Blue Waters aids in providing real-time crop type data
The new technique can distinguish crops with 95 percent accuracy just two or three months after planting and well before harvest.
Five years of fellows: Celebrating the Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship
NCSA's Blue Waters project is welcoming its fifth cadre of Blue Waters Graduate Fellows. We caught up with a few fellows from the past five years to talk about their experiences, and the impact of their Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship.
Research teams receive GLCPC allocations
Nine research projects from researchers at member institutions of the GLCPC have been awarded over 4.3 million node-hours on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer.
34 Illinois researchers receive allocations
The last-ever round of Illinois Allocations for computation time on NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer have been awarded, totalling more than 5.5 million node-hours, valued at nearly $3.7 million.
19 selected for Blue Waters Interns
The internship pairs students with faculty mentors and a research project for them to tackle. Each student is given a stipend totaling $5,000, access to a two-week intensive high-performance computing workshop, and an education allocation on the Blue Waters system.
TOTAL COMPUTING POWER DELIVERED
Since Blue Waters went into production on March 28, 2013, it has provided 23.5 billion core - hours to scientists and engineers across the country .