ECSS Projects

Explore ECSS's current and past projects, research teams, and science gateways.

Project List

For each of the following groups, the tables below list the Project, PI and Institution, the ECSS consultant(s) and the end date of the allocated support.

Research Teams

Project Name PI PI Institution ECSS Consultant(s)
An implicit, Chimera-based discontinuous Galerkin solver: development and application Paul David Orkwis University of Cincinnati Davide Del Vento, Shiquan Su
Statistical Analysis for Partially-Observed Markov Processes with Marked Point Process Obs, Y4 Yong Zeng University of Missouri, Kansas City Mitchel DeWayne Horton
Genome-Wide microRNAs and Single Gamete Based Genetic Profiling of Sweet Sorghum Varieties for Biofuel Production Ahmad Naseer Aziz Tennessee State University Alex Ropelewski
DISSCO, a Digital Instrument for Sound Synthesis and Composition, Y2 Sever Tipei University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Paul Rodriguez
Six Degrees of Francis Bacon, Y2 Christopher Norton Warren Carnegie Mellon University David Walling
Allocation Request on Bridges for Joint Analysis of Metagenomics and Metabolomics Data, Y4 Ping Ma University of Georgia Paul Rodriguez, Philip Blood
Analysis of human cortical electrophysiological data: database design for rapid analysis Max Novelli University of Pittsburgh Roberto Gomez
Assessment of Competition in the US Markets Based on Retail Scanner Data Philip Garland Gayle Kansas State University Kwai Wong, Od Odbadrakh
Simulation for 2D Semiconductor with Parallel Uniform and Adaptive Multigrid Method for Multi-component Phase Field Crystal Models, Y2 Zhen Guan University of California, Irvine David Bock, Dmitry Pekurovsky, Sudhakar Pamidighantam
Turbulent Mixing in a Magnetic Field and Flow strcuture under Successive Axisymmetric Straining, Y2 Pui-kuen Yeung Georgia Institute of Technology Lars Koesterke
Modeling Heliospheric Phenomena with MS-FLUKSS and Observational Boundary Conditions Nikolai Pogorelov University of Alabama, Huntsville Laura Carrington
The "Morelli Machine": A Proposal Testing a Critical, Algorithmic Approach to Art History Christopher James Nygren University of Pittsburgh Alan Craig, Paul Rodriguez
New Frontiers of Direct Laser Acceleration in Megatesla Magnetic Fields Alex Arefiev University of California, San Diego Amit Chourasia, Shiquan Su
Method Development and Application of Electronic Structure Calculations for Complex Nanostructures Kaushik Dayal Carnegie Mellon University Yang Wang

Community Codes

Project Name PI PI Institution ECSS Consultant
Genome Assembly and Annotation of Red Abalone, Yellowtail, Soybean Cyst Nematode and Spiny Softshell Turtle, y2 Andrew J Severin Iowa State University David O'Neal, Philip Blood
Computational Support for Bioinformatics Projects on Assembly Analysis of Fungal Metagenomes for the Discovery of Genes Involved in Important Biological Processes Suping Zhou Tennessee State University Alex Ropelewski
Alpha-viscosity vs. GRMHD Patrick C Fragile College of Charleston Damon McDougall
Development of a High-Performance Parallel Gibbs Ensemble Monte Carlo Simulation Engine Jeffrey J. Potoff Wayne State University Junwen Li, Yifeng Cui
Numerical Simulations of Neutron Star Mergers David Radice Institute for Advanced Study Lars Koesterke
Bioinformatics Pipeline and Infrastructure Development for Genomics, Y2 Uma Chandran University of Pittsburgh Alex Ropelewski
Preparing for Checkpoint-Restart in the Exascale Generation, Y3 Gene Cooperman Northeastern University Cyrus Proctor
Modeling AGN Feedback Physics in Galaxy clusters with Ultra-High Resolution Cosmological Simulations Erwin Tin-Hay Lau Yale University Albert Lu
Coastal General Ecology Model (CGEM) optimization and training John Christopher Lehrter University of South Alabama Kent Milfeld
The Best Practices to Supported Softwares on TACC HPC Systems John Cazes TACC Hang Liu

