Blue Waters research featured on cover of Nature
Nature featured a visualization from Warren Mori's research group on the cover of the Nov. 2014 issue. The image, by Frank Tsung and Weiming An, shows a high-efficiency plasma wakefield accelerator, which may be a milestone in the development of affordable and compact accelerators for many applications.
Exploring the nanoscale
Purdue researchers use Blue Waters to design the building blocks of future nano-computing technologies.
Many problems, many objectives
Patrick Reed's team at Cornell University created a new algorithm to solve problems that require optimization of many conflicting objectives. His team focuses on managing droughts, but their methodology can be used in many other fields.
"Blue Waters was essential" for Illinois researchers to simulate DNA moving through a graphene nanopore.
Q&A for Illinois proposals to be held March 5
Proposals from Illinois faculty and staff interested in using the Blue Waters supercomputer are due March 15. A Q&A on the supercomputer & the proposal process will be 3-5pm March 5 at the NCSA Building, Room 1040.
Mayo Clinic researchers use the Blue Waters supercomputer to understand gene expression in the brain.
Apply for undergraduate internships by March 20
Undergraduate students from across the country are invited to apply for year-long Blue Waters internships. Interns will gain experiences in applying high-performance computing to problems in science, mathematics, and engineering.
Do the wave
The SCEC PressOn project is leading the charge in more physically realistic, wave-based earthquake simulations.
Unlocking the mysteries of the most devastating thunderstorms
Leigh Orf, a professor in atmospheric sciences Central Michigan University, talks about his early interest in severe weather and how he's advancing our understanding of some of the most devastating thunderstorms and tornadoes on Earth.