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NCSA Student Spotlight: Arjun Gupta

Noise can often disrupt the effectiveness and signal of an electrocardiogram (ECG), a test used to measure the electrical activity of the heart. With the added noise, the process of interpreting the signal and consequently diagnosing patients becomes that much harder. Arjun Gupta, an undergraduate research assistant at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), … Continued

NCSA and partners win HPCWire Editors’ Choice Award for EarthDEM collaboration

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign won Best Academic/Government collaboration as part of the annual HPCwire Editors’ Choice Awards, at the 2019 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC19), in Denver, Colorado. “NCSA is honored to be awarded for our contributions in geospatial … Continued

NCSA launches Center for Artificial Intelligence Innovation

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is excited to announce the creation of the Center for Artificial Intelligence Innovation (CAII), which seeks to continue the groundbreaking work already being done in the domains of Deep Learning, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. “We are truly excited to announce … Continued

15 students and five faculty from Illinois receive NCSA’s Fiddler Innovation Fellowship

by Shaylee Bent From using supercomputers to peer into the data behind gun violence and mental health to simulating cosmic star mergers, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a long-standing history of transcending traditional borders of academic research. In line with this tradition, NCSA students from … Continued

NCSA’s Clowder to be Leveraged in $3 Million Effort to Support Permafrost Data Analytics

A $3 million National Science Foundation grant will develop and establish the Permafrost Discovery Gateway, an online resource that will support scientists as they work to better understand changes in permafrost in the Arctic. A group of institutions, including the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will seek … Continued

Blue Waters announces four webinars for October and November

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications’ (NCSA) Blue Waters project offers a webinar series that addresses Data Analytics, Petascale Computing, Scientific Software Ecosystems, Scientific Visualization, Scientific Workflows, Software Engineering and Workforce Development and Inclusion. Over the next two months, we will offer the following four new webinars: October 16, 2019: Making Containers Easier with HPC … Continued

Roadmap to the stars: Accelerating innovation in multi-messenger astrophysics

In a new Expert Recommendation appearing in Nature Reviews Physics, representatives from multiple communities, including big data analytics, artificial intelligence, high performance computing, physics, and astronomy, come together to discuss a community roadmap for integrating innovations from the big data Revolution into multi-messenger astrophysics (MMA). The paper, “Enabling real-time multi-messenger astrophysics discoveries with deep learning,” … Continued

Linux Clusters Institute seeking host institutions

The Linux Clusters Institute (LCI) is currently seeking applications from institutions interested in hosting the 2020 LCI Introductory, Intermediate, OR Advanced Workshops. These workshops provide education and technical training for the deployment and use of computing clusters to the high performance computing community worldwide. The deadline to submit your host site letter of interest is … Continued

NCSA’s nanoMFG Node Names Elif Ertekin Director

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the University of Illinois is proud to announce associate professor of mechanical science and engineering Elif Ertekin as the new Director of nanoMFG, NCSA’s NSF-funded nanomanufacturing node, the first of its kind in the United States. “Our goal is to develop tools that are enabling for the … Continued

Trusted CI collaboration receives $12.5 million renewal grant from NSF

URBANA, IL – The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Trusted CI, the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (CCoE), a $12.5 million renewal grant to extend the CCoE through 2024. Over the past seven years, Trusted CI pioneered and set the standard for an NSF CCoE through continuous innovation in cybersecurity and cultivating the NSF … Continued

Collaboration creates new way for farmers to estimate commodity payments

As farmers prepare to start harvest in a year of challenges from Mother Nature, they’re also sorting through farm program payment decisions based on the changes from the 2018 Farm Bill. To help with these decisions, farmers can take advantage of updated technology to make smart business decisions. The Gardner-farmdoc Payment Calculator is an online … Continued

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