Science Gateways

Project Name PI PI Institution ECSS Consultant(s)
Using Galaxy and Jetstream resources to analyze non-coding and unmapped regions of whole genomes of healthy and disease-carrying dogs Tendai Mutangadura University of Missouri, Columbia Philip Blood
Searching the SRA Robert Edwards San Diego State University Eroma Abeysinghe, Mats Rynge
Atmospheric Science in the Cloud: Enabling Data-Proximate Science Mohan Ramamurthy UCAR/Unidata Suresh Marru
NFIE Hydrological Property Computation at National Scale Zong-Liang Yang University of Texas at Austin Yan Liu
GISandbox: A Gateway for Research, Education, and Experimentation in Geographic Information Systems and Science (GIS) Eric Shook University of Minnesota Andrea Zonca, Davide Del Vento
Particle-in-Cell and Kinetic Simulation Software Center (PICKSC) Gateway Benjamin John Winjum University of California, Los Angeles Eroma Abeysinghe, Suresh Marru
OpenTopography: A gateway to high resolution topography data and services Viswanath Nandigam San Diego Supercomputer Center Choonhan Youn
High Resolution Spatial Temporal Analysis of Whole-Head 306-Channel Magnetoencephalography and 66-Channel Electroencephalograpy Brain Imaging in Humans During Sleep David Shannahoff-Khalsa University of California, San Diego Mona Wong
Interoperating CyberGIS and HydroShare for Scalable Geospatial and Hydrologic Sciences Shaowen Wang University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Yan Liu
Science and Engineering Applications Grid (SEAGrid): A Gateway for Simulation of Molecular and Material Structures and Dynamics Sudhakar V. Pamidighantam Indiana University Feng Kevin Chen
Understanding sustainability issues in the global farm-food system using a global gridded model of agriculture URIS BALDOS Purdue University Lan Zhao
Exploring the full simulation modeling workflow on XSEDE Richard P Signell US Geological Survey Andrea Zonca
Gateway for SimVascular Educational Users Alison Lesley Marsden Stanford University Eroma Abeysinghe, Marcus Christie

