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PSC Collaborator Receives Early Career Award
[2000.12.15]
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
[2000.11.01]
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
[2000.10.03]
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
[2000.08.03]
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
[2000.06.15]
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
[2000.04.28]
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
[2000.04.26]
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
[2000.01.05]
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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