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Using Supercomputers to Understand Aviation Turbulence

Mar 31, 2020

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.

NCSA joins nationwide collaboration to combat COVID-19

Mar 26, 2020

The 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.

NCSA allocates over 21 million node hours in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards

Feb 28, 2020

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.

Blue Waters aids researchers in breakthrough flu simulations

Feb 25, 2020

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 Professor awarded $3.3 million for DOE project

Jan 23, 2020

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 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

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

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

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

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 will receive $11.1 million in initial funding from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to fundamentally change the way the Earth is mapped.

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