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iCER Student Highlights: David Butts

Simulations to Understand Disease Transmission and City-Wide Evacuations MSU Graduate student David Butts earned his BS in Physics with a Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE) minor at Michigan State. Now, he can still be found on campus working towards a PHD in Computational...

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2018 HPCC Environment Update - Action Required

Dear HPCC users, To improve system performance and stability, we are migrating iCER/HPCC systems to a new operating system image (from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7), software management system (EasyBuild), and resource scheduler (from MOAB/Torque to SLURM).  Migration of nodes to this new system is in...

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iCER Student Highlights: Jennifer Ranta

Simulations of Pre-Supernova Outbursts Jennifer Ranta is a graduate student in the Physics and Astrophysics Program at Michigan State University pursuing research in stellar astrophysics. Her current work involves simulating possible mechanisms for pre-supernova outbursts, also called supernova...

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MSU Awarded $270K NSF Grant for US-China Collaboration on Algorithms and Software for Supercomputers with emerging aRchitEctures (ASSURE)

WEDNESDAY, August 29, 2018 — Grant Funds Summer Research Opportunities in China for 15 Graduate Students MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (iCER) in collaboration with MSU’s College of Engineering, has been awarded a three-year $269,547 National Science Foundation (NSF) International...

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Quantum Information Science Workshop at MSU

Though the disruptive potential of Quantum Information Science has been known for over 20 years, it has been in a nascent state with a number of academic, industrial and government groups striving to understand the basic physics, and to build and control many-qubit systems. Now we are approaching a...

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1 Minute Science Communication Challenge

HPCC student users, we have a challenge for you! If you can explain your research in layman's terms in 1 min, we will create a video for you!  The video will be promoted on our various social media and websites.  Project name: Coffee and Science with iCERQualification: HPCC student usersLocation:...

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iCER Student Highlights: Jessie Micallef

Neutrino Detection at the South Pole Jessie Micallef is a dual Ph.D. student at Michigan State University in Physics and Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE). Over the past few years she has worked alongside her advisor, Professor Tyce DeYoung, on developing software for the...

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Upcoming Major Platform Updates

ICER is preparing for a major update of the HPCC’s user environment this fall, upgrading the OS image from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7, moving from Moab and TORQUE to Slurm, and restructuring our module environment. By moving to a more modern software environment, users will see a faster and more reliable...

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NSF New Solicitation: Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) Core Research Program

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 — Synopsis of Program: The Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) supports translational research and education activities in all aspects of advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) that lead to deployable, scalable, and sustainable systems capable of transforming science and...

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iCER Student Highlights: Laura Twardochleb

Climate Change Effects on Freshwater Biodiversity in the United States Laura Twardochleb is a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior Program. She conducts research alongside her graduate advisor,...

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R-Ladies East Lansing

TUESDAY, June 26th — R-Ladies East Lansing is a local chapter of R-Ladies Global. We meet to discuss, learn, teach, present, work on all things R! Our priority is to provide a safe community space for anyone identifying as a minority gender who is interested in and/or working with R. The group...

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CASC Computational Research Image Competition

If you are creating visually cool computational research images, do not miss the great opportunity to showcase them! The annual Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) Brochure/Website image competition is back! Winning images will be featured in the brochure, which is distributed to...

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