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  1. Science Olympians ModelThis! at NCSA

    Dozens of middle- and high-school students from across Illinois tackled the challenges of computational modeling at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) as they competed in the Illinois Science Olympiad State Finals Competition on April 10. Read more

    released on 04.20.10

  2. NCSA helps create interactive tornado experience for Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry

    NCSA helps create interactive tornado experience for Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry

    NCSA's visualizations are part of an interactive kiosk that allows museum guests to manipulate the key factors of wind speed, air temperature, and moisture to create the conditions that are right for the formation of a tornado. Read more

    released on 04.19.10

  3. NCSA to host free NWChem workshop

    A hands-on approach will be adopted and participants will have the opportunity to explore the various capabilities as well as interact with NWChem developers present at the tutorial sessions. Read more

    released on 04.10.10

  4. Students to tackle modeling challenge at NCSA as part of Science Olympiad

    In the NCSA-hosted event, Model This!, teams will use computational models to gain insights about either predator/prey interactions or the spread of an air-borne disease; they interpret data and use it to answer questions. Read more

    released on 04.08.10

  5. June workshop promotes data center innovation, energy efficiency

    Keynote speakers are Ed Seminaro, chief architect of POWER HPC servers at IBM, and David Dibble, executive vice president of service engineering and operations at Yahoo!. Read more

    released on 04.06.10

  6. When tornadoes attack

    With Blue Waters, atmospheric scientists believe they'll be able to gain important insights into the formation of dangerous twisters, leading to earlier and more accurate warnings. Read more

    released on 04.06.10

  7. National Petascale Computing Facility reaches substantial completion

    National Petascale Computing Facility reaches substantial completion

    The University of Illinois' National Petascale Computing Facility has reached substantial completion and will be ready for operations June 1. Read more

    released on 04.02.10

  8. MyProxy celebrates 10th anniversary

    The first version of the MyProxy credential management software was created at NCSA in April 2000. Read more

    released on 03.30.10

  9. Linux selected as operating system for Blue Waters

    Staff at NCSA and IBM evaluated both the open-source Linux and IBM's AIX as potential operating systems for Blue Waters, extensively testing both on identical hardware at large scale. Read more

    released on 03.22.10

  10. Astrophysicists, cosmologists to tap power of Blue Waters

    Scientists and engineers who are eager to tap this sustained-petaflop powerhouse for breakthrough research are already working closely with the Blue Waters project team to prepare their codes. Read more

    released on 03.18.10

  11. NCSA visualizations featured in Hubble 3D

    NCSA visualizations featured in Hubble 3D

    The film offers an inspiring and unique look into the Hubble Space Telescope's legacy and highlights its profound impact on the way we view the universe and ourselves. Read more

    released on 03.17.10

  12. Best paper at GPU symposium to be rewarded with NVIDIA hardware

    Submissions of abstracts on the use of GP-GPUs in a broad range of chemical applications are being accepted until April 5. Read more

    released on 03.15.10

  13. Undergraduate internships and curriculum development awards available through Blue Waters project

    The program will provide students with computational thinking skills and the knowledge they need to advance scientific computing throughout their careers. Read more

    released on 03.04.10

  14. NCSA to provide Ember as shared-memory resource for nation’s researchers

    Ember will be available to researchers through the National Science Foundation's TeraGrid until that program concludes in March 2011 and then will be allocated through its successor, the eXtreme Digital program. Read more

    released on 03.02.10

  15. Jongeneel joins NCSA, IGB to spearhead bio/medical informatics program

    Jongeneel will be developing a biomedical informatics program that brings together resources and expertise at both research centers and across the Illinois campus and will engage institutions worldwide to partner in the new program. Read more

    released on 03.01.10