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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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SDSC Summer Institute (SI) 2016: HPC for the Long Tail of Science Takes Place in August

August 1 – 5, 2016 - San Diego Supercomputer Center, La Jolla, California Applications Deadline - May 6, 2016 Notification - May 27, 2016   The SDSC Summer Institute (SI) 2016: HPC for the Long Tail of Science will provide a week of education and training in High Performance and Data Intensive Computing. The first...
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SDSC’s ‘Comet’ Supercomputer Blazing Trails via Science Gateways

Just six months after coming online, Comet, the new petascale supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is already blazing new paths of discovery, thanks in part to its role as a primary resource for an assortment of science gateways that provide scientists across many research domains with easy access to its computing power....
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SDSC Names Ilkay Altintas Chief Data Science Officer

Altintas to Lead Cyberinfrastructure Research, Education, and Development Ilkay Altintas has been appointed Chief Data Science Officer of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, effective immediately. Altintas, who joined SDSC in 2001, will lead the strategic coordination of all computational data science activities at SDSC while overseeing...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of November 2, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News   Plants + HPC at NCSA Many fields of research are seeing changes in how that research is conducted thanks to advances in technology. Plant science is one of those, and NCSA is playing a role in two large projects. Historically, successful trait selection in plant breeding has involved manual measurement of individual plants. This...
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Comet: A Supercomputer for the 'Long Tail' of Science

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego this week formally launched "Comet," a new petascale supercomputer designed to transform scientific research by expanding computational access among a larger number of researchers and across a wider range of domains. The result of an NSF award valued at roughly $24 million, including hardware and operating...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 26, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News Nominations Closing Soon for NVIDIA Global Impact Award Nomination Deadline – October 30, 2015 Researchers worldwide are invited to submit their innovations for the 2016 NVIDIA Global Impact Award – an annual grant of $150,000 for groundbreaking work that addresses the world’s most important social and humanitarian problems. The award will go to an institution...
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SDSC Upgrades Cloud Computing and Storage Services

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has made significant upgrades to its cloud-based storage system to include a new range of computing services designed to support science-based researchers, especially those with large data requirements that preclude commercial cloud use, or who require collaboration with cloud engineers for building...
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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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Yale Researchers Use TACC, SDSC Supercomputing Resources to Study Vascular Disease

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a vascular disease that affects tens of thousands of people around the world each year. The disease occurs most commonly in men over 60, and is characterized by a dilation of the abdominal aortic wall and often a persistent blood clot. The aorta is the largest artery in the body; it allows oxygenated blood to be distributed to organs and tissues...
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