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  1. NCSA @ SC14

    NCSA @ SC14

    Get the latest on the Blue Waters supercomputer, our collaborations with industry, the National Data Service, and more. Read more

    released on 10.17.14

  2. Mapping Atoms

    Mapping Atoms

    "Blue Waters was essential" for Illinois researchers to simulate DNA moving through a graphene nanopore. Read more

    released on 10.09.14

  3. 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

  4. NCSA Faculty Fellow studies Hurricane Sandy’s impact on NYC traffic

    Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Dan Work will next work with NCSA to improve day-to-day taxi operations. Read more

    released on 10.21.14

  5. Blue Waters project to offer online course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme-Scale

    NCSA’s Blue Waters project will offer of an online graduate course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme-Scale Systems in spring 2015 and is seeking university partners that are interested in offering the course for credit to their students. Read more

    released on 10.21.14

  6. Fostering geospatial discovery and innovation through a national CyberGIS facility

    Fostering geospatial discovery and innovation through a national CyberGIS facility

    The CyberGIS Center receives a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant from the NSF to build a high-performance computing system optimized to deal with geospatial data. Read more

    released on 10.17.14

  7. 24 Illinois undergrads selected for internships with NCSA

    These talented undergraduates were selected through NCSA's SPIN (Students Pushing Innovation) program to pursue research and development projects. Read more

    released on 10.15.14

  8. 4 faculty selected for Blue Waters Professorships

    Four newly hired University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members have been selected as Blue Waters Professors, an honor that comes with substantial computing and data resources on the Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 10.15.14

  9. NCSA, ICHASS to aid Text Mining the Novel project

    What can computers and quantitative analysis do for the study of literature? Investigators have high hopes as a new multi-institutional partnership involving U of I turns to big data to better understand the history of novels and what they say about society. Read more

    released on 10.14.14

  10. NCSA’s Jongeneel to play key role in NIH-funded Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing

    The new center is a collaboration between the University and the Mayo Clinic and will be based at the Illinois Institute for Genomic Biology. Read more

    released on 10.09.14

  11. NCSA is part of Illinois team developing data infrastructure

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are seeking to accelerate the technology transfer process through a new $1.5 million National Science Foundation Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) project. Read more

    released on 10.09.14

  12. NSF spotlights NCSA Brown Dog

    Supported by a $10 million, five-year award from the National Science Foundation, an NCSA-led team is developing software that allows researchers to manage and make sense of vast amounts of digital scientific data that is currently trapped in outdated file formats. Read more

    released on 10.07.14

  13. NCSA celebrates big computing, big data with Petascale Day

    NCSA celebrates big computing, big data with Petascale Day

    On Oct. 15, NCSA invites everyone to participate in Petascale Day, a celebration of big computing and big data. Read more

    released on 10.07.14

  14. InfoWorld names Bro one of the year’s top open-source security tools

    The network security monitor and network analysis framework, developed by NCSA and the International Computer Science Institute, is honored with a 2014 BOSSIE Award. Read more

    released on 10.03.14

  15. Foundation selects Matt Turk as Moore Investigator in Data-Driven Discovery

    $1.5 million grant will support development of yt for "ingesting, indexing, and processing data." Read more

    released on 10.02.14