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Applications open for Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship Program

The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship Program, funded by the National Science Foundation, immerses graduate students from across the country in a year of focused HPC and data-intensive research. The Blue Waters Project offers unique opportunities for fellowships to students at any accredited degree...

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2018 Cluster Buy-In: Have Your Say

HPCC is planning for the installation of a new cluster in the new MSU Data Center sometime in the Spring of 2018. We are soliciting both feedback and potential interest in buying-in to the new cluster. The link provides information as of Nov 2018, post SC17, that gives some general outlines of what...

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HPC Student Internships

Looking for opportunities to learn, practice or work in the high performance computing? Visit http://www.stem-trek.org/opportunities/internships/ for a list of opportunities to gain hands-on experience in HPC system administration, high performance computing and related fields that use HPC for...

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Welcome New iCER Business Staff

Sierra is excited to join the iCER business team and looks forward to getting to know everyone in the computational computing field. Sierra has worked on campus for just over nine year. Most recently before iCER, she was working in the Biochemistry Department, where she handled the department’s...

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iCER Student Highlights: Tayeb Kakeshpour

Modulating Molecular Stickiness: Electron Delocalization Tunes Hydrogen Bonding Tayeb Kakeshpour is a sixth year Ph.D. student studying Physical Organic Chemistry at Michigan State University. He works with James E. (Ned) Jackson, a professor in the Department of Chemistry. Kakeshpour’s research...

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Successful Summer for Student Researchers in MSU ACRES

TUESDAY, August 29th — This summer, eleven undergraduates participated in the first Advanced Computational Research Experience (ACRES) at Michigan State University (MSU) and  presented their research at the annual Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences (Mid-SURE). This was a...

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iCER Student Highlights: Biyi Fang & Yuan Liang

Making Machines Understand Satellite Maps Better Biyi Fang and Yuan Liang are two Ph.D. students studying Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan State University. Fang’s advisor is Dr. Mi Zhang where his research focus is deep learning optimization and implementation on mobile devices,...

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Call for Student Travel Grant Applications for SC17

WEDNESDAY, August 16 —The deadline for submitting a student travel grant application for SC17 (Denver, 12 - 17 November, 2017) is rapidly approaching.  These grants award up to $600 for students in  North America and $1200  for students whose travel originates elsewhere. These funds may be used...

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Call for Proposals: Big Data Ignite 2017

TUESDAY, August 8th — Big Data Ignite 2017 takes place on Sep 27-29 at DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI. This year’s theme is “The Age of Exponential Intelligence.” Big Data Ignite 2017 will explore and illuminate the underlying technology, science, and synergies...

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iCER Student Highlights: Carl Fields

Study of the Evolution of Stars and Stellar Explosions  Carl Fields is currently a Ph.D. student studying Astronomy and Astrophysics at Michigan State University. He works with Sean Couch, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. He is supported by the Ford Foundation through a...

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New file system may help jobs requiring heavy file operation

TUESDAY, July 25th — iCER is hard at work providing cyber-infrastructure that helps your work run faster. The team recently installed a file system (ffs17) better suited for applications that read and write many small files. The Lustre file system is excellent for fast access to large files but is...

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Welcome New iCER Research Consultant

Nanye Long is the newest iCER Research Consultant. Before joining iCER, she was a statistical geneticist at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy where she held a leading role in large-scale genetic data analysis for DILIN (Drug Induced Liver Injury Network)...

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