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Caltech Upgrading Demo Cluster with Intel Xeon-Phi x200 Processor

Nor-Tech reports that Caltech is upgrading its Nor-Tech demo cluster with Intel Xeon Phi. The demo cluster is a no-cost, no-strings opportunity for current and prospective clients to test-drive simulation applications on a cutting-edge Nor-Tech HPC equipped with Intel Xeon Phi and other high-demand platforms installed and configured. Users can also integrate their existing platforms into the...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 12, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News   Supercomputing Coral's Race to Beat Heat Corals can genetically adapt to warmer waters from climate change, scientists say in a study that relied on bioinformatic analysis with supercomputers. Reef-building corals can withstand a small degree of warming. This study with polyps of staghorn coral Acropora millepora across the Great...
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Applicatio Deadline Approaching: Summer Training Workshop in Bimolecular Simulations for Undergraduate and First-Year Graduate Students

June 21-26, 2015 – Caltech, Pasadena, California Application Deadline - May 13, 2015. The 2015 Summer Training Workshop in Bimolecular Simulations is an NSF-funded workshop that provides a hands-on opportunity for undergraduate students and first-year graduate students to learn both basic scientific computing practices and a wide variety of molecular dynamics (MD) simulation...
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Summer Training Workshop in Biomolecular Simulations for Undergraduate and First-Year Graduate Students - Apply Today!

June 21-26, 2015 – CalTech, Pasadena, California Application Deadline - May 13, 2015 The 2015 Summer Training Workshop in Biomolecular Simulations is an NSF-funded workshop that provides a hands-on opportunity for undergraduate students and first-year graduate students to learn both basic scientific computing practices and a wide variety of molecular dynamics (MD) simulation...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of September 15, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC In the News   Big Data Needs Big Funding: NSF's Jahanian Makes the Case Farnam Jahanian, out-going U.S. National Science Foundation assistant director for the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate, recently discussed the ways society will come to rely on a massive surge of new data that will require significant investments in cyber infrastructure...
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Consortium Aims to Boost Minority Faculty in STEM Fields

Stanford University The University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, the University of California, Los Angeles, and the California Institute of Technology have formed the California Alliance for Graduate Education and Professoriate, a partnership that aims to solve the problem of having too few minority Ph.D. students in the science, technology, engineering, and math...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of March 17, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE qqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqq

HPC Happenings Faculty Mentors Needed for the Blue Waters Student Internship Program Submission Deadline for Intern Positions – March 28, 2014 he goal of the Blue Waters Student Internship Program is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students a unique learning experience by immersing them in projects associated with Blue Waters and/or XSEDE. We are looking...
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The Masters of Uncertainty: The Bayesian Future of Supercomputing (Video Interview)

HPCwire According to Dr. Houman Owhadi and Dr. Clint Scovel, both from the California Institute of Technology, Bayesian methods are becoming more prevalent as high performance computing advances continue. In this special audio-based feature interview, HPCwire talks with both about what these methods will contribute to a number of research and enterprise endeavors, what computational...
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Caltech is Predicting Earthquakes and Saving Lives--With Smartphones

BBC News California Institute of Technology researchers have created an app called CrowdShake that provides early earthquake warnings by converting a smartphone's accelerometer into a seismometer. "In the Pasadena area, which is a relatively small community--it's hardly 10km across--we have hundreds and hundreds of volunteers that we give a very small low-cost accelerometer to, it's...
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