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IMPACT March 2017

  DCL: Share your thoughts on future cyberinfrastructure needs The National Science Foundation released a Dear Colleague Letter asking for members of...

February Impact 2017

XSEDE EMPOWER An XSEDE-wide effort is underway to expand the HPC community by recruiting and enabling a diverse group of students who have the skills - or are...

XSEDE IMPACT JANUARY 2017

  VIDEO: Designing safer buildings against natural hazards Natural hazards engineers have lacked the cyberinfrastructure necessary to push their...

IMPACT December 2016

  PEARC17 to welcome HPC community The annual XSEDE conference is transforming to an independent entity designed to unite the HPC and advanced digital...

IMPACT November 2016

  XSEDE @ SC16 XSEDE will be in booth #3631 at SC16 Nov. 14-17. A number of XSEDE staff and users will be presenting during the SC16 technical program...

XSEDE IMPACT October 2016

Saving wetlands with computers The coastal wetlands of Louisiana near the mouth of the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico are at risk. Since 2015, XSEDE...

Impact September 2016

What is XSEDE? A new YouTube video explains the core competencies of the XSEDE project. What is XSEDE to you? Read more ...

IMPACT August 2016

Probing DNA for cancer therapies Intercalators can change the structure of DNA and lead to genetic abnormalities that cause cell death. They also play an...

IMPACT July 2016

XSEDE16: Coming soon! XSEDE16 is coming soon! We can't wait to see all of you at the Intercontinental Miami beginning July 17! Monday, July 18 will be filled...

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...

XSEDE IMPACT May 2016

XSEDE resources help grow a new ‘tree of life' A new ‘tree of life,' depicting the evolution of life on this planet that includes more than 1,000 new types of...

XSEDE IMPACT April 2016

Workshops Around The Country The XSEDE project is pleased to announce the opening of registrations for faculty computational science education workshops for...

XSEDE IMPACT March 2016

Rescued history - Pt. 2 Ruby Mendenhall's work, mentioned in last month's Impact newsletter, has taken hold with various communities throughout the country....

Impact February 2016

Rescued history We say, '93History is written by the victors,'94 but it'92s probably more true to say it'92s written by the people who have the opportunity to write. It can be very difficult...

Impact January 2016

Comet is for Gateways Just a few months after coming online as part of the XSEDE network of resources, Comet is making an impact. During the quarter that ended...

Impact December 2015

The Hidden Universe This November 2015 marks 100 years of Einstein's field equations that describe space and time as one interwoven continuum - and predict the...

Impact November 2015

XSEDE bringing students to new course XSEDE education program leader Steve Gordon asks for your help in spreading the word about a new course on designing and...

XSEDE Impact October 2015

ECSS Autotune A NICS XSEDE ECSS team is