NCSA/NGA to map the Earth
NCSA will receive $11.1 million in initial funding from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to fundamentally change the way the Earth is mapped.
Blue Waters simulates flu virus
Rommie Amaro, a Blue Waters researcher from UC-San Diego, has used Blue Waters to simulate movement in the viral envelope of the flu virus.
Blue Waters to combat COVID-19
The C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute, which spans multiple research institutions and private companies, seeks to apply computational resources and artificial intelligence to initially study COVID-19 and ways to curb its spread.
Tackling airplane turbulence
Katelyn Barber, a former Blue Waters Graduate Fellow from the University of North Dakota, is using supercomputers to help the aviation industry better evaluate turbulence.
Blue Waters allocates 21M node hours
Over $13 million worth of allocations in Blue Waters supercomputer awards have been given to researchers and faculty at Illinois studying a diversity of topics.
TOTAL COMPUTING POWER DELIVERED
Since Blue Waters went into production on March 28, 2013, it has provided 33.6 billion core - hours to scientists and engineers across the country .