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  1. NCSA hosts 2017 Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    NCSA hosts 2017 Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

    On September 19-20, 2017, NCSA will welcome the newest cadre of Blue Waters Graduate Fellows, from nine universities across the country, to the University of Illinois campus. Read more

    released on 09.18.17

  2. INCLUSION REU Seeks to Foster Diversity While Exposing Undergrads to Coding Via Open Source Software

    INCLUSION REU Seeks to Foster Diversity While Exposing Undergrads to Coding Via Open Source Software

    "We're doing this because we would like to get students that wouldn't have the opportunity otherwise to think about software, to learn about open source software, and then potentially be able to use that in either graduate school or in industry." – Daniel S. Katz, PI Read more

    released on 09.14.17

  3. LCI seeks hosts

    LCI seeks hosts

    The Linux Clusters Institute is currently seeking applications from institutions interested in hosting the 2018 LCI Introductory Workshop. Read more

    released on 09.13.17

  4. Illinois launches first U.S. nanomanufacturing node

    Illinois launches first U.S. nanomanufacturing node

    Illinois, NCSA researchers have been awarded a 5-year, $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to launch the country's first computational node aimed at developing nanomanufacturing simulation tools to improve efficiencies and strengthen the economic viability of nanomanufacturing. Read more

    released on 09.12.17

  5. Getty Foundation grant for collaborative research on Mediterranean cities

    Getty Foundation grant for collaborative research on Mediterranean cities

    The project investigates the layered art histories of medieval Mediterranean cities as the basis for initiating scholarly connections that challenge and move beyond the boundaries of modern historiographies, national narratives and contemporary socioeconomic realities. Read more

    released on 09.11.17

  6. A new cosmic ‘lab’

    A new cosmic ‘lab’

    Researchers linked together the Blue Waters MIRA supercomputers and then transferred 1.8 PB of data 1,200 miles. Read more

    released on 08.28.17

  7. NCSA industry conference to highlight business and government breakthroughs

    NCSA industry conference to highlight business and government breakthroughs

    Keynote speakers include John Kuzan, Research Manager at ExxonMobil and NCSA Director Bill Gropp. Read more

    released on 08.23.17

  8. New study uncovers best practices for effective partnerships between public HPC centers and industri

    New study uncovers best practices for effective partnerships between public HPC centers and industrial users

    NCSA, in collaboration with Hyperion Research, has just released the first study of its kind to examine HPC and industry partnerships, aimed at distilling global best practices among these collaborations. Read more

    released on 08.22.17

  9. Illinois faculty and staff can request time on Blue Waters supercomputer

    Illinois faculty and staff can request time on Blue Waters supercomputer

    University of Illinois faculty can submit a proposal until Sep. 15. Read more

    released on 08.17.17

  10. NCSA researcher awarded SIGHPC/Intel Computational Data and Science Fellowship

    NCSA researcher awarded SIGHPC/Intel Computational Data and Science Fellowship

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    released on 08.11.17

  11. The yt Project awarded NSF grant to expand to multiple new science domains

    The yt Project awarded NSF grant to expand to multiple new science domains

    This grant will enable yt to expand and begin to support other domains beyond astrophysics, including weather, geophysics and seismology, molecular dynamics and observational astronomy. Read more

    released on 08.10.17

  12. NSF supports NCSA researchers’ “SciTokens” secure authorization project

    NSF supports NCSA researchers’ “SciTokens” secure authorization project

    The SciTokens Project will use common web technologies to create a new authorization approach at scale focused on the decentralized environment found in large scientific collaborations. Read more

    released on 08.10.17

  13. NCSA processes data for the Dark Energy Survey in the most accurate measurement of dark matter struc

    NCSA processes data for the Dark Energy Survey in the most accurate measurement of dark matter structure in the universe

    New result rivals precision of cosmic microwave background measurements, supports view that dark matter and dark energy make up most of the cosmos. Read more

    released on 08.03.17

  14. NCSA seeking applicants for cyberinfrastructure professional internships

    NCSA seeking applicants for cyberinfrastructure professional internships

    This project will help prepare the next generation of system engineers and administrators by educating them about computer architecture, storage technology, interconnect, operating systems, cluster software stack, user management, job management, resources monitoring, networking, and security. Read more

    released on 08.01.17

  15. Blue Waters intern visualizes a career in app development

    Blue Waters intern visualizes a career in app development

    Recent Illinois grad credits NCSA Blue Waters internship in developing augmented reality app, desire for PhD. Read more

    released on 07.12.17