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2016 Women in Engineering Camp Presentation

This event is part of the 2016 Women In Engineering Summer Camp and is aimed at middle and high school girls. Researchers will describe how computational tools facilitate their research. Attendees will be exposed to examples of how supercomputing empowers researchers in a variety of fields to make...

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Laconia makes Top 500 and Green 500 lists

The new iCER supercomputer, Laconia, has been named to two exclusive worldwide ranking lists: the Top500, which ranks supercomputers based on their compute power, and the Green500, which ranks them on their energy efficiency. “Being recognized by the Top500 is an enormous honor," said iCER Director...

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XSEDE accepting Research Allocation Requests

XSEDE is accepting Research Allocation Requests for the allocation period of Oct. 1, 2016 through Sept. 30, 2017. The submission period is ongoing through July 15. The new XSEDE systems and important policy changes should be reviewed before allocation requests are submitted through the XSEDE User...

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Cutting the ribbon on Laconia

Last week, Michigan State University cut the ribbon on Laconia, its new $3 million supercomputing cluster. Laconia is the fastest high-performance computing system on MSU’s campus to date, and is expected to bring campus researchers together from multiple departments and disciplines. “It’s an...

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Coverage of Laconia Ribbon Cutting

The Laconia Cluster Ceremony on Friday, June 10 drew dozens of invited guests, including MSU leaders, resarechers and HPC professionals.  The event was covered by WKAR, the Lansing State Journal and MSU Today.  Click on any of the links below to see footage from the event:  President Simon's speech...

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MSU Celebrates Arrival of New Supercomputer

NEWS ADVISORY For more information, contact:Kelly Osborn, iCER Business Director(517) 884-8015, kosborn@msu.edu WHO: MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (iCER) WHAT: Cluster Ceremony, introducing the new campus supercomputer to the campus WHEN: Friday, June 10 at 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Dean’s...

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Welcome, Dr. Punch

Dr. William Punch joined the iCER team last month as the new Associate Director, replacing outgoing Associate Director Dr. Dhruva Chakravorty. Dr. Punch will focus on overseeing the Research Consulting team and provide key guidance in iCER's day-to-day operations. Dr. Punch previously served as...

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Poster Submission Call for Women in HPC Workshop at SC16

SC16 is looking to hear from women who are using HPC in their careers, whether as a user, a developer, a practitioner, a sys admin or a technician. As part of the SC16 Women in HPC workshop, the annual tech symposium is welcoming submissions from women who are eager to present their work to the...

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Van Andel Institute seeks summer HPC intern

Van Andel Institute’s Information Technology Department is seeking a summer student intern who will work under the mentorship of the institutes's High Performance Computing Architect. This internship would last from June through the end of August, and would focus on providing support of the...

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Volunteer for the 2016 Women in Engineering Camp

iCER invites researchers to share 5-10 minute presentations aimed at middle and high school girls at the 2016 Women in Engineering Camp on Thursday, July 21. Our goal is to share how computational tools facilitate research and discuss how supercomputing empowers researchers in a variety of fields...

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Ceremony for MSU's New Supercomputer

On Friday, June 10 at 3:30 p.m., iCER will hold a special ceremony commemorating the launch of the HPCC's newest supercomputing cluster. The event is free and open to the public.  MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon will deliver a short speech at the Dean's Conference Room 3405 in the Engineering...

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Results from studies at the nanoscale. An atomic force micrograph of a self-assembled mono-layer of molecules composed of two different materials on a gold surface. (from Argonne National Lab)

Recruiting Student Interns for Supercomputing Project (Blue Waters Student Internship Program)

Faculty in the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering (CMSE) are looking for two undergraduate students to participate in yearlong supercomputing-related research projects through the paid Blue Waters Student Internship Program. Student applications are due February 1....

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