Do the wave NSF awards $1.5 million to NCSA team to create science documentaries Careers at NCSA Centralizing national flood data can help reduce loss of life and property NCSA creates video tutorials on cybersecurity and incident response Visualization / Senior Visualization Programmers NSF awards $2 million to NCSA to support global collaboration NSF awards $1.5 million to Illinois-led team for achieving scalable spatial data synthesis Streamlining simulation A bridge between GridFTP and HPSS New capabilities make data on Blue Waters shareable and movable XSEDE15: Call for Participation NCSA helps make wealth of Great Lakes environmental data available eDream awards first Fiddler Innovation Fellowship Technical Program Manager 18 general, 9 exploratory allocations on Blue Waters awarded to Illinois researchers HPCwire honors Kevin Franklin for contributions to workforce diversity NCSA’s Private Sector Program Receives 3 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards Blue Waters enables detailed simulation of EF5 tornado NCSA Private Sector Program scales Fluent to 36,000 cores on Blue Waters Coding Illini claim championship title at SC14 NSF calls for proposals for ebola research NCSA intern presents research at Mayo Clinic NCSA-CompGen Graduate Fellowships available Spring 2015 Research Programmer Application now open for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships Small birds, big science (Cloud + super) computing = results Vast digital realm More livable cities Many problems, many objectives CADENS CADENS NCSA Faculty Fellow studies Hurricane Sandy’s impact on NYC traffic Blue Waters project to offer online course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme-Scale System Engineer Fostering geospatial discovery and innovation through a national CyberGIS facility NCSA @ SC14 26 Illinois undergrads selected for internships with NCSA 4 faculty selected for Blue Waters Professorships Post-doctoral Research Associate NCSA, ICHASS to aid Text Mining the Novel project Associate Project Manager Mapping atoms NCSA’s Jongeneel to play key role in NIH-funded Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing NCSA is part of Illinois team developing data infrastructure NSF spotlights NCSA Brown Dog Storage Engineer NCSA celebrates big computing, big data with Petascale Day InfoWorld names Bro one of the year’s top open-source security tools Foundation selects Matt Turk as Moore Investigator in Data-Driven Discovery Gropp awarded SIAM/ACM prize for PETSc work NSF awards time on Blue Waters to seven new projects Great Lakes Consortium calls for Blue Waters proposals P&G’s Tom Lange to kick off Career Pathways Lecture Series Illinois alumni to speak on entrepreneurship NCSA’s Kramer joins Computer Science as research professor Hadoop Cluster OpenStack Cloud Colloquia Series Events Research NCSA Director Ed Seidel NSF supports project to integrate long-tail data and models Levy offers insights about visualization in Kavli roundtable 13 new projects will promote cyberGIS education Dark Energy Survey enters second year Time pressure increases patent chances for inventions ‘on the margin’ Private Sector Program benchmarks Sandy Bridge vs. Ivy Bridge processors Innovative Systems Laboratory Dark Sky Simulations released via new coLaboratory tool Turk works with Google Research, IPython/Jupyter team on tool to make data collaboration easier Large Synoptic Survey Telescope gets green light for construction Illinois applications to use Blue Waters are due by Sept. 15 Students invited to learn about NCSA internships on Aug. 28 Illinois, INRIA issue report on resiliency challenge NCSA to host OpenACC workshop on Aug. 5 Staff Early bird discount for Linux Clusters Institute Workshop ends July 20! Virtual Lab for Advanced Design XSEDE14 Four additional students named Blue Waters Graduate Fellows Blue Waters project to offer graduate course on visualization in Spring 2015 XSEDE and Blue Waters go supernova 9 Illinois researchers selected for NCSA Fellowships National Data Service kickoff 21 undergraduate students selected for Blue Waters Student Internship Program Registration now open for Virtual School visualization workshop LS-DYNA scaling work garners HPC Innovation Excellence Award Registration now open for Linux Clusters Institute Workshop on HPC fundamentals Registration now open for Conference on CyberGIS and Geodesign Blue Waters gives students a boost in ‘America’s Cup of Rocket Science’ Materials Data Facility launched in support of Materials Genome Initiative Breakthrough simulation: A supercell producing a long-track EF5 tornado HPC Matters! (2) Minsker collaborates with NCSA on green design project Browse awardees Get Updates Alabama researchers use Blue Waters to study solar winds XSEDE14 speakers finalized, schedule available | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

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  1. Breakthrough simulation: A supercell producing a long-track EF5 tornado

    Breakthrough simulation: A supercell producing a long-track EF5 tornado

    Thanks to access to Blue Waters, scientists from Central Michigan University have created the first simulation of a long-track EF5 tornado. Read more

    released on 06.18.14

  2. HPC Matters! (2)

    HPC Matters! (2)

    Why does #HPCMatter? Watch (and like) this video about a world without supercomputers. Read more

    released on 06.16.14

  3. Minsker collaborates with NCSA on green design project

    Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Barbara Minsker leads a team that is developing a framework to help urban planners and engineers design effective green infrastructure that has the maximum benefits for their cities. Read more

    released on 06.10.14

  4. Alabama researchers use Blue Waters to study solar winds

    With the power of Blue Waters, Nikolai Pogorelov and his collaborators discovered why the Voyager 1 spacecraft penetrated interstellar space years earlier than predicted and examined the sun’s heliotail, calculating that it extends out to over 5,000 astronomical units. Read more

    released on 06.02.14

  5. XSEDE14 speakers finalized, schedule available

    Six experts in various fields of science, technology, education, and cyberinfrastructure have been finalized as speakers for the XSEDE14 Conference. Read more

    released on 05.30.14

  6. Blue Waters Symposium a success

    Blue Waters Symposium a success

    The symposium gathered many of the country’s leading supercomputer users to share what they have learned using Blue Waters and discuss the future of supercomputing. Read more

    released on 05.28.14

  7. Building better cybersecurity, one video at a time

    NCSA is helping science and engineering build stronger cybersecurity with online tutorials through the CTSC. Read more

    released on 05.28.14

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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