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Can You Imagine: Surveying the Night Sky in the Era of Big Data?

Apr 10, 2019

Can You Imagine: Surveying the Night Sky in the Era of Big Data? Imagine being able to map the night sky five times more frequently than our current human capability.


Two NCSA affiliates receive NSF CAREER Awards

Apr 08, 2019

Two NCSA affiliates receive NSF CAREER Awards Blue Waters professors Kaiyu Guan and Mattia Gazzola have each received an NSF CAREER award, a prestigious achievement for young researchers across the United States.


Registration now open for the 2019 Petascale Computing Institute

Mar 28, 2019

Registration now open for the 2019 Petascale Computing Institute The institute, which runs from August 19-23, aims to help researchers scale their code for leadership-class computing systems.


38 Illinois research groups awarded time on Blue Waters leadership supercomputer

Mar 15, 2019

38 Illinois research groups awarded time on Blue Waters leadership supercomputer This round of allocations provides over 17 million node-hours, equivalent to over half a billion core hours, and is valued at over $10.5 million, helping Illinois researchers push the boundaries of innovation and frontier science discovery.


Promising diagnostics for detecting latent tuberculosis revealed

Mar 12, 2019

Promising diagnostics for detecting latent tuberculosis revealed High throughput detection technology and powerful bioinformatics, reveal a new approach for LTBI diagnosis.


Blue Waters Professor Diwakar Shukla named Sloan Research Fellow

Feb 25, 2019

Blue Waters Professor Diwakar Shukla named Sloan Research Fellow University of Illinois faculty and Blue Waters Professor Diwakar Shukla was one of 126 researchers named a Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


Six research groups awarded new GLCPC allocations on Blue Waters supercomputer

Feb 11, 2019

Six research groups awarded new GLCPC allocations on Blue Waters supercomputer Ranging from research investigations regarding Hepatitis B to space weather modeling, these diverse projects will help provide researchers insight into complex problems in multiple scientific areas.


Caltech researcher uses Blue Waters to model galactic atmospheres

Feb 11, 2019

Caltech researcher uses Blue Waters to model galactic atmospheres A team of researchers featuring Caltech’s Cameron Hummels used the Blue Waters leadership supercomputer to account for large amounts of neutral hydrogen gas following the formation of galaxies.


Students Visit NCSA from Australia to work on Crops in Silico Project

Feb 05, 2019

Students Visit NCSA from Australia to work on Crops in Silico Project Harry Guthrie and Edward Dann will help test simulations that aim to understand insect behavior and crop pollination.


Can You Imagine: Predicting crop yields with supercomputers and satellites?

Jan 31, 2019

Can You Imagine: Predicting crop yields with supercomputers and satellites? What if we could predict, in real-time, crop productivity and water use for the entire United States corn belt?


Black hole research featuring simulations from the Blue Waters supercomputer published in Nature

Jan 23, 2019

Black hole research featuring simulations from the Blue Waters supercomputer published in Nature Birth of massive black holes in the early universe revealed.


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