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NCSA hosts 2017 Blue Waters Graduate Fellows

Sep 18, 2017

NCSA hosts 2017 Blue Waters Graduate Fellows On September 19-20, 2017, NCSA will welcome the newest cadre of Blue Waters Graduate Fellows, from nine universities across the country, to the University of Illinois campus.


A new cosmic ‘lab’

Aug 28, 2017

A new cosmic ‘lab’ Researchers linked together the Blue Waters MIRA supercomputers and then transferred 1.8 PB of data 1,200 miles.


Illinois faculty and staff can request time on Blue Waters supercomputer

Aug 17, 2017

Illinois faculty and staff can request time on Blue Waters supercomputer University of Illinois faculty can submit a proposal until Sep. 15.


NCSA researcher awarded SIGHPC/Intel Computational Data and Science Fellowship

Aug 11, 2017

NCSA researcher awarded SIGHPC/Intel Computational Data and Science Fellowship


NCSA processes data for the Dark Energy Survey in the most accurate measurement of dark matter structure in the universe

Aug 03, 2017

NCSA processes data for the Dark Energy Survey in the most accurate measurement of dark matter structure in the universe New result rivals precision of cosmic microwave background measurements, supports view that dark matter and dark energy make up most of the cosmos.


Blue Waters intern visualizes a career in app development

Jul 12, 2017

Blue Waters intern visualizes a career in app development Recent Illinois grad credits NCSA Blue Waters internship in developing augmented reality app, desire for PhD.


UI researchers use supercomputer to develop techniques for more accurate evolutionary trees

Jul 12, 2017

UI researchers use supercomputer to develop techniques for more accurate evolutionary trees Tandy Warnow, a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is using NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer to design methods of creating more accurate phylogenies.


Great Lakes Consortium awards time on Blue Waters supercomputer

Jul 06, 2017

Nine research teams selected to use most powerful supercomputer on university campus.


NSF grants 14 researchers time on Blue Waters supercomputer

Jul 06, 2017

The awarded allocations reached a combined total of 84.5 million node hours (2.7 billion core hour equivalents), valued at $52.4 million.


NCSA grants $2.6m in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers

Jul 05, 2017

NCSA grants $2.6m in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers NCSA has awarded 3,697,000 node hours of time on the Blue Waters supercomputer to Illinois researchers from Spring 2017 proposal submissions.


Watch the 2017 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations

Jun 23, 2017

Watch the 2017 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations


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