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CMU and PSC Win Prestigious Gordon Bell Prize
A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon, the University of
Pennsylvania and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) won the
2003 Gordon Bell Prize, one of high performance computing's most
PSC Powers Award-Winning Research at SC2003
PSC systems enabled research that garnered top prizes at the SC2003
conference in Arizona. PSC congratulates the researchers on this
well-deserved recognition of their hard work.
PSC Survey Winner Announced
Heather Schafroth of Cornell University is the winner of Logitech io
Personal Digital Pen.
New Partnership Provides School District with High Speed Internet Service
The Pittsburgh Public Schools has entered into a partnership
with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center that will give
the District access to Internet2 and prepare the way for
Distance Learning and other sophisticated technology.
NSF Funds Earthquake Simulations
The Quake Group, a large collaborative research team led by Jacobo
Bielak, Omar Ghattas and David O'Hallaron of Carnegie Mellon
University, has received $1.9 million from the NSF to continue its
work in high-fidelity earthquake modeling.
2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Links to PSC Simulations
The 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded yesterday to Peter Agre
and Roderick MacKinnon for pioneering discoveries on the selectivity
of ion channels in cell membranes.
SC03 TeraGrid Tutorial: Applications in the TeraGrid Environment
The TeraGrid is the foundation of the NSF’s national
cyberinfrastructure program and is positioned to ignite the
imaginations of new grid communities while delivering the next level
of innovation in grid computing.
PSC Will Help Bring High-Speed Networking to Households
The National Science Foundation has awarded $7.5 million to the
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and seven other institutions to bring
high-speed Internet connections to American homes.
Pittsburgh Connects to Ultrafast Grid
The nation’s most powerful, academically-based computing
resource — LeMieux, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center’s
terascale system — is now linked with supercomputers in Illinois
and California as part of the TeraGrid, an integrated national system
Stiles Leads PSC Center for Quantitative Biological Simulation
PSC is pleased to announce that Joel Stiles, PSC staff scientist, is
now an associate professor in the Mellon College of Science at
Carnegie Mellon University.
PSC Hosts Summer Technology Institute for Science Teachers
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, in collaboration with Rice
University's Center for Excellence and Equity in Education, presents
TeacherTECH , an intensive five-day Summer Technology Institute for
Pittsburgh Public Schools middle and high school science teachers.
Duquesne Builds Supercomputer
Duquesne University this week received a $325,000 grant from the
National Science Foundation to build a supercomputer.
PSC Directors Talk About Scientific Gains Enabled by LeMieux
HPCwire Interviewed Mike Levine and Ralph Roskies,
co-directors of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center,
concerning the LeMieux Supercomputer and the
challenges of the TeraGrid.
Scaling Advantage Program Available for TCS Application Development
The most important goal of the TCS program is to help
computational scientists and engineers pose and solve research
problems that can only be attacked if thousands of processors
can be efficiently used together.
Friendly Users Sought for new HP GS1280
An initial configuration of PSC's new HP GS1280 machine is now
available for friendly users.
SEMINAR: Earth Simulator, the World's Fastest Supercomputer
The Earth Simulator, capable of executing a maximum of 40
trillion floating-point calculations in a single second,
enables highly accurate predictions of changes in the Earth's
LeMieux is Finalist for Computerworld Honors
For development and implementation of LeMieux, their terascale
computing system , the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)
is a finalist for the 2003 Computerworld Honors in Science.
PSC is Finalist for Computerworld Honors
PSC is one of five finalists for the 2003 Computerworld Honors in Science.
Users May Apply for Time on PSC's new HP GS1280
An initial configuration of PSC's new HP GS1280 machine is
expected to be available for production use this summer.
World's Fastest Network Launched to Connect TeraGrid Sites
Fiber optic links between Los Angeles and Chicago have been
"lit up" to form the cross-country network backbone
for the National Science Foundation's $88 million TeraGrid
Hewlett-Packard Systems Arrive at Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has received two
GS1280 AlphaServers from Hewlett-Packard (HP), each housing 16
of the newest generation of the powerful Alpha processor, the
NIH Awards $1.3 Million to PSC
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has received an
award of $1.3 million from the National Institutes of Health to
advance research in biology and medicine.
HP Announces Newest AlphaServer With Comment from PSC
On January 20, Hewlett-Packard announced its newest high-performance
AlphaServer, the GS1280, built around the EV7 Alpha processor.
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