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ExxonMobil sets record on NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer

Feb 16, 2017

ExxonMobil sets record on NCSA’s Blue Waters supercomputer ExxonMobil has achieved a major breakthrough with proprietary software using more than four times the previous number of processors used on complex oil and gas reservoir simulation models to improve exploration and production results.


Blue Waters launches a Weekly Webinar Series

Feb 14, 2017

Blue Waters launches a Weekly Webinar Series The series starts Wednesday, March 1.


NCSA facilitates performance comparisons with china’s #1 supercomputer

Feb 09, 2017

NCSA facilitates performance comparisons with china’s #1 supercomputer Paper describes 'porting' and running of a discovery-science-capable code from the plasma physics domain onto Sunway TaihuLight's 'home-grown' architecture.


GECAT project announces two new funding opportunities

Feb 09, 2017

GECAT project announces two new funding opportunities Blue Waters and XSEDE researchers can submit proposals to collaborate with international organizations


Industry Program study labeled ‘key scientific article’ by engineering publication

Jan 24, 2017

Industry Program study labeled ‘key scientific article’ by engineering publication Industry Program study will lead to a 'massive leap' of advances in high-fidelity modeling


Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Andrew Kirby

Dec 13, 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.


Blue Waters Graduate Fellow: Sean Seyler

Dec 07, 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.


Do you hear it now?

Dec 06, 2016

Do you hear it now? Blue Waters speeds up gravitational wave analysis


Blue Waters pushes magnetic reconnection research

Dec 06, 2016

Blue Waters pushes magnetic reconnection research Blue Waters researchers use plasma interaction simulations to study magnetic reconnection.


Blue Waters supercomputer research call for proposals

Nov 28, 2016

The Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation is soliciting research proposals, due December 2.


New research brings earthquake prediction a step closer

Nov 21, 2016

New research brings earthquake prediction a step closer University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign geology professor Lijun Liu ran models of 100 cores each on Blue Waters to help them develop a method to estimate weakness in the Earth's outer layers.


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