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SDSC and Leidos to Help Develop New Cybersecurity Reference Architecture for Electrical Microgrids

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is collaborating with Leidos (formerly Science Applications International Corporation) to develop a reference system architecture aimed at increasing security levels of microgrid control and IT systems used to manage electrical microgrids worldwide.

January 20, 2014General, Science and Engineering, SDSC

SDSC Researchers Recognized at White House Information Technology Event

Projects from two “centers of excellence” at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego – the Center for Large-scale Data Systems research (CLDS) and the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE) – were highlighted at a White House Office of Science and Technology Policy meeting focused on accelerating research, development, and collaborations in data-enabled science and engineering.

November 13, 2013Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

SDSC Uses Meteor Raspberry Pi Cluster to Teach Parallel Computing

Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, have built a Linux cluster using 16 Raspberry Pi computers as part of a program to teach children and adults the basics of parallel computing using a simple model that demonstrates how computers leverage their capacity when working together.

November 12, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

SDSC Hosts Computer Science Workshops for Middle-School Students

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, in a partnership with selected local middle schools and CONNECT’s Entrepreneurs for Young Innovators program through a grant from The Parker Foundation, has started a series of computer science workshops aimed at getting more minority and female students involved in computing. SDSC’s StudentTECH computing workshops are designed to entice students from middle and high schools to enroll in computer science courses in high school and college.

October 31, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

UC San Diego Researchers Advance Explanation for Star Formation

A newly published paper by three UC San Diego astrophysics researchers for the first time provides an explanation for the origin of three observed correlations between various properties of molecular clouds in the Milky Way galaxy known as Larson’s Laws.

October 21, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

SDSC, Indiana University, University of Texas to Build Science Gateway Service Platform

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $5 million grant for a collaborative five-year project under which researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego will help develop and build a Science Gateway Platform (SciGaP) as a service to advance scientific discovery by providing researchers improved access to a variety of hosted or cloud services.

October 18, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

CHERuB Connection to Accelerate Data-Driven Science at UC San Diego

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, and the university’s Administrative Computing and Telecommunications (ACT) organization have been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to connect the campus to high-bandwidth national research networks to help advance a new range of data-driven research.

October 16, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

NSF Awards $12 Million to SDSC to Deploy “Comet” Supercomputer

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded a $12-million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to deploy Comet, a new petascale supercomputer designed to transform advanced scientific computing by expanding access and capacity among traditional as well as non-traditional research domains.

October 02, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

UC San Diego, UMD Researchers to Build ‘WIFIRE’ Cyberinfrastructure

Three research organizations at the University of California, San Diego, have been awarded a multi-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to build an end-to-end cyberinfrastructure to perform real-time data-driven assessment, simulation, prediction, and visualization of wildfire behavior.

September 26, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

Scientists Help Tame Tidal Wave of Genomic Data Using SDSC’s Trestles

Sequencing the DNA of an organism, whether human, plant, or jellyfish, has become a straightforward task, but assembling the information gathered into something coherent remains a massive data challenge.

September 18, 2013Health, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, SDSC

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