Update on ICER Disk System

Dear HPCC users,  As you know, we've been moving all users over to a new file system, IBM's Spectrum Scale (previously called GPFS). The process of moving all files from the older disk system to the new home, ufs18, has been completed. We have been working diligently with IBM to get all features of...


Delving Deep into Elementary Particles with HPCC

Huey-Wen Lin is an assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Computational Science, Mathematics, and Engineering (CMSE) at Michigan State. Here, she studies the properties of the fundamental subatomic building blocks of matter. She takes particular interest in using HPCC...

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ICER Student Highlights: Kayla Johnson

Advancing Medical Treatment with RNA Sequencing  Kayla Johnson is a graduate student in the departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering at Michigan State University. Here, she works under Dr. Arjun Krishnan to analyze genomic data and...

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Grant support for computational & data science REU supplements

Researchers with existing NSF grants or applying for new or continuing grants may apply for a NSF Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) supplement to support up to two undergraduate research assistants. If your grant has a computational or data science research focus and you wish to...

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ICER future directions

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Brian O’Shea as the new director of the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research as of July 1st, 2019.  Dr. O'Shea is a computational and theoretical astrophysicist who studies cosmological structure formation, including galaxy formation and the...

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iCER Welcomes New HPC Administrator

We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Joel Parks to the position of HPC Administrator. Joel has over ten years experience in the IT field, a degree in Computer Networking and RHCSA certification (Red Hat Certified System Administrator). Prior to transitioning to iCER, he worked with...


MSU Graduate Students Visit China's #1 Supercomputer

From left to right: Linyan Wang (NSCC-Wuxi), Xiaohui Duan (NSCC-Wuxi), Xiaoge Wang (iCER), Jasper Toscani Field (UC Merced), Maggie Kingsland (USF), Tyler Wilson (MSU), Monique Noel (MSU), Leo Pham (MSU) and Wenlai Zhao (NSCC-Wuxi) ASSURE - Algorithms & Software for SUpercomputers with...

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HPCC announcements RSS feed

Users are encouraged to follow the HPCC Announcements blog: ICER Announcements Blog ( regularly to keep updated on the status of HPCC. This site also has an RSS feed that can be imported into your favorite RSS reader; the feed is:

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ACRES Summer program kicks off!

THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 — This week more than a dozen undergraduates traveled from across the US to participate in the Michigan State University's NSF and DoD-funded REU: Advance Computational Research Experience for Students (ACRES). The program aims to introduce undergraduates to computational...


Home and research space migration on June 10th

For HPCC users whose home or research space is located on the file systems ufs-12 (migration on 6/10), please be aware that job processing can be affected as early as one week before the migration day. Please check our wiki page Notice of File System Migration. Once migration is over, please see...


Job Policies on CPU Time Limits

Please be aware that SLURM accounts for HPCC general users have a CPU usage limit of 1 million CPU hours per calendar year.  Buy-in accounts do not have this limit. Please check the wiki page Job Policies for full details about HPCC job policies.


iCER Student Highlight: Xavier Brumwell

Machine Learning for Quantum Chemistry   Xavier Brumwell is a graduate student in the department of Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering(CMSE) at Michigan State. Specifically, he works in the CEDAR lab under the advisement of Dr. Matthew Hirn. His studies primarily revolve around...