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Celebrating the #BeautyofComputing

Celebrating the #BeautyofComputing

NCSA joins the National Science Foundation in its social media campaign to celebrate of the beauty of computing. Read more

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XSEDE User Portal Launches Mobile Apps for Android, Apple iOS

These two mobile apps provide powerful features to help researchers' better use XSEDE resources and services. Read more

XSEDE User Portal Launches Mobile Apps for Android, Apple iOS
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NCSA helps develop dark matter maps

An international team of researchers has developed a new map of the distribution of dark matter in the universe using data from the Dark Energy Survey. NCSA processes images from the DECam, identifies and catalogues stars and galaxies, and stores everything in a database. Read more

NCSA helps develop dark matter maps
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Executive Order establishes National Strategic Computing Initiative

This coordinated research, development, and deployment strategy is designed to advance core technologies to solve difficult computational problems and foster increased use of the new capabilities in the public and private sectors. Read more

Executive Order establishes National Strategic Computing Initiative
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XSEDE Campus Bridging effort helps more people access cyberinfrastructure

The team makes it easier to connect researchers' analyses to the national cyberinfrastructure, smoothing the way for discovery and breakthroughs. Read more

XSEDE Campus Bridging effort helps more people access cyberinfrastructure
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PEcAn 1.4.3 released

The Predictive Ecosystem Analyzer (PEcAn) toolbox provides a scientific workflow system to manage heterogeneous environmental data and a Bayesian data assimilation system to synthesize this information within state-of-the-art ecosystems models. Read more

PEcAn 1.4.3 released
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Over $17 million in computing time allocated via XSEDE

At the recent XSEDE Resource Allocations Committee review, 341 million computing hours, valued at $17.05 million, were awarded to 138 research projects throughout the country. Read more

Over $17 million in computing time allocated via XSEDE
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Call for Papers: Workshop on Software Development Environments for High-Performance Computing

Submissions are due by Aug. 14 for this workshop, which will be held Oct. 18-21 in San Francisco. Read more

Call for Papers: Workshop on Software Development Environments for High-Performance Computing
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Illinois-NCSA team receives $1.8M to create data platform for Big Data in plants

Researchers will develop a cutting-edge, automated system to collect, analyze, and share data on multiple characteristics of sorghum, a key bioenergy crop, and to link observational data to genomic data. Read more

Illinois-NCSA team receives $1.8M to create data platform for Big Data in plants
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iSEE funds plants in silico project

NCSA is part of a team that will research how to accurately predict and model plant response to climate change—from the molecular to the ecosystem level. Read more

iSEE funds plants in silico project
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Stodden: Access to big data is crucial for credibility of computational research

NCSA faculty affiliate and library and information science professor Victoria Stodden says sharing code and data will become the standard to ensure reproducibility of science. Read more

Stodden: Access to big data is crucial for credibility of computational research

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Events

August 13: Interactive geo-visualization of large-scale movement data using Apache Spark

August 14: Submissions due for Workshop on Software Development Environments for High-performance Computing

August 17: Supercomputing for Everyone Series: Performance Tuning Summer School

August 18: Scientific Software Development: A short course for engineers and reluctant coders

August 28: NCSA Colloquium

August 28: #IllinoisWelcome Tour

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Job openings

Project Manager, Collaborative eScience Program Office, closes August 12

Research Programmer, National Data Service, closes August 12

Research Programmer, LSST Project, closes August 31

Research Scientist, Production Astronomy Division, closes August 31

System Management and Development Lead, LSST Project, closes August 31

System Engineer / Senior System Engineer, Advanced Digital Services Directorate, closes December 18

Research Programmer, Innovative Software and Data Analysis Division, closes December 31

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