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PSC on TV: Co-Director Ralph Roskies Talks About TeraGrid & Regional Economic Development

PITTSBURGH, PA., May 17, 2009 - PSC Scientific Co-Director Ralph Roskies discussed TeraGrid's impact on science and PSC's contribution to the regional economy with TV journalist Bill Flanagan. The interview aired May 17 as a segment of "Our Region's Business" on WPXI-TV.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:53

Social Security Number Vulnerability Findings Relied on Supercomputing

Access to a large-scale parallel system at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center made it possible to overcome difficulties and greatly accelerated time to solution.

PITTSBURGH, PA., July 8, 2009 - Information available on the Internet can in certain cases be used to predict individual social-security numbers, posing a risk of identity theft that policy-makers and individuals should address.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:52

PSC on TV: PSC Scientist Demonstrates Model of H1N1 Outbreak in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA., October 8, 2009 - WTAE-TV journalist Michelle Wright interviewed PSC scientist Shawn Brown about his modeling of the spread of the H1N1 virus in Allegheny County, which includes Pittsburgh and surrounding communities in the metropolitian area, and Brown demonstrated the model on camera for viewers. The segment, part of WTAE's weeklong special coverage of H1N1, aired on WTAE's evening news.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:52

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Introduces SAFE-Net

SAFE-Net, a program of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, funded by the National Science Foundation, raises awareness about safe practices in use of the Internet

PITTSBURGH, PA., November 10, 2009 - Do internet passwords protect personal information from unwanted intrusion? How can you be sure if someone on-line is who they say they are? Does anti-virus software really protect your hard-drive?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:52

H1N1 Modeling at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Receives "Top Supercomputing Achievement" Award


The 2009 HPCwire Readers' Choice Awards recognize accomplishment within the global community of computational science

PORTLAND, OR., November 16, 2009 - The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has received the 2009 HPCwire Reader's Choice Award for Top Supercomputing Achievement. The award recognized PSC's work as part of the National Institutes of Health's Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) project, which supports research to simulate disease spread and evaluate intervention strategies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:54

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