XSEDE Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment

iCER Granted Membership Into XSEDE Federation and Service Provider Forum

It is our pleasure to announce that iCER has been granted membership into both the XSEDE Federation and the Service Provider (SP) Forum. These two organizations are designed to provide, enable and support the use of digital resources and services for conducting research. The Extreme Science and...

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Participants at iCER training for HPCC

Working Hard to Increase Training

This has been an exciting semester for training at iCER! Thus far, iCER has offered a dozen hands-on workshops for researchers. Workshops ranged from multi-day domain specific training in mothur for sequence analysis and computational chemoinformatics, to basic training in the Linux command line,...

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Participants at Cyberinfrastructure Days 2014

CI Days 2014 Draws in 150 Participants!

The third annual Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Days conference was held October 23rd – 24th at Michigan State University. CI Days provides a unique opportunity for faculty, staff and students across campus to come together to gain a better understanding of the benefits that CI can bring to their...

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Cyberinfrastructure Days 2014 registration now open!

Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Days 2014 Registration Open

We are excited to host the third annual Michigan State University Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Days Conference, held on October 23–24, 2014. CI Days presents an opportunity for faculty and students to understand the benefits that cyberinfrastructure can bring their scholarly pursuits, to see what...

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MSU Women in Engineering Summer Camp

Empowering Women in Engineering

"Engineering isn't what everyone thinks it is," shares visiting high school student, Shannon Kowalewski. "It's actually problem solving and it's really fun." On July 17, Kowalewski was part of an enthusiastic group of young women who visited the High Performance Computing Center while participating...


Students participation in 2014 VSCSE

2014 Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering (VSCSE) Coverage

This summer, Michigan State University joined with a national group of geographically dispersed, prominent universities as host sites for advanced computational workshops organized by the Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering (VSCSE). The VSCSE is a virtual organization that...

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Quantum Chemistry Package Gaussian Now Available By Request

ICER would like to announce that we have acquired the new version of ab initio Quantum Chemistry program Gaussian. In order to be granted access:  Complete and sign the appropriate Guassian Confidentiality Agreement. Email a copy of the completed form to Please make the...

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Children help out during Take Your Child to Work Day

Take Your Child to Work Day 2014

Each year iCER participates in the MSU Take Your Child to Work Day, a campus wide event. This year's theme was "Plant a Seed: Grow a Future." The program focuses on children ages 8 through 14 with the goal in mind that we want to expose girls and boys to their future careers as well as family and...

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Children playing with electronic components

iCER is a success at the MSU Science Festival

To quote Brian Malow, a Science Comedian who appeared at the festival, "A science festival is a celebration of science. From the tiniest critters on Earth to the largest bodies in space, and everything in between. It's an opportunity to meet and interact with real scientists. With lectures,...

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Spartans are making new discoveries each day with computational research

Intel 14 has arrived!

The Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research and the High Performance Computing Center are pleased to announce the installation of our latest computer cluster, "Intel 14." This purchase includes 220 nodes with 4400 CPU cores and between 64 GB to 256 GB of memory per node. Based on the next generation...

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Members of the iCER team participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

iCER Team Makes Strides

The iCER team participated in Lansing's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer last month.  Together, the team was successful in raising $325 to help contribute to the effort to fight breast cancer. 214 teams came out to the Lansing State Capitol, raising a total of $129,562.15.   For more...


Colorado Convention Center, the site for SC13

iCER Teams Up with University of Michigan's ARC for Supercomputing 2013

At the end of November, iCER will join ARC (Advanced Research Computing) from the University of Michigan at the Colorado Convention Center for SC13, the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. iCER and ARC will join exhibitors such as NASA, Exsede...

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