 04.17.14

  15. Blue Waters project to offer online course on many-core computing

    The Blue Waters project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will offer an online graduate-level course on many-core computing in fall 2014 and is seeking university partners who are interested in offering the course for credit to their students. Read more

    released on 04.15.14