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

    3 4 5 6 7

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. NCSA to host summer workshops on data-intensive computing and harnessing GPUs

    This summer the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will host two summer workshops offered by the Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering. Read more

    released on 04.11.14

  12. U of I, Great Lakes Consortium award Blue Waters resources to 18 research teams

    Eighteen research teams from a wide range of disciplines have been awarded computational and data resources on the sustained-petascale Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 04.10.14

  13. Hubble Team Finds Monster ‘El Gordo’ Galaxy Cluster Bigger Than Thought

    Hubble Team Finds Monster ‘El Gordo’ Galaxy Cluster Bigger Than Thought

    NCSA's Felipe Menanteau was part of the team that weighed the largest known galaxy cluster in the distant universe, nicknamed El Gordo, calculating its mass to be as much as 3 million billion times the mass of our sun. Read more

    released on 04.03.14

  14. Tufte to talk on Illinois campus

    Tufte to talk on Illinois campus

    On April 10, Edward Tufte will give his talk, "The Thinking Eye," on the University of Illinois campus. Read more

    released on 04.01.14

  15. Latin American and Caribbean leaders learn about NCSA, visit Blue Waters

    During the week of March 17–21, ministers and high-level government officials from Latin American and Caribbean countries were immersed in the research activities of the University of Illinois, including visiting NCSA and taking a tour of the Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 03.31.14