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Register now for free Workflows Workshop

Jul 12, 2016

Sponsored by the Blue Waters sustained-petascale computing project, this workshop will provide an overview of workflows and how they can enhance research productivity.


Solar Superstorms Invited to Show at SIGGRAPH 2016

Jul 11, 2016

Solar Superstorms Invited to Show at SIGGRAPH 2016 This conference will be the 43rd annual international conference and exhibition on computer graphics and interactive techniques, and will take place from July 24-28 in Anaheim, California.


Simulations describe HIV’s ‘diabolical delivery device’

Jun 16, 2016

Simulations describe HIV’s ‘diabolical delivery device’ Researchers use Blue Waters supercomputer to simulate HIV-1 capsid's maturation.


Rep. Rodney Davis declares support for Blue Waters in House floor address

Jun 15, 2016

Rep. Rodney Davis declares support for Blue Waters in House floor address U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13) voted this week in favor of important legislation to improve federal coordination with NCSA.


Supercomputer changing genetic medicine in Africa

Jun 14, 2016

Supercomputer changing genetic medicine in Africa Members of the Blue Waters team recently made it possible to discover genomic variants in over 300 deeply sequenced human samples to help construct a genotyping chip specific for African populations.


Host the HPC Workflow Workshop at your site in August

Jun 13, 2016

This multi-site workshop provides a convenient way for researchers to learn about the latest techniques and technologies related to workflows on high performance computing systems without having to travel long distances to attend.


NCSA’s Blue Waters Symposium kicks off Monday

Jun 09, 2016

NCSA’s Blue Waters Symposium kicks off Monday The symposium brings together users of the Blue Waters supercomputer as well as leaders in petascale computational science and engineering to share successes and methods on topics ranging from celestial exploration to river bottom silt.


Cool work on Blue Waters earns Illinois professors editor’s choice pick

Jun 07, 2016

Cool work on Blue Waters earns Illinois professors editor’s choice pick The blazing fast processing speed of the Blue Waters supercomputer yielded frigid results and a hot honor for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chemistry professor So Hirata.


Great Lakes Consortium awards access to Blue Waters supercomputer to 11 research projects

Jun 02, 2016

Science and engineering teams across the country receive computing time on Blue Waters.


Rep. Darin LaHood delivers statement on NITRD Program, NCSA Blue Waters

May 25, 2016

Rep. Darin LaHood delivers statement on NITRD Program, NCSA Blue Waters The House Science, Space, & Technology Committee unanimously passed the “Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Modernization Act of 2016." The bill is written to update the High Performance Computing Act of 1991 and modernize the NITRD Program in line with recent recommendations from the President’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology (PCast).


NCSA Welcomes National Academy Report

May 13, 2016

NCSA Welcomes National Academy Report NCSA welcomes the recommendations in the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s newly released report.


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