Larry Smarr Helps NCSA Celebrate 30th Anniversary

September 20, 2016

Throughout the past year, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications has been celebrating its 30th anniversary. On Friday, Larry Smarr, whose unsolicited 1983 proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF) begat NCSA in 1985 and helped spur NSF to create not one but five national centers for supercomputing, gave a celebratory talk at NCSA. Read more…

By John Russell

New Approach to Computationally Designing Drugs for GPCRs

September 8, 2016

Modeling protein interactions with drugs has long been computationally challenging. One obstacle is these interactions often take relatively long to occur and conventional molecular dynamics simulation is insufficient. This week a group of researchers, using several EXSEDE supercomputers, report a hybrid in silico-experimental approach that shows promise as a drug design tool for use with G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) Read more…

By John Russell

Gordon Supercomputer Advances Fight Against Deadly Brain Cancer

February 23, 2015

A collaboration between San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), Moores Cancer Center, and Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Wind Farm Simulation Reveals Important Design Clues

January 14, 2015

With renewable energy sources like solar and wind power set to become much more cost-effective over the next ten years according to recent studies out of Finlan Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

‘Sherlock’ Applies Problem Solving to Complex Challenges

August 21, 2013

San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) is announcing a bold new cloud and analytics-based initiative, called Sherlock. Established by SDSC with the assistance of SD Technology and Chickasaw Nation Industries, the Sherlock-branded project represents an "extensive portfolio of information technology services for healthcare and government." Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Gordon Flashes Its Versatility in HPC Workloads

June 18, 2013

Researchers are finding innovative uses for Gordon, the 285 teraflop supercomputer housed at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) that has a unique Flash-based storage system. Since going online, researchers have put the incredibly fast I/O to use on a wide variety of workloads, ranging from chemistry to political science. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

Promoting Hemispheric Advancement Through Collaborative Research

October 23, 2012

The Organization of American States (OAS) has been called the UN of the Americas and it is involved in everything from food security to supercomputing. It is the prime political forum of the western hemisphere and the world's oldest regional organization. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Promoting Hemispheric Advancement Through Collaborative Research

October 23, 2012

The Organization of American States (OAS) has been called the UN of the Americas and it is involved in everything from food security to supercomputing. It is the prime political forum of the western hemisphere and the world's oldest regional organization. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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