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Researchers using Blue Waters supercomputer make strides in researching treatment for Ebola, other pathogenic diseases

Sep 26, 2016

Researchers using Blue Waters supercomputer make strides in researching treatment for Ebola, other pathogenic diseases A team of researchers is using Blue Waters to design antibodies against the Ebola virus, with hope to apply the protocol to other viruses including influenza.


Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Erin Teich

Sep 22, 2016

The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish.


NASA Career Award winner uses Blue Waters supercomputer to mine crop yield data

Sep 21, 2016

NASA Career Award winner uses Blue Waters supercomputer to mine crop yield data A faculty member at the University of Illinois is using the Blue Waters supercomputer on campus to gain new insights into crop yields through satellite data.


Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Iryna Butsky

Sep 19, 2016

The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship was awarded to ten outstanding Ph.D. students in computational science. In this series we're featuring brief introductions to who they are and what they're trying to accomplish.


Profiles Series: Six Questions for the 2016 NCSA Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

Sep 19, 2016

Profiles Series: Six Questions for the 2016 NCSA Blue Waters Graduate Fellows Follow throughout this series as we individually highlight the 2016 Blue Waters Graduate Fellows to learn more about their research.


Blue Waters supercomputer used to develop a standard for partisan gerrymandering, generates 800 million maps

Sep 14, 2016

Blue Waters supercomputer used to develop a standard for partisan gerrymandering, generates 800 million maps Blue Waters supercomputer continues to make significant discoveries in the social sciences as its computational power has enabled a new approach for identifying partisan gerrymandering.


Using Blue Waters supercomputer to better understand Ebola transmission

Sep 13, 2016

Using Blue Waters supercomputer to better understand Ebola transmission Florida State University researcher Ashok Srinivasan and his team are using the Blue Waters supercomputer at NCSA to create better airport procedures to reduce the risk of Ebola transmission in air travel.


Blue Waters supercomputer used to create 3D elevation models for White House Arctic initiative

Sep 01, 2016

Blue Waters supercomputer used to create 3D elevation models for White House Arctic initiative ArticDEM project uses world’s fastest academic supercomputer to create newly-released DEMs of Alaska.


Something’s going on in the arctic

Sep 01, 2016

Something’s going on in the arctic Arctic maps created using NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer are helping researchers understand the changing landscape of some of the most remote places on Earth.


NCSA hosting Q&A session about Blue Waters Illinois allocations due September 15

Sep 01, 2016

NCSA hosting Q&A session about Blue Waters Illinois allocations due September 15 NCSA will host a question-and-answer session on September 8, 1-2 p.m. to allow Illinois researchers and scientists to ask Blue Waters experts about allocation proposals, which are due by September 15.


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.


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