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IMPACT June 2016
Hurry! XSEDE16 Early Registration Ends on 6/15
Hurry! Get registered now for XSEDE16 - early registration ends soon! For questions regarding your registration or if you need technical assistance, please call Nick Van Stratt at (704) 469-2146 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM EDT, Monday-Friday or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more
Workshops around the country
The XSEDE project is pleased to announce that registration for the 2016 faculty computational science education workshops is still open. There are no fees for participating in the workshops. The workshops also cover local accommodations and food during the workshop hours for those outside of commuting distance to the host sites. The workshops are at: Boise State University on July 18-20, 2016, and at West Virginia State University on August 1-3. The Little Fe curriculum workshop will be held on June 20-22 at Shodor Education Foundation. Read more
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary
On June 9, 2016, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) celebrates its 30th anniversary. PSC has two new supercomputers coming online in 2016—the National Science Foundation-funded Bridges system, already operational and due for completion this fall, and an Anton 2 molecular dynamics simulation system, provided at no charge by D. E. Shaw Research and with operational funding from the National Institutes of Health beginning this Fall. The City of Pittsburgh cited PSC's contributions to the region's academic achievements and economy in a ceremony on June 7, proclaiming the 9th "PSC Day" in the city. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate and House have similarly recognized PSC's contributions to the state. Read more
Dear Colleague Letter: Need input on NSF ACI
NSF is conducting a review of ACI's position within NSF, now that there exist several years of experience operating in this new configuration; this review is meant to be forward-looking and data-driven. Input from the science and engineering research community is an important component of this review process. To inform any comments, we provide relevant data on proposals, awards, and budgets for the period spanning fiscal years (FY) 2011-2015, which covers OCI as well as ACI operations. Read more
Stampede 2 is coming!
NSF award to UT-Austin builds on success of Stampede supercomputer system and provides additional advanced computational capacity to thousands of researchers. Read more