Bill Gropp – Pursuing the Next Big Thing at NCSA

March 28, 2017

About eight months ago Bill Gropp was elevated to acting director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). He is, of course, already highl Read more…

By John Russell

IBM Plans Cognitive Computing Research Center with University of Illinois

April 15, 2016

In keeping with its vision of an era of cognitive computing enabled by acceleration technology, IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans for a multi-year Read more…

By John Russell

Inside the National Petascale Computing Facility

May 12, 2011

A look behind the scenes at the Blue Waters supercomputer's new digs at NCSA. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Air Force, University of Illinois Take Aim at Cloud Challenges

May 9, 2011

This week the University of Illinois, the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research launched a new initiative to tackle some of the most persistent security and data integrity related issues that plague the cloud. We discussed the effort and its projected outcomes with the project lead, Dr. Roy Campbell. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

TeraGrid 2010 Keynote: Attendees Peer into Blue Waters

August 16, 2010

At this year's TeraGrid conference, Bob Wilhelmson, recently retired chief science officer of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and former applications lead for the Blue Waters project, delivered a keynote address in which he discussed the Blue Waters architecture and shared several planned projects for the new supercomputer. This is our fourth in a series covering the TeraGrid conference. Read more…

By Jan Zverina

The Week in Review

December 10, 2009

Blue Waters' expense has some calling for project's justification; and new German weather system has official launch party. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup. Read more…

By HPCwire Staff

The Week in Review

October 8, 2009

UT's Kraken breaks petascale barrier for academia; and Cyprus Institute partners with University of Illinois. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup. Read more…

By HPCwire Staff

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