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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. NCSA researchers awarded second patent in as many years

    For the second time in two years, NCSA research programmer Alan Craig and Kalev Leetaru, a former NCSA staffer, have been awarded a patent. This time, the duo's collaboration resulted in a user-friendly database program designed for academic communities unfamiliar with computer coding. Read more

    released on 02.26.10

  4. Academic researchers, U.S. companies invited to apply for time on Blue Waters

    The National Science Foundation is currently soliciting proposals from researchers who are interested in tackling challenging science and engineering problems using Blue Waters. Read more

    released on 02.23.10

  5. NCSA offers free webinar on performance tools

    This webinar, led by NCSA system engineer Galen Arnold, will provide an introduction to performance tools and techniques. Read more

    released on 02.19.10

  6. Submissions sought for GPU symposium

    The symposium will provide technical presentations from the companies who are advancing the development of general-purpose graphics processing units (GP-GPUs), discussions of the challenges involved in effectively programming GP-GPUs, and presentations on the use of GP-GPUs in a broad range of chemical applications. Read more

    released on 02.03.10

  7. NCSA aids Gravity Radio production

    NCSA multimedia technology specialist Jeff Carpenter produced a video collage that was part of the performance of Gravity Radio at Krannert Center for Performing Arts. Read more

    released on 01.29.10

  8. Sites sought for 2010 Virtual School classes

    The Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering is recruiting sites to participate in its 2010 summer schools for graduate students. Read more

    released on 01.19.10

  9. How will Blue Waters benefit science?

    How will Blue Waters benefit science?

    Many scientists are working now with the Blue Waters team so they are ready to use the massive sustained-petaflop supercomputer when it comes online in 2011. These teams will use Blue Waters to improve our understanding of everything from the Earth's climate to earthquakes. Read more

    released on 01.13.10

  10. National Science Foundation awards $1.95 million to GroupScope project

    The project will apply advanced computing power to research into social interaction in large, dynamic groups. Read more

    released on 01.07.10

  11. Webinar to provide Blue Waters proposal writing tips

    On Feb. 1, NCSA will host a webinar to provide details about the Blue Waters system, an overview of the PRAC program, and tips on writing successful PRAC proposals. Read more

    released on 01.05.10

  12. HPCwire names Kevin Franklin one to watch in 2010

    Kevin Franklin, the executive director of Illinois' Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts and Social Science, has been named one of the 12 top people to watch in 2010 by HPCwire. Read more

    released on 01.05.10

  13. What will scientists do with Blue Waters?

    What will scientists do with Blue Waters?

    Researchers will use Blue Waters to improve our understanding of tornadoes, earthquakes, the spread of contagious diseases, the formation of galaxies, the behavior of molecules and more. Read more

    released on 12.09.09

  14. Leaving the dark days

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    released on 11.12.09

  15. Computing crops

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    released on 11.12.09