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PSC on TV: Outreach Director Cheryl Begandy and PSC Partners Appear on "Our Region's Business"

PITTSBURGH, PA., March 14, 2010 - PSC Outreach Director Cheryl Begandy and PSC corporate partners appeared on "Our Region's Business" with Pittsburgh journalist Bill Flanagan. Mike Makowski of PPG and Jay McClatchey of AppCompTech, whose companies rely on PSC resources for product development, joined Begandy as she talked about PSC's Discover 10 Open House on March 23.

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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Will Host Specialized Machine for Biomolecular Research

With stimulus funding from NIH, the National Resource for Biomedical Supercomputing at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center will soon be accepting proposals for biomedical researchers to use a novel special-purpose supercomputer for biomolecular simulation that is being made available without cost by D. E. Shaw Research.

PITTSBURGH, PA., May 5, 2010 - The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded a two-year, $2.7 million grant to the National Resource for Biomedical Supercomputing (NRBSC) at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) to host a specialized supercomputer for biomolecular simulation designed by D. E. Shaw Research (DESRES). The machine, called Anton, will be made available without cost by DESRES for non-commercial research use by universities and other not-for-profit institutions.

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Gubernatorial Candidate Onorato Visits Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

PITTSBURGH, PA., June 23, 2010 - Allegheny County Executive and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dan Onorato visited the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) yesterday morning. He met with PSC scientific directors Michael Levine and Ralph Roskies, was briefed on PSC economic and educational value to the Commonwealth, and spoke with PSC staff at a press conference in which he highlighted the role of university-centered innovation in economic growth.

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Partnership of Supercomputing Centers Announces NSF XD TIS Award

NCSA, TACC, PSC and NICS to offer first dedicated technology insertion service for the "new" TeraGrid

PITTSBURGH, PA., June 28, 2010 - A team of four U.S. advanced computing centers today announced that it has begun work on the National Science Foundation (NSF) eXtreme Digital (XD) Technology Insertion Service (TIS) award, an $8.9 million, five-year project. XD TIS is a major Office of Cyberinfrastructure (OCI) program dedicated to evaluating and recommending new technologies for HPC systems and other resources as part of the NSF TeraGrid and its follow-on initiative, XD.

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Blacklight, the World's Largest Coherent Shared-Memory Computing System, is Up and Running at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

PITTSBURGH, PA., October 11, 2010 - Researchers are making productive use of Blacklight. This new system, which the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) acquired in July (aided by a $2.8M award from the National Science Foundation) features SGI's (NASDAQ:SGI) newest scalable, shared-memory computing platform and associated disks. Called Blacklight, the SGI® Altix® UV1000 system's extremely large, coherent shared-memory opens new computational capability for U.S. scientists and engineers.

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