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The TeraGrid is Transforming Research, Say Physicists at the American Physical Society Meetings in Pittsburgh

The TeraGrid is Transforming Research, Say Physicists at the American Physical Society Meeting in Pittsburgh

For academic researchers, these powerful resources are free, and though not all proposals get all they request, almost every proposal is granted access.

PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2009 - "High-performance computing is transforming physics research," said Ralph Roskies, co-scientific director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), during a presentation on Friday, March 20, at the American Physical Society Meeting, held in Pittsburgh, March 16-20.

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DiMatteo's Research Featured in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

DiMatteo's Research Featured in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

PITTSBURGH, March 23, 2009 - The research of PSC user Tiziana DiMatteo, cosmologist at Carnegie Mellon University, was featured in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Saturday, after she presented an overview of her cosmological simulations on Friday as part of the American Physical Society conference in Pittsburgh, Mar. 16-20.

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DiMatteo Presents Black Hole Simulations at AAAS

DiMatteo Presents Black Hole Simulations at AAAS

PITTSBURGH, February 7, 2009 - PSC user Tiziana DiMatteo, cosmologist at Carnegie Mellon University, presented an overview of her cosmological simulations at PSC as part of the "Big, Small, and Everything in Between: Simulating Our World Using Scientific Computing" session at the 2009 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Chicago.

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Big Turnout for PSC's Discover 09 Open House

Big Turnout for PSC's Discover 09 Open House

PITTSBURGH, January 29, 2009 - With a turnout of 131 people, including students and teachers from local universities, governmental organizations and others interested in computational science, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Discover 09 Open House met its goal of introducing high-performance computing to a wide regional audience.

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New Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center System from Hewlett-Packard Supports Research in Pennsylvania

New Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center System from Hewlett-Packard Supports Research in Pennsylvania

At DISCOVER 09, an Open House on January 29, PSC will demonstrate research advantages of high-performance computing.

PITTSBURGH, January 13, 2009 - Through an arrangement with Hewlett-Packard (HP), the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has installed and made available to researchers a 64-core, HP BladeSystem c3000. This new PSC system, named Warhol, is provided exclusively to academic researchers in Pennsylvania, as well as private sector and government researchers.

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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Network Engineer Recognized for Research

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Network Engineer Recognized for Research

PITTSBURGH, October 7, 2008 - Two organizations have recently recognized Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) senior network engineering specialist, Matt Mathis, for his network research.

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PSC User DiMatteo featured on NOVA

PSC User DiMatteo featured on NOVA

PITTSBURGH, September 25, 2008 - ”The science television program NOVA has featured PSC user Tiziana DiMatteo. A NOVA show titled "Monster of the Milky Way" features DiMatteo discussing her simulation of a collision between the Andromeda and Milky Way galaxies and the super-massive black hole that would form as a result of this event in the distant future. The show, which aired originally in October 2006, re-aired this month on PBS.

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The National Science Foundation aims to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States and to reinforce its diversity by offering approximately 900-1,600 graduate fellowships in this competition pending availability of funds.

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PSC Participates in $10M Gates Foundation Grant to Stop Spread of Infectious Disease

PSC Participates in $10M Gates Foundation Grant to Stop Spread of Infectious Disease

PITTSBURGH, August 19, 2008 -The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded $10 million to the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) for the Vaccine Modeling Initiative (VMI), a research partnership involving the University of Pittsburgh, the Pennsylvania State University and Imperial College London. The objective is to help select new vaccines that will have the best chance of stopping global infectious disease outbreaks. Headquartered at GSPH, VMI also includes collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, Medecins Sans Frontieres Epicentre, the University of Georgia, and computational modelers at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. PSC scientist Shawn Brown is a co-principal investigator on the project.

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