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  1. NCSA collaboration helps discover new dwarf planet

    NCSA collaboration helps discover new dwarf planet

    The Dark Energy Survey team have discovered a new dwarf planet that's more than 90 times farther from the sun than Earth is, making it the second-most distant minor planet in the known solar system. Read more

    released on 10.19.16

  2. Blue Waters supercomputer power-user profile: Seid Koric

    Blue Waters supercomputer power-user profile: Seid Koric

    Every year, many people perform research on the NCSA supercomputer Blue Waters, but very few can say that they've published research on Blue Waters an impressive 22 times, as NCSA's own Seid Koric has done. Read more

    released on 10.17.16

  3. Staff and faculty SPIN program project ideas due October 21

    Staff and faculty SPIN program project ideas due October 21

    If you would like to hire a SPIN intern for next summer, please provide a short description of your project, including a list of specific skills students need to have. Read more

    released on 10.17.16

  4. Tornadogenesis

    Tornadogenesis

    How XSEDE's ECSS program is helping researchers understand tornados with scientific visualization and data mining. Read more

    released on 10.14.16

  5. Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Ronald Stenz

    The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish. Read more

    released on 10.13.16

  6. Showing the power of visualization, digital laboratories at global food summit

    Showing the power of visualization, digital laboratories at global food summit

    NCSA and the University of Illinois sent two presenters to the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) summit in September. Here, they share some of the insights they shared with the agriculture leaders at the conference about the potential of visualization and computation in helping to solve world hunger. Read more

    released on 10.10.16

  7. Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Michael Howard

    The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish. Read more

    released on 10.07.16

  8. NCSA’s Bill Gropp Recognized for Major Contributions to High Performance Computing

    NCSA’s Bill Gropp Recognized for Major Contributions to High Performance Computing

    NCSA Acting Director awarded prestigious ACM/IEEE honor. Read more

    released on 10.06.16

  9. XSEDE allocations awarded to 155 research teams across U.S.

    XSEDE allocations awarded to 155 research teams across U.S.

    Time on supercomputers worth approximately $16M. Read more

    released on 10.06.16

  10. Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Elizabeth Agee

    The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish. Read more

    released on 10.03.16

  11. NCSA awarded NSF grant to expand computational science education in food, energy, and water

    NCSA awarded NSF grant to expand computational science education in food, energy, and water

    Researchers have been awarded a 4-year, $1M grant from the NSF to address grand challenges at the nexus of food, energy, and water (FEW). Read more

    released on 10.03.16

  12. CU Aerospace uses iForge supercomputer to improve lasers, manufacturing

    CU Aerospace uses iForge supercomputer to improve lasers, manufacturing

    A relatively new software package called BLAZE Multiphysics from CU Aerospace is making what used to be too complex—simulating a range of laser physics within a flowing plasma for example—a fully modeled reality for researchers. Read more

    released on 10.03.16

  13. Undergraduate internship applications open for Blue Waters

    Undergraduate internship applications open for Blue Waters

    To help prepare the next generation of supercomputing researchers, the Blue Waters project offers paid internships to undergraduate students across the country. Applications are now being accepted for internships that begin May 2017. Read more

    released on 09.30.16

  14. Graduate fellowships applications now open to use Blue Waters

    Graduate fellowships applications now open to use Blue Waters

    "Blue Waters adds this whole new dimension to the research that otherwise wouldn’t have been possible," says Joshua Mendez. Read more

    released on 09.30.16

  15. How layout of urban areas affect supercell thunderstorms

    How layout of urban areas affect supercell thunderstorms

    Blue Waters grad fellow Larissa Reames studies how cities affect storms Read more

    released on 09.30.16