Past Projects

Project Name PI PI Institution ECSS Consultant(s)
Laser-based Structural Sensing and Damage Assessment, Y2 Jerome F. Hajjar Northeastern University DJ Choi
Computation and testing of effective degree of eQTL Networks Sheila Marie Gaynor Harvard University Roberto Gomez
A Coupled Lattice Boltzmann and Spectrin Link Method for Modeling Fluid-Structure Interaction Cyrus K Aidun Georgia Institute of Technology Anirban Jana, Darren Adams
Exploring the universe with Advanced LIGO's detections of compact-object binaries Duncan Brown Syracuse University Lars Koesterke
Hi-Fidelity Simulations of Shear Flow of Polymeric Melts: Flow Induced Disentanglement and Shear Banding Bamin Khomami University of Tennessee, Knoxville DJ Choi
Image Analysis of the 1935-1944 Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photography Collection Elizabeth Wuerffel Valparaiso University Alan Craig, Paul Rodriguez, Sandeep Puthanveetil Satheesan
Inter-cloud Bursting: Decreasing Time-to-Science with a Multi-Stack Cloud Federation Adam M Brazier Cornell University Mats Rynge
Investigating morphology evolution in thin-film polymer blends, Y1 Baskar Ganapathysubramanian Iowa State University Amit Chourasia, Christopher Thompson
Investigating morphology evolution in thin-film polymer blends, Y2 Baskar Ganapathysubramanian Iowa State University Amit Chourasia, Christopher Thompson
Tanaka: Structural Estimation of Equilibrium Models, Y3 Chao Fu University of Wisconsin-Madison Victor Eijkhout
Deep Learning for drug-protein interaction prediction Gil Alterovitz Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital Yang Wang
Multilingual FrameNet: Cross-lingual Alignment and Annotation Collin F Baker International Computer Science Institute Roberto Gomez
Omics approaches to understanding cellular and organismal responses to chronic stress in marine mammals Jane Khudyakov University of the Pacific Erik Ferlanti
Using semantic networks to generate novel hypotheses in biomedicine Jodi Schneider University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Paul Hoover
Speeding-up Agent-Based Simulation of Cattle Herd Infection Diseases Rebecca Lee Smith National Center for Supercomputing Applications Yifeng Cui
dREG Science Gateway Charles G Danko Cornell University Eroma Abeysinghe
Simulation of Quantum Circuits in the Clifford-T gate set Antia Lamas-Linares Texas Advanced Computing Center Cyrus Proctor
Computational Studies on Physical and Chemical Properties Yigui Wang Southern Connecticut State University Marcela Madrid, Yang Wang
Constructing Nanosecond Level Snapshot of Financial Markets Using Supercomputers, Y3 Mao Ye University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign David O'Neal, Lei Huang
Deploying Multi-Facility Cyberinfrastructure in XSEDE cloud and storage facilities to serve the national geosciences community Timothy Keith Ahern Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology Andrea Zonca
Fluid-Structure Interaction, Optimization, and Uncertainty Quantification Using High Performance Computing in Cardiovascular Applications, Y2 Alison Lesley Marsden Stanford University Eroma Abeysinghe, Suresh Marru
High-Performance Computing Resources for CAPS Realtime Storm-Scale Ensemble Forecasts in Support of Hazardous Weather Testbed and Hydrometeorological Testbed Fanyou Kong University of Oklahoma David O'Neal
Modeling the Effective Energy and Mass Transfer input to Earth's Critical Zone from sub-meter to global spatial scales and daily to millennial time scales Jon Damian Pelletier University of Arizona Mats Rynge, Yan Liu
Preparing for Checkpoint-Restart in the Exascale Generation, Y2 Gene Cooperman Northeastern University Jerome Vienne
Tuning Geodynamo Simulation to Paleomagnetic Observations, Y2 David Gubbins Scripps Institution of Oceanography Chad Burdyshaw, Shiquan Su
ARIEL: Analysis of Rare Incident-Event Languages Ravi Starzl Carnegie Mellon University Paola Buitrago
Data Investigation and Sharing Environment for Big Weather Web Carlos Maltzahn University of California, Santa Cruz Suresh Marru
Distributed MCMC for Bayesian Hierarchical Models Imran Currim University of California, Irvine Andrea Zonca, Paul Rodriguez
First-principles studis of electronic structure and transport in semiconductors and multifunctional molecular electronic materials Xiaoguang Zhang University of Florida Yang Wang
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Digital Asset Management Brooke Sansosti Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Roberto Gomez
Large Scale Biomechanics Simulations in ABAQUS Jonathan Pieter Vande Geest University of Pittsburgh Anirban Jana
DiaGrid: Deliverying Science-as-a-Service for Collaborative Research and Education Communities Carol Xiaohui Song Purdue University Christopher Thompson
Assessing future flood risk from the emerging threat of Madden-Julian Oscillation amplification using a convection-permitting climate model Gabe Kooperman University of California, Irvine Si Liu
Computational Anatomy Gateway, Y1 Michael I Miller John Hopkins University Antonio Gomez
Computational studies of earthquake hazards: effects of complex geologic structure and topography on seismic wave propagation and quantification of uncertainties in seismic source models and probabilistic seismic-hazard Morgan Paul Moschetti US Geological Survey Lars Koesterke, Yifeng Cui
Predictability and Data Assimilation of Severe Weather and Tropical Cyclones, Y2 Fuqing Zhang Pennsylvania State University Greg Foss
Surface-induced forcing and decadal variability and change of the East Asian climate, surface hydrology and agriculture Yongkang Xue University of California, Los Angeles Shiquan Su
Simulating the microscopic properties of neutron star crust matter William George Newton Texas A&M University, Commerce Lars Koesterke
WaterHUB for Hydrologic Modeling and Education Venkatesh Merwade Purdue University Lan Zhao
Digital Humanities Projects: Processing XML Data Elisa Eileen Beshero-Bondar University of Pittsburgh David O'Neal, Roberto Gomez
XSEDE Insights: System Utilization Analyses Through XDMoD Data John Cazes Texas Advanced Computing Center Damon McDougall
Adaptive Finite-element Simulations of Complex Industrial Flow Problems Cameron Walter Smith Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Lars Koesterke, Lei Huang
Allocation Request on Blacklight and Bridges for SNP Detection in Large Metagenomics Samples, y3 Ping Ma University of Georgia Philip Blood
Computational Design and Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Protein, Polymers and Host-Guest Interactions Jeffery G Saven University of Pennsylvania Victor Eijkhout
