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Blue Waters Professor awarded $3.3 million for DOE project

Jan 23, 2020

Blue Waters Professor awarded $3.3 million for DOE project Kaiyu Guan, a Blue Waters professor at NCSA, and his research team have been awarded a grant to measure carbon emissions in bioenergy crops


NCSA and partners win HPCWire Editors’ Choice Award for EarthDEM collaboration

Nov 20, 2019

NCSA and partners win HPCWire Editors’ Choice Award for EarthDEM collaboration NCSA has been awarded the Best Academic/Government collaboration award for EarthDEM, a collaboration with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency that seeks to create digital elevation models of the entire Earth.


Blue Waters announces four webinars for October and November

Oct 10, 2019

Blue Waters announces four webinars for October and November NCSA has announced four new Blue Waters Webinars taking place over the next two months.


Understanding Earth’s Geomagnetism with Blue Waters

Sep 25, 2019

Understanding Earth’s Geomagnetism with Blue Waters Dr. Weijia Kuang from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is using Blue Waters to gain insights into the inner reaches of the Earth


Blue Waters computational resources available through 2020

Aug 09, 2019

Blue Waters computational resources available through 2020 NCSA will continue to provide supercomputing resources to University of Illinois researchers through the Blue Waters Project into 2020.


Breathe in, breathe out? It’s complicated

Aug 08, 2019

Breathe in, breathe out? It’s complicated Biologists are learning that lungs in vertebrates seem to evolve and adapt to the environment. But there is still much to learn, and NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer is enabling those discoveries.


NCSA collaborates with NGA to create the world’s most powerful geospatial system

Aug 02, 2019

NCSA collaborates with NGA to create the world’s most powerful geospatial system NCSA will receive $11.1 million in initial funding from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to fundamentally change the way the Earth is mapped.


The fragile balance of the most productive ecosystems

Jul 24, 2019

The fragile balance of the most productive ecosystems Using NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer to study two estuaries in New Hampshire changed the trajectory of Salme Cook’s research and yielded significant findings.


Simulating hurricanes with Blue Waters

Jul 17, 2019

Simulating hurricanes with Blue Waters Ryan Sriver, a researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is using a powerful supercomputer to figure out the effects of a changing climate on the frequency and intensity of hurricanes.


Black hole simulation solves a mystery about their accretion disks

Jun 18, 2019

Black hole simulation solves a mystery about their accretion disks Scientists conducted the most detailed simulations of a black hole to date using a custom code and the GPUs on Blue Waters. A number of theoretical predictions regarding accretion disks have finally been validated.


NCSA’s Blue Waters Petascale Computing Hackathon now accepting applications

May 28, 2019

NCSA’s Blue Waters Petascale Computing Hackathon now accepting applications The deadline to apply is July 8, 2019.


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