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  1. NCSA part of team developing tools to help governments deal with disasters

    A $20 million award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology will be used to develop computer tools to help local governments decide how to invest resources to lessen the impact of extreme weather and other hazards. Read more

    released on 02.26.15

  2. NCSA collaborator Ryan Foley awarded Sloan Research Fellowship

    Foley, a U of I professor of astronomy and physics, studies exploding stars and other celestial transient objects. He discovered and characterized Type Iax supernovae and uses Type Ia supernovae to measure the expansion and investigate the content of the universe. Read more

    released on 02.23.15

  3. Donna Cox showcases NCSA visualization work

    Donna Cox showcases NCSA visualization work

    In a recent colloquium, NCSA's Donna Cox showcased her team's cinematic data visualizations, which have been seen by millions of people at museums, in IMAX theaters, and on TV. Watch video

    released on 02.20.15

  4. Illinois applications to use Blue Waters are due by March 16

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are invited to apply by March 16 to use the powerful Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 02.16.15

  5. Cornell researcher uses Blue Waters to identify flaws in system of space-based rainfall observation

    Cornell researcher uses Blue Waters to identify flaws in system of space-based rainfall observation

    Patrick Reed's study, published this month in Physical Review Letters, found that satellite-based flood prediction has weak spots, which could lead to major flooding that catches people by surprise. Read more

    released on 02.13.15

  6. Blue Waters aids plasma research

    Blue Waters aids plasma research

    The UCLA Plasma Simulation Group’s simulation of a high-efficiency plasma wakefield accelerator was recently featured on the cover of the journal Nature. Read more

    released on 02.11.15

  7. Merle Giles one of HPCwire’s People to Watch for 2015

    Merle Giles one of HPCwire’s People to Watch for 2015

    NCSA's director of business and economic development is selected as one of the "stars on the rise in high-performance computing." Read more

    released on 02.09.15

  8. Undergraduates can apply by March 20 for Blue Waters internship program

    Undergraduate students from across the country are invited to apply for year-long Blue Waters internships. Read more

    released on 02.06.15

  9. Milwaukee Institute joins NCSA Private Sector Program

    Partnership will provide Wisconsin-based companies with expanded computing, data, modeling, simulation, and analytics resources. Read more

    released on 02.05.15

  10. Understanding Alzheimer’s

    Understanding Alzheimer’s

    Mayo Clinic researchers use the Blue Waters supercomputer to understand gene expression in the brain. Read more

    released on 02.04.15

  11. NCSA-CompGen Fellowships awarded to 2 graduate students

    Arjun Athreya and Marcelo Cardoso dos Reis Melo will contribute to the development of NCSA’s Bioinformatics and Health Sciences research theme. Read more

    released on 01.30.15

  12. Donna Cox to speak at SXSW

    Donna Cox to speak at SXSW

    NCSA visualization expert Donna Cox will be a member of a panel discussion about the art and science of transforming astrophysics data into cinematic movie sequences at the South by Southwest conference in March. Read more

    released on 01.23.15

  13. Best practices workshop on research computing to be held March 17-19

    Professionals involved in operating and supporting campus research computing infrastructure are invited to participate in the Advancing Research Computing on Campuses: Best Practices Workshop. Read more

    released on 01.22.15

  14. Apply now for International Summer School on HPC Challenges

    Apply now for International Summer School on HPC Challenges

    Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from institutions in Canada, Europe, Japan, and the United States are invited to apply for the sixth International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, to be held June 21-26, 2015, in Toronto, Canada. Read more

    released on 01.21.15

  15. Applications due Feb. 4 for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships

    Applications are due Feb. 4 for the Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship program, which provides graduate students from across the country the opportunity to immerse themselves in a year of focused high-performance computing research. Read more

    released on 01.08.15