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NCSA by the numbers

Whether the category is staff, grants or supercomputing power, numbers tell the story of NCSA’s scope and impact. See how the National Center for Supercomputing Applications breaks down by the numbers.

One-third of the Fortune 50 have worked with NCSA through more than $75 million in research partnerships.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ranked #1 in NSF funding in FY2011 due, in large part, to the Blue Waters award.

NCSA will bring $1.5 billion to the university in the 30 years between 1985 and 2015.

On average, 73 proposals are submitted by NCSA per year.

There are 134 active grants at NCSA.

12 NCSA partners and spin-off companies have made their home in Illinois’ Research Park.

There are 250 people at NCSA — including post-docs and students — and 134 Faculty Fellows from 12 colleges and the Illinois State Water Survey: Engineering, ACES, FAA, AHS, Education, GSLIS, Vet Med, Library, and Life Science.

Since July 2007, over 11,777 people have toured the NCSA facilities.

Blue Waters sustains and delivers 1 quadrillion (1015) calculations per second to researchers at Illinois and around the world.

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