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  1. RIST, PRACE and XSEDE Concluded Memorandum of Understanding on Information Exchange Concerning Promo

    RIST, PRACE and XSEDE Concluded Memorandum of Understanding on Information Exchange Concerning Promotion of Use of Advanced Computing

    The MOU between RIST, PRACE and XSEDE will strengthen and deepen their co-operation at the international level and reinforce the advanced research computing ecosystem. Read more

    released on 05.17.17

  2. Ten students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Ten students from across the country selected as Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    Now in its fourth year, the Blue Waters Fellowship Program provides students in a variety of disciplines substantial financial support and the opportunity to advance their research that involves high performance computing by leveraging the sustained petascale performance of the Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 05.11.17

  3. NCSA’s Blue Waters project provides $1.08 billion direct return to Illinois’ economy

    NCSA’s Blue Waters project provides $1.08 billion direct return to Illinois’ economy

    Study finds the nation's most powerful, open-science government-supported supercomputing program has positive impact on state and local economies. Read more

    released on 05.10.17

  4. Scientific impacts from just three years of Blue Waters

    Scientific impacts from just three years of Blue Waters

    Highlights from an investigation and evaluation of the scientific results from the NCSA Blue Waters supercomputer system. Read more

    released on 05.04.17

  5. NCSA releases annual report highlighting scientific exploration and breakthroughs enabled by the Blu

    NCSA releases annual report highlighting scientific exploration and breakthroughs enabled by the Blue Waters Project

    The report highlights a year of scientific exploration and breakthroughs enabled by the project's leadership-class supercomputer and its associated support, training, and education efforts. Read more

    released on 05.02.17

  6. NCSA Director named U of I vice president for economic development and innovation

    NCSA Director named U of I vice president for economic development and innovation

    NCSA Director Edward Seidel has been named vice president for economic development and innovation for the University of Illinois System, pending Board of Trustees approval, President Tim Killeen announced. Read more

    released on 04.24.17

  7. Students and scholars named in first national CyberGIS Summer School

    Students and scholars named in first national CyberGIS Summer School

    Participants will develop novel solutions to a set of motivating and significant scientific problems as they learn about cutting-edge scientific advances and technical capabilities of CyberGIS. Read more

    released on 04.20.17

  8. NCSA, Illinois Campus Cluster aid DES

    NCSA, Illinois Campus Cluster aid DES

    Data gathered from the Dark Energy Survey is sent to NCSA and processed by the Illinois Campus Cluster. Read more

    released on 04.19.17

  9. Bringing visual effects software to scientists

    Bringing visual effects software to scientists

    New website simplifies process of importing and rendering astrophysical data in 'Houdini' Read more

    released on 04.18.17

  10. 18 students selected for Blue Waters Student Internship Program

    Interns will learn to apply high-performance computing to problems in science, mathematics, and engineering through the year-long program. Their experience will begin in late May with a two-week Petascale Institute at NCSA. Read more

    released on 04.17.17

  11. Workload study: Blue Waters enables large-scale science

    Workload study: Blue Waters enables large-scale science

    The report shows how different communities and fields of science have made effective use of the system since full service began in 2013, providing insight to the supercomputing community on the benefits of some of the hardware decisions the Blue Waters project made. Read more

    released on 03.31.17

  12. NCSA to host NVIDIA deep learning workshop

    NCSA to host NVIDIA deep learning workshop

    Two days of lectures and labs coming April 3-4. Read more

    released on 03.17.17

  13. Exhibitors join PEARC17 conference

    Exhibitors join PEARC17 conference

    Internet2, Omnibond, Globus exhibitors in advanced digital research conference. Read more

    released on 03.13.17

  14. Blue Waters Illinois allocations awarded to 26 research teams

    Blue Waters Illinois allocations awarded to 26 research teams

    These allocations range from 25,000 to 600,000 node-hours of compute time over a time span of either six months or one year. The research pursuits of these teams are incredibly diverse, ranging anywhere from physics to political science. Read more

    released on 03.07.17

  15. Save the date: NDS7 Chicago April 13-14

    Save the date: NDS7 Chicago April 13-14

    The seventh National Data Service Consortium workshop (NDS7) will be held in Chicago on April 13-14, 2017. The workshop's theme is "Scientific Data Platforms: from Silos to Ecosystems." Read more

    released on 02.27.17