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  1. NSF Director visits NCSA

    NSF Director visits NCSA

    NSF Director France Córdova to speak at launch of new $18 million Engineering Research Center for power optimization on October 15. Read more

    released on 10.15.15

  2. NCSA Affiliate looks into human-computer interaction through jazz

    NCSA Affiliate looks into human-computer interaction through jazz

    Ben Grosser from the University of Illinois Department of Art & Design is designing a computer system that will communicate with humans through jazz improvisation. Read more

    released on 10.14.15

  3. CADENS call for participation due Nov. 30

    CADENS call for participation due Nov. 30

    The Centrality of Advanced Digitally ENabled Science (CADENS) is a National Science Foundation-supported project to increase digital literacy and inform the general public about computational and data-enabled discovery is having a call for participation. Read more

    released on 10.07.15

  4. Blue Waters research on turbulent flow published in National Academy of Sciences

    Blue Waters research on turbulent flow published in National Academy of Sciences

    The largest simulations performed to date of turbulent, small-scale structures were performed on Blue Waters by a NSF PRAC research team led by Georgia Tech. Prof. P.K. Yeung and reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read more

    released on 10.07.15

  5. Blue Waters allocations applications due Nov. 13

    Researchers who would like computing time on the Blue Waters supercomputer need to submit their application by Nov. 13. Read more

    released on 10.06.15

  6. Blue Waters project and the University of Illinois to offer online course

    Blue Waters project and the University of Illinois to offer online course

    The Blue Waters project is seeking partner institutions to offer a course on designing and building applications for extreme scale systems. Read more

    released on 10.06.15

  7. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Status and Science Opportunities

    The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Status and Science Opportunities

    Princeton University's Michael Strauss discusses his work on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope in his NCSA Colloquia talk. Watch video

    released on 10.02.15

  8. SDSC Upgrades Cloud Computing and Storage Services

    SDSC Upgrades Cloud Computing and Storage Services

    The SDSC Cloud will serve pilot projects for national initiatives such as the National Data Service (NDS), the National Science Foundation’s Big Data Innovation Hub, and other data science projects. Read more

    released on 10.02.15

  9. Blue Waters user’s work on cell simulation published in Nature

    Blue Waters user’s work on cell simulation published in Nature

    Blue Waters supercomputer user Emad Tajkhorshid and colleagues visualized the entire process of protein transportation across membranes at the atomic level. Read more

    released on 09.28.15

  10. Models of Genome Evolution and Ecosystem Dynamics: Kill-the-Winner, Kill-the-Loser, and Kill-the-Kin

    Models of Genome Evolution and Ecosystem Dynamics: Kill-the-Winner, Kill-the-Loser, and Kill-the-King

    University of Illinois' Sergei Maslov uses computer models to gain insight into the evolution of bacteria in his NCSA Colloquia talk. Watch video

    released on 09.25.15

  11. Unlocking the secrets of the brightest galaxies

    Unlocking the secrets of the brightest galaxies

    A model for the formation of submillimeter galaxies -- some of the most luminous galaxies in the Universe -- is reported in Nature. Read more

    released on 09.23.15

  12. Go with the flow

    Go with the flow

    Users now have easier access to scientific workflow software on XSEDE resources. Read more

    released on 09.23.15

  13. The Pacific Research Platform: A Science-Driven Big-Data Freeway System

    The Pacific Research Platform: A Science-Driven Big-Data Freeway System

    In his NCSA Colloquium talk Calit2's Larry Smarr talks about creating a "Big Data Freeway." Watch video

    released on 09.18.15

  14. Making their mark

    Making their mark

    NCSA AVL Director Donna Cox is featured in a new documentary about extraordinary women at the University of Illinois. It premieres on the Big Ten Network at 8PM on Sept. 25. Read more

    released on 09.16.15

  15. SC15 Q&A With SCinet Chair David Wheeler

    SC15 Q&A With SCinet Chair David Wheeler

    SC15 had a question and answer session with David Wheeler, SCinet Chair from NCSA at the University of Illinois where he serves as a Senior Network Engineer. Read more

    released on 09.16.15