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ICER User Support Resources

Recently, we created a Microsoft Teams channel (here is the channel link) named “User Forum,” which is a digital gathering space for users to discuss HPCC topics. This space is designed for users to interact with each other. For example, a user might have a question about a specialized topic in a...

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Cloud Computing for Research Roundtable - RVSP Requested

When: Thursday March 18, 2021, 3-4:30 p.m. Where: Via Zoom (register here) - please RSVP via this link by 3/11/2021. MSU’s Research Facilitation Network is delighted to announce its next event: a roundtable discussion about cloud computing and its potential to enhance research at MSU. The event...

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Letter From the Director

Dear Colleagues, I’m delighted to announce two new people have joined ICER’s ranks: Ms. Michelle David, our new Communications Manager, and Dr. Laura Harris, our new Director of Training.  I welcome them to ICER and to Michigan State University, and am excited to see the new ways in which they will...

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Portrait of Kiyoto Tanemura

Combining Artificial Intelligence and Chemistry to Identify Molecules

At the intersection of artificial intelligence and chemistry, Kiyoto Tanemura is working to develop a method for identifying molecules based on information about the nature of their collisions. Tanemura, an MSU graduate student studying computational chemistry in the lab of Dr. Kenneth Merz, Jr.,...

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New Feature: Application Icons on Desktop

Have you ever wished that using HPCC was more like using your personal computer? Forget about the frustrations of command lines and job scripts. We are working on one-click app icons on your desktop in the session of HPCC OnDemand. Yes, just one click to run your favorite applications on HPCC. (...

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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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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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