Blue Waters uses deep learning
This new approach will enable astronomers to study gravitational waves using minimal computational resources, reducing time to discovery and increasing the scientific reach of gravitational wave astrophysics.
Intern lands job at Microsoft
Sol Robinson, an NCSA intern with the Blue Waters project who graduated this past December, has just landed a software engineering position with Microsoft's Xbox team.
Blue Waters Professor creates new maize growth model
"The ultimate goal is to not only have a model, but to forecast in real-time, the crop yields and to project the crop yields decades into the future."
Blue Waters explores graphene
Professor Jerry Bernholc of North Carolina State University is utilizing Blue Waters to explore graphene's applications, including its use in nanoscale electronics and electrical DNA sequencing.
$2.4m allocated to Illinois researchers
Fifteen researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded allocations on the Blue Waters supercomputer, totaling 582,000 node-hours.
TOTAL COMPUTING POWER DELIVERED
Since Blue Waters went into production on March 28, 2013, it has provided 21.7 billion core - hours to scientists and engineers across the country .