Blue Waters’ computational power aids researchers studying the early building blocks of the universe to better understand modern phenomena.
Blue Waters research on turbulent flow published in National Academy of Sciences
The largest simulations performed to date of turbulent, small-scale structures were performed on Blue Waters by a NSF PRAC research team led by Georgia Tech. Prof. P.K. Yeung and reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Blue Waters researcher looking to take the salt out of seawater
Illinois professor Narayana Aluru led a team that found that tiny pores in thin sheets of the material molybdenum disulfide could be very good at removing salt from seawater to yield drinkable water.
Graduate Fellowship applications are due Feb. 3
Applications are due Feb. 3, 2016, for the Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship program for 2016-2017, which provides grad students from across the country the opportunity to immerse themselves in a year of focused HPC research.
Faculty mentors and undergrads sought for Blue Waters internship program
To help prepare the next generation of supercomputing researchers, the Blue Waters project offers paid internships to undergraduate students across the country.
Physicists Warren Mori and team members Weiming An and Frank Tsung use Blue Waters to simulate plasma acceleration. Their research has led to two recent publications in Nature.
Blue Waters user's work on cell visualization published in Nature
Blue Waters supercomputer user Emad Tajkhorshid and colleagues visualized the entire process of protein transportation across membranes at the atomic level.