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SDSC to Double ‘Comet’ Supercomputer’s Graphic Processor Count

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego has been granted a supplemental award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to double the number of graphic processing units, or GPUs, on its petascale-level Comet supercomputer in direct response to growing demand for GPU computing across a wide range of research domains. Under the supplemental NSF...
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Women at SC Awarded the CENIC 2017 Innovations in Networking Award

In recognition of work to expand the diversity of the SCinet volunteer staff and to provide professional development opportunities to highly qualified women in the field of networking, the Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program has been selected by CENIC as a recipient of the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Experimental Applications. Project members being recognized include...
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Texas Advanced Computing Center Receives Honors in 2016 HPCWire Awards

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has been recognized in the annual HPCWire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards, presented at the 2016 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), in Salt Lake City, Utah. The list of winners was revealed at the HPCWire booth at the event, and on the HPCWire website, located at www.HPCwire.com....
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Engility Awarded $112M Contract for Scientific Computing by the FDA

Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL), today announced it was awarded a $112 million single-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Scientific Computing Board and Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT). Engility will deliver services unique to computational science and bioinformatics, a discipline that promotes...
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GÉANT, UbuntuNet Alliance, and IU Co-Lead $3.25M Grant to Improve Research Collaborations

Awarded by the US National Science Foundation (NSF) to Dr. Jennifer Schopf at Indiana University (IU), the grant is the result of a collaboration between IU, GÉANT, and three main African partners to increase international research output and provide cost effective data sharing solutions to support more scientific applications between continents. The ‘’Networks for European, American, and...
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NCSA Awarded NSF Grant to Expand Computational Science Education in Food, Energy, and Water

Researchers at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded a 4-year, $1M grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to address grand challenges at the nexus of food, energy, and water (FEW). The project, titled “The INFEWS-ER: a Virtual Resource Center Enabling Graduate Innovations at the Nexus of Food,...
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UK Graduate Student Wins Blue Waters Fellowship

University of Kentucky doctoral student Paul Hime has been awarded the Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship from the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). Hime, a graduate student in Associate Professor David Weisrock’s lab in the Department of Biology, is one of only 10 students across the country who has been selected for the program. The NCSA’s Blue Waters Fellowship will...
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NSF Awards $15 Million to Create Science Gateways Community Institute

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year $15 million grant to a collaborative team led by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego to establish a Science Gateways Community Institute to accelerate the development and application of highly functional, sustainable science gateways that address the needs of researchers across the full spectrum of NSF...
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Los Alamos Researcher Honored for HPC Storage Leadership

Gary Grider, deputy division leader of the High Performance Computing (HPC) Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory, was awarded 2015 Richard P. Feynman Innovation Prize at a ceremony last week for his national leadership in developing cutting-edge HPC strategies and his innovative business partnerships. Grider is a leader in the HPC storage community and holds 12 patents and over 30...
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NCAR Awards 42 Million Core Hours on Yellowstone Supercomputer

Nine science projects were recently chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the Yellowstone supercomputer in Cheyenne. The most recent recommended allocations total 42.6 million core hours, 270 terabytes of archival storage, and 47,000 hours on data analysis and visualization systems, Shader says. To provide some perspective on what these numbers mean, here are some useful...
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