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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. NCSA researchers create one of the most reliable tools for long-term crop prediction in the U.S. Cor

    NCSA researchers create one of the most reliable tools for long-term crop prediction in the U.S. Corn Belt

    Blue Waters Professor Kaiyu Guan and NCSA postdoc fellow Bin Peng implemented and evaluated a new maize growth model. Read more

    released on 02.14.18

  4. NCSA announces Spring 2018 call for Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

    NCSA announces Spring 2018 call for Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

    Applications are now open for University of Illinois researchers seeking allocations on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer Read more

    released on 02.13.18

  5. NCSA allocates over $2.4 million in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers

    NCSA allocates over $2.4 million in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers

    Fifteen researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded allocations on the Blue Waters supercomputer, totaling 582,000 node-hours. Read more

    released on 02.12.18

  6. NCSA intern accepts opportunity through Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program

    NCSA intern accepts opportunity through Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program

    Sol Robinson, an NCSA intern with the Blue Waters project who graduated this past December, has just landed a software engineering position with Microsoft's Xbox team. Read more

    released on 02.12.18

  7. NCSA intern receives highest honor from Illinois College of Engineering

    NCSA intern receives highest honor from Illinois College of Engineering

    NCSA intern Daniel Johnson has just been named a Knight of St. Patrick, one of the highest honors one can receive from the College of Engineering at Illinois. Read more

    released on 02.08.18

  8. New Broadening Participation Allocations now available on Blue Waters supercomputer—apply by March 1

    New Broadening Participation Allocations now available on Blue Waters supercomputer—apply by March 15, 2018

    This new category is open to faculty and research staff at U.S. academic institutions who have not previously been a PI on a research allocation on the Blue Waters system. Read more

    released on 02.07.18

  9. Scientists use Blue Waters to understand epilepsy

    Scientists use Blue Waters to understand epilepsy

    Stanford University lab uses Blue Waters supercomputer to study epilepsy. Read more

    released on 02.02.18

  10. After the storm: Simulating and visualizing extreme weather with XSEDE

    After the storm: Simulating and visualizing extreme weather with XSEDE

    Stormy weather is perfect for hot tea, warm clothes, and cool science. Read more

    released on 01.30.18

  11. Scientists pioneer use of deep learning for real-time gravitational wave discovery

    Scientists pioneer use of deep learning for real-time gravitational wave discovery

    This new approach will enable astronomers to study gravitational waves using minimal computational resources, reducing time to discovery and increasing the scientific reach of gravitational wave astrophysics. Read more

    released on 01.25.18

  12. Improve your HPC skills through the Blue Waters Webinars

    Improve your HPC skills through the Blue Waters Webinars

    The free NCSA Blue Waters Webinars are designed to increase high performance computing knowledge and skills among the research community. Read more

    released on 01.22.18

  13. U of I researcher recognized with ACM Fellowship for contributions to parallel programming

    U of I researcher recognized with ACM Fellowship for contributions to parallel programming

    NCSA Faculty Affiliate Laxmikant "Sanjay" Kale was named to the the 2017 class of fellows from the Association for Computing Machinery. Read more

    released on 01.22.18

  14. LCI workshops registration open

    LCI workshops registration open

    The Linux Cluster Institute is hosting two workshops to help Linux system administrators in HPC. One will be at the University of Nebraska, May 14-18, the other at Yale University, August 13-17. Read more

    released on 01.16.18

  15. Dark Energy Survey data processed by NCSA now available to scientists everywhere

    Dark Energy Survey data processed by NCSA now available to scientists everywhere

    Data collection and processing infrastructure enables exploration of 400 million astronomical objects. Read more

    released on 01.10.18