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Announcing the MSU Research Services Catalog and Research Consulting service

Two new resources offered by the MSU Research Facilitation Networks are now available for all MSU researchers: the Research Technology and Support Service Catalog, and a related Research Consulting service. The Research Technology and Support Service Catalog can be found at this link, and is a...

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Software Installation

ICER currently has over 900 different software installed and available to users on the HPCC. Counting the different versions of each software, there are more than 5,000 versions of system-wide software installations on HPCC system, and that number is increasing monthly. Each month we receive...

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Keeping Up-to-date with HPCC Wiki Documentation

Using the HPCC wiki is an important way to troubleshoot problems by yourself. These documents are updated frequently and it's helpful to be able to see a list of the most recent updates. To do this, go to wiki.hpcc.msu.edu and click "Dashboard" at the top of the page. You should see a chronological...

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Joshua Engelsma

Using Deep Learning to Enhance Fingerprint Biometrics

Joshua Engelsma is a graduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at MSU. Advised by Dr. Anil Jain, he works on pattern recognition and image processing with multiple applications in biometrics. Joshua’s interest in this field came from undergrad, when he was exploring...

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Update to Computing Time Quotas Starting in January 2021

Starting on January 1, 2021, ICER will begin enforcing a limit of 500,000 core-hours per user per calendar year on the “general” (publicly-available) HPCC compute nodes, which is a reduction from the current limit of 1 million core-hours.  Users who exceed this limit will no longer be able to...

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2020 MSU Cloud Computing Fellows

MSU’s Institute of Cyber-Enabled Research (ICER) and the ITS Analytics and Data Solutions (ADS) group are proud to announce the second cohort of MSU Cloud Computing Fellows!  Congratulations to:Meng Cai (Urban & Regional Planning)Dr. Dae Kwan Ko (Biological Networks)Dr. David Luecke (Electric...

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AMD20 General Availability and ls15 purge

General availability for the AMD20 cluster (ICER’s new supercomputer) began at 9 AM on Tuesday, September 29th. Please report any issues that you see to ICER through the help ticket system. We also re-enabled the automatic 45 day purge on /mnt/ls15 on October 1st. For more information of the ADM20...

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First Cohort of MSU Cloud Computing Fellows

In November 2019, MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research and the IT Services Analytics and Data Solutions group hosted the first cohort of MSU Cloud Computing Fellows. Last year, seventeen doctoral and postdoctoral researchers from different disciplines were selected to participate and...

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Diversifying Data Science

R-Ladies East Lansing — a local chapter of R-Ladies, a global organization — is a vibrant community focused on providing a safe environment for women and gender minorities in-and-around MSU to discuss, learn, and teach anything pertaining to R (a popular statistical programming language) and data...

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Arrival of the New 2020 Cluster

We are pleased to announce that the parts of the new 2020 cluster have arrived. We are currently in the process of putting it together and doing all the necessary testing. We anticipate the new cluster will be available in mid-September. Please let us know if you have any questions.   Photo credit...

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ICER Welcomes New Research Consultant

Dr. Mahmoud Parvizi is the newest ICER Research Consultant. Before joining ICER, Dr. Parvizi was a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University with a focus on machine learning applications of cloud-computing workflows. He earned his PhD in...

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Resolving Python Conflict

Upon login to a dev-node, a default module list will load automatically. Since Python/3.6.4 is included in the list, it can interfere with a user's conda environment. As a consequence, your program may not be able to find packages installed in your conda environment even if it has been activated....

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