Do the wave NSF awards $1.5 million to NCSA team to create science documentaries Careers at NCSA 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 Blue Waters Symposium a success | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

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  1. Six PhD students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Six outstanding computational science PhD students from across the country have been selected to receive the first Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships. Read more

    released on 04.28.14

  2. Cyber cowboys

    Cyber cowboys

    For NCSA’s cybersecurity team, keeping systems safe and fending off attacks is an ongoing job. Read more

    released on 04.17.14

  3. A direct bridge

    A direct bridge

    An algorithm developed by University of Arkansas engineers aids both computational scientists and experimentalists exploring the atomic scale structure of materials. Read more

    released on 04.17.14

  4. Fostering creativity

    Fostering creativity

    The emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media Institute celebrates its fifth anniversary. Director Donna Cox reflects on the institute's successes. Read more

    released on 04.17.14

  5. Simulated reality

    Simulated reality

    Researchers at the University of Illinois take on a challenging fluid mechanics problem to model blood flow in the cardiovascular system to improve clinical diagnostic tools. Read more

    released on 04.16.14

  6. Blue Waters project to offer online course on many-core computing

    The Blue Waters project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will offer an online graduate-level course on many-core computing in fall 2014 and is seeking university partners who are interested in offering the course for credit to their students. Read more

    released on 04.15.14

  7. NCSA to host summer workshops on data-intensive computing and harnessing GPUs

    This summer the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will host two summer workshops offered by the Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering. Read more

    released on 04.11.14

  8. U of I, Great Lakes Consortium award Blue Waters resources to 18 research teams

    Eighteen research teams from a wide range of disciplines have been awarded computational and data resources on the sustained-petascale Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 04.10.14

  9. Hubble Team Finds Monster ‘El Gordo’ Galaxy Cluster Bigger Than Thought

    Hubble Team Finds Monster ‘El Gordo’ Galaxy Cluster Bigger Than Thought

    NCSA's Felipe Menanteau was part of the team that weighed the largest known galaxy cluster in the distant universe, nicknamed El Gordo, calculating its mass to be as much as 3 million billion times the mass of our sun. Read more

    released on 04.03.14

  10. Tufte to talk on Illinois campus

    Tufte to talk on Illinois campus

    On April 10, Edward Tufte will give his talk, "The Thinking Eye," on the University of Illinois campus. Read more

    released on 04.01.14

  11. Latin American and Caribbean leaders learn about NCSA, visit Blue Waters

    During the week of March 17–21, ministers and high-level government officials from Latin American and Caribbean countries were immersed in the research activities of the University of Illinois, including visiting NCSA and taking a tour of the Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 03.31.14

  12. CyberGIS Center launches

    CyberGIS Center launches

    The new University of Illinois CyberGIS Center aims to strengthen and expand the community of GIS users and connect them to cutting edge computing resources to answer big, interdisciplinary questions. Read more

    released on 03.31.14

  13. Fixing and flexing biomolecular force fields

    Fixing and flexing biomolecular force fields

    A University of Utah research group is using the massive scale of Blue Waters to rapidly and rigorously evaluate the force fields used in molecular dynamics simulations. Read more

    released on 03.20.14

  14. NCSA’s Donna Cox and Blue Waters user Don Wuebbles featured in Severe Weather Seminar

    NCSA’s Donna Cox and Blue Waters user Don Wuebbles featured in Severe Weather Seminar

    Two speakers with ties to NCSA will be featured in the 34th Annual Tornado and Severe Weather Seminar, hosted by WGN-TV’s chief meteorologist Tom Skilling on April 5. Read more

    released on 03.19.14

  15. CyberGIS Center kickoff

    CyberGIS Center kickoff

    The CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies will be hosting a kickoff event on March 19th, 2014 to celebrate its startup. Read more

    released on 03.17.14