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Can You Imagine: Helping Research Reach New Heights with AI?

Apr 22, 2019

Vlad Kindratenko helps researchers refine the tools and applications that they use to make discoveries and gain insights with high-performance computing.


Blue Waters and XSEDE user Charles Gammie contributes to M87 black hole image

Apr 18, 2019

Using simulations made on the Blue Waters supercomputer and XSEDE resources, University of Illinois astrophysicist Charles Gammie and his research team enabled the first-ever picture of a black hole, captured last week.


Blue Waters user Claire Porter wins NOAA David Johnson Award for ArcticDEM Research

Apr 16, 2019

Porter and the ArcticDEM team used the Blue Waters supercomputer to create digital elevation models to map the Arctic, the Antarctic, and soon, the entire world.


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

Apr 10, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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