Apply for Illinois allocations
Applications are now open for University of Illinois researchers seeking allocations on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer.
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.
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."
Broadening Participation Allocations
Apply by March 15, 2018 for this new category of allocations. It is open to faculty and research staff at U.S. academic institutions who have not previously been a PI on a research allocation on the Blue Waters system.