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SDSC Launches ‘Sherlock’ To Solve Complex National Challenges

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, along with small business partners SD Technology and Chickasaw Nation Industries, have brought together their extensive portfolio of information technology services for healthcare and government under the ‘Sherlock’ brand in an effort to serve federal, state, and local governments as well as universities nationwide.

August 19, 2013Health, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, SDSC

Qualcomm Institute’s Lin Named Desert Research Institute Nevada Medalist

The Desert Research Institute, the environmental research arm of the Nevada System of Higher Education, has awarded University of California, San Diego research scientist Albert Yu-Min Lin its 27th annual Nevada Medal for his work in digital exploration and science education. Lin is the youngest research scientist and the first materials scientist and engineer to receive the DRI Nevada Medal.

July 25, 2013Alumni, General, SDSC, Alumni, SDSC

Studies Suggest New Key to “Switching Off” Hypertension

A team of University of California, San Diego researchers has designed new compounds that mimic those naturally used by the body to regulate blood pressure. The most promising of them may literally be the key to controlling hypertension, switching off the signaling pathways that lead to the deadly condition.

July 22, 2013Health, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, SDSC

UC San Diego’s HPWREN Aids Firefighters in Chariot Fire

The high-speed data transmission network of the UC San Diego-based High-Performance Wireless and Research Education Network (HPWREN) is once again showing its utility as a public safety asset as firefighters battle the 7,000-acre Chariot Fire near Mount Laguna, east of San Diego.

July 10, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

NIST Seeks Private-Sector Input at Cybersecurity Framework Workshop

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has opened registration for its 3rd Cybersecurity Framework Workshop, to be held July 10-12, 2013, in San Diego, Calif.

June 25, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

SDSC GeoComputing Lab Named Winner of HPC Innovation Excellence Award by IDC

The High Performance GeoComputing Laboratory (HPGeoC) at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), an organized research unit at the University of California, San Diego, was named a winner of the HPC Innovation Excellence Award by the International Data Corporation (IDC) for developing a highly-scalable computer code that promises to dramatically cut both research times and energy costs in simulating seismic hazards throughout California and elsewhere.

June 24, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

UC San Diego Researchers Get Access to Open Science Grid

UC San Diego and the Open Science Grid have announced a partnership under which campus researchers will have access to the OSG’s fabric of Distributed High-Throughput Computing capabilities.

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

SDSC’s Gordon Supercomputer: Parsing Genes, Proteins, and Big Bio Data

Gordon, the newest high-performance supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of San Diego, California, has proven to be a boon to biologists interested in rapidly sifting through an ever-expanding amount of data.

June 17, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

UC San Diego Launches New Research Computing Program

The University of California, San Diego has deployed a new high-performance research computing system called the Triton Shared Computing Cluster, or TSCC, serving researchers at UC San Diego and any of the other UC campuses as well as external academic, non-profit, and corporate users.

June 10, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

SDSC’s CIPRES Science Gateway Receives $1.5 Million National Science Foundation Award

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego has received a $1.5 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to make access to supercomputing resources simpler and more flexible for phylogenetics researchers.

May 23, 2013General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

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