Since 1986 - Covering the Fastest Computers in the World and the People Who Run Them

Language Flags
January 12, 2009

More Than A Magnifying Glass

Aaron Dubrow

In 2006, Chris Gilpin found himself limited by the capabilities of interpreting 3D electron microscopy. Gilpin wanted to create fuller and more telling images of biological structures, but the data created by these technologies was unwieldy and difficult to analyze. Data sets ballooned beyond the point where they could not be interpreted on a workstation or even a campus-wide grid. The three-dimensional possibilities that Gilpin hoped to tap were unrealized. But when Kelly Gaither came to campus, everything changed.

Full story at Texas Advanced Computing Center