Illinois researchers invited to apply for NCSA Fellowships

01.05.15 -

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are invited to apply for the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Fellowship program, which provides seed funding for demonstration or start-up projects, workshops, and/or other activities with the potential to lead to longer-term collaborations around research, development and education.

Fellows are provided a zero-percent NCSA appointment and are responsible for contributing to the center’s academic core, play a significant role in advising on center strategy, contribute to and take part in large collaborative funding efforts, and act as liaisons with their home departments. Fellows are provided with office space at NCSA as appropriate and have direct access to NCSA research scientists, staff, and services. Where possible, NCSA will provide access to compute, data, and other cyberinfrastructure, including software licenses, needed for fellowship projects.

Projects are encouraged that build on existing NCSA activities, including the center's six thematic areas:

and major projects and programs, including:

Details about the fellowships program, including full details on how to apply, are available at Applications are due by Feb. 22, 2015.

To discuss ideas for proposals, applicants are encouraged to contact the thematic area and project leads listed above or project manager Jay Roloff at

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