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  1. Building blocks

    Building blocks

    Blue Waters’ computational power aids researchers studying the early building blocks of the universe to better understand modern phenomena. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  2. Word search

    Word search

    Social science researchers tap advanced computing and data techniques and resources to utilize thousands of research documents. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  3. Women in HPC

    Women in HPC

    Access’ Elizabeth Murray spoke with Toni Collis, applications consultant in HPC Research and Industry at Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) at the University of Edinburgh, about her work with Women in HPC, a network dedicated to women in the field. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  4. Access in scientific computing

    Access in scientific computing

    Victoria Stodden explains how access to computational methods, code, data, results, and even hardware are necessary to the scientific research process. Read more

    released on 10.20.15

  5. Join the HPC Training Community at SC15!

    The International HPC Training Consortium is conducting a workshop entitled “Second SC Workshop on Best Practices for HPC Training” to be held at the SC15 Conference on Monday, November 16, 2015. Read more

    released on 10.19.15

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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