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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

Michigan State University’s HPC will be buying new cluster nodes and a new storage system in 2018. We have received feedback from a previous RFI and will be submitting an RFP before the end of 2017. We hope to reduce the responses we get from the RFP to a small number of vendorsand run benchmarks...

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Using Multi-threaded workers in MATLAB

By default, workers in the MATLAB Parallel Computing Toolbox run in -singleCompThread on the HPCC cluster. Consequently, MATLAB built-in functions which use multi-threads implicitly within worker sessions are not able to take advantage of multiple cores on the HPCC system.  iCER Research...

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New Gaussian 2016

iCER has purchased the new Gaussian 2016 license. We are going to install the software on HPCC and it will be available for HPCC users after December 25th, 2017. The Gaussian 16 has a bunch of new features, such as: New DFT functionals New features on electronic excitation, emission, and...

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Applications Open for ACRES 2018

Advanced Computational Research Experience for Students (ACRES) is a 10-week paid summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in computational and data science. Students participating in the program are exposed to the development and enhancement of algorithms, models, and software for...

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SC17: The International conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis: HPC Connects

DENVER, COLORADO – November 13 – 16, 2017. The Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research once again represented Michigan State University at the 29th annual supercomputing conference (SC17) and shared a booth with University of Michigan. In attendance were both iCER Director, Dr. Kennie Merz, and...

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CMSE Bioinformatics Spring 2018 Courses

The Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering will offer the following Bioinformatics Modular courses in Spring 2018. These courses use the flipped-classroom philosophy of having students watch video lectures online and come to class to apply the tools to scientific data.  ...

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Changes to the iCER website

The end of the year is bringing some new changes to the iCER website! iCER Student Highlights: In addition to the iCER Faculty Research Highlights webpage, we now have created a space to showcase great computational research stories from MSU student researchers.(Please find the Student Highlights...

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iCER Student Highlights: Sina Jahangiri

The numerical simulation of multiphase flows with particles Sina Jahangiri is currently a fifth year Ph.D. student studying Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University. He received his BSc and MSc of Mechanical Engineering from Sharif Unviersity of Technology in Tehran, Iran. At this time...

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2018 Cluster Buy-In: Have Your Say

We are no longer accepting buyins for older hardware. Instead, HPCC is planning for the installation of a brand new cluster in the recently built leading edge MSU Data Center sometime in the Spring of 2018. We are soliciting both feedback and potential interest in buying-in to the new cluster;...

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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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