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Blue Waters Illinois allocations awarded to 26 research teams

Mar 07, 2017

Blue Waters Illinois allocations awarded to 26 research teams These allocations range from 25,000 to 600,000 node-hours of compute time over a time span of either six months or one year. The research pursuits of these teams are incredibly diverse, ranging anywhere from physics to political science.


Illinois allocations deadline March 15 for Blue Waters supercomputer

Feb 27, 2017

Illinois allocations deadline March 15 for Blue Waters supercomputer More than 3 million node-hours yearly are allocated exclusively to projects from our campus, so apply by March 15 to use this extraordinary resource.


NCSA faculty affiliate wins Sloan fellowship

Feb 21, 2017

NCSA faculty affiliate wins Sloan fellowship Joaquin Vieira, an assistant professor of astronomy at the University of Illinois, received the award in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to his field.


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


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