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PSC Collaborator Receives Early Career Award
The National Science Foundation has awarded an NSF Early Career Development Award for Scientists and Engineers to Tai Sing Lee of Carnegie Mellon.

NSF Awards $2.9 Million for Web100 Project
The National Science Foundation has awarded $2.9 million to the Web100 Project, a research effort aimed at bringing data transmission rates of 100 megabits per second to the desktops of researchers.

NIH Awards $8.6 Million to PSC
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has received $8.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to renew the PSC program in biomedical supercomputing.

NSF Awards $45 Million to PSC for "Terascale" Computing
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has been awarded $45 million from the National Science Foundation to provide "terascale" computing capability for U.S. researchers in all science and engineering disciplines.

Cisco Funds Network Research at PSC
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center has received $100,000 from Cisco Systems to support a research project called Web100, the objective of which is to facilitate network transmission rates of 100 megabits per second.

Regional Network Inaugurated at PSC
By plugging together two cables in the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) network room yesterday afternoon, Undersecretary Ernest J. Moniz of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) inaugurated a high-speed network that, he says, will play a vital role in development of technologies for clean, efficient fossil-fuel combustion.

PSC Contracts to Develop Infrastructure for Telemedicine
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) and medical researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the UPMC Health System have joined with three other hospitals in a four-state region (Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey) to develop technologies for networking and archiving of medical-image data.

Southwest PA Connects to Advanced Internet2 Network
Universities and research centers in the Southwest Pennsylvania region can now connect to one of the most advanced research networks in the U.S. Through a fiber connection implemented in December, the high-performance network hub at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, called a gigaPoP, is now linked to Abilene, an advanced research network that currently links over 90 U.S. universities and research organizations.


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