Computational fluid-structure interaction of biological systems, Y3 Haoxiang Luo Vanderbilt University Hang Liu
Direct Numerical Simulations and Analysis of Compressible And Incompressible Turbulence, Y3 Diego Donzis Texas A&M University Xiao Zhu
DNS of droplet-laden isotropic turbulence, y4 Antonino Ferrante University of Washington Darren Adams
Multiscale Simulation and Complex Data Fitting of HIV Latency-Reactivation Control and Viral Dynamics Alan Stuart Perelson Los Alamos National Laboratory Laura Carrington, Paul Hoover
Simulation for 2D Semiconductor with Parallel Uniform and Adaptive Multigrid Method for Phase Field Crystal Models, Y1 Zhen Guan University of California, Irvine David Bock, Dmitry Pekurovsky, Sudhakar Pamidighantam
Simulation for the IceCube telescope data analysis and detector upgrade studies Francis Halzen University of Wisconsin-Madison Mats Rynge
Six Degrees of Francis Bacon, Y1 Christopher Norton Warren Carnegie Mellon University David Walling, Roberto Gomez
Providing a Science Gateway to Existing Simulations of Galaxy Cluster Mergers, Y2 Marios Chatzikos University of Kentucky Christopher Thompson
Optimizing the Multi-State Modified Embedded Atom Method Code Addon for LAMMPS on Stampede Srinivasan Srivilliputhur University of North Texas Kent Milfeld
Machine Assisted Rhetorical Analysis James Ian Wynn Carnegie Mellon University Roberto Gomez
Micromechanical analysis of stress-strain inhomoheneities with Fourier transforms (MASSIF) Anthony D Rollett Carnegie Mellon University Anirban Jana, Antonio Gomez
Decomposing Bodies Alison Langmead University of Pittsburgh Alan Craig, Paul Rodriguez, Sandeep Puthanveetil Satheesan
Large Scale First Principles Study of Anderson Localization Mark Jarrell Louisiana State University Yang Wang
BioTeam Science Gateway for Life Sciences Applications Ari Berman BioTeam, Inc. Suresh Marru
Bioinformatics Pipeline and Infrastructure Development for Cancer Genomics, Y1 Uma Chandran University of Pittsburgh Alex Ropelewski
Hydrological model development and application for a refined understanding of Arctic hydrology Anna Katarina Liljedahl University of Alaska, Fairbanks Laura Carrington
Improving Seasonal Prediction of the Indo-Pacific SST and Indian Monsoon with Multiple Ocean Analyses Ensemble Bohua Huang George Mason University Shiquan Su
Investigating 4-D Dynamics of Subduction and Continental Evolution using Adjoint Convection Models Lijun Liu University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Yifeng Cui
Large-eddy simulations of pulverized coal combustion Xinyu Zhao University of Connecticut Laura Carrington
Large-shared-memory supercomputing for game-theoretic analysis with fine-grained abstractions, and novel tree search algorithms, Y3 Tuomas Sandholm Carnegie Mellon University John Urbanic
Laser-based Structural Sensing and Damage Assessment, Y1 Jerome F. Hajjar Northeastern University DJ Choi
Multi-Physics Computational Modeling of Cardiac Flows and Heart Murmurs Using a Parallelized Immerse Rajat Mittal John Hopkins University Antonio Gomez
Numerical Modeling of High-Impact Weather: Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Winter Cyclones, Y4 Brian F Jewett University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign David O'Neal
Investigating the relationship between Identity Politics and Discourse using visualizations Nicole Brown National Center for Supercomputing Applications Mark Van Moer, Paul Rodriguez
Research Inititiation Awards: Globalization Strategy and Parallelism in PDE-constrained optimization for inverse source problems Widodo Samyono Jarvis Christian College Victor Eijkhout
Unidata Cyberinfrastructure in a Cloud Computing Environment Mohan Ramamurthy UCAR/Unidata Suresh Marru
Finding Real Differences Between Semi-supervised Learning Algorithms Using PJ2 George Rudolph The Citadel Jerome Vienne
Disclosure Scriptability Matthew DeAngelis Georgia State University Kwai Wong
Numerical Methods and Models Using Stochastic (Partial) Differential Equations in Biology Christopher Vincent Rackauckas University of California, Irvine DJ Choi
Simulating collisions of white dwarfs as a primary channel for type Ia supernovae,Doron Kushnir,Institute for Advanced Study,David Bock,12/31/16
DISSCO, a Digital Instrument for Sound Synthesis and Composition, Y1 Sever Tipei University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Paul Rodriguez, Robert Sinkovits
Terrain Analysis using digital elevation models, Y3 David Tarboton Utah State University Yan Liu
Image Analysis of fMRI Data for Medical Applications Frank Michael Skidmore University of Alabama, Birmingham Junqi Yin
Population Level Benchmarking Variant Calling Pipelines and Building a Community Resource with 3K Rice Genomes Liya Wang Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Mats Rynge
Optimization and uncertainty quantification in cardiovascular flow simulations using high performance computing Alison Lesley Marsden Stanford University Kwai Wong
Large eddy simulations of extended wind-farms Charles Meneveau Johns Hopkins University Darren Adams, David Bock
Mining, Coordinating and Visualizing Curricula in STEM and Social Science Sharon Tettegah University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Pragneshkumar Patel
XSEDE: Prediction and Control of Compressible Turbulent Flows, y4 Daniel Joseph Bodony University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Lonnie D. Crosby
Ab initio study on the glycosidation of 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) Yigui Wang Southern Connecticut State University DJ Choi
Analyzing the Influence of Socioeconomic Factors on Online Game Advancement, Y2 Min Zhan University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Lonnie D. Crosby
Numerical Modeling of High-Impact Weather: Winter Snowstorms, Severe Thunderstorms and Tornadoes, Y3 Brian F Jewett University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign David O'Neal, Lei Huang
Constructing Nanosecond Level Snapshot of Financial Markets Using Supercomputers Mao Ye University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign David O'Neal
Direct numerical simulation of droplet-laden homogeneous isotropic turbulence - Y3 Antonino Ferrante University of Washington Darren Adams
NOAA Climate and Weather Research Allocation Request Frank Indiviglio National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Pragneshkumar Patel

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ECSS has assisted on more than 60 XSEDE projects
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