NCSA @ EOH 2019

02.25.19 -

Can you imagine how researchers are using supercomputers to challenge and change the future of science? We can! The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) wants to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the machines and research advancements in science during the 2019 Engineering Open House! NCSA's events are happening on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9. The event is family-friendly and fun for all ages.

Stop by NCSA on Friday, March 8 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to see innovative research from NCSA students, faculty, and staff, including 4k scientific visualizations from our Advanced Visualization Laboratory, free screenings of our documentaries, Seeing the Beginning of Time, and Solar Superstorms, gravitational wave signals emitted by black hole collisions in real-time, and computer clusters being built on-site! You won't want to miss out on our scavenger hunt to win prizes! Let us know you're coming via our Facebook event!

NCSA Engineering Open House Participating Exhibits

National Petascale Computing Facility (NPCF)

Get a behind-the-scenes look at NCSA's supercomputers at the National Petascale Computing Facility (NPCF) on Saturday, March 9 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and see the machine that can complete more than 13 quadrillion calculations per second. Let us know you're coming via our Facebook event!

About NCSA

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides supercomputing and advanced digital resources for the nation's science enterprise. At NCSA, University of Illinois faculty, staff, students, and collaborators from around the globe use advanced digital resources to address research grand challenges for the benefit of science and society. NCSA has been advancing one third of the Fortune 50® for more than 30 years by bringing industry, researchers, and students together to solve grand challenges at rapid speed and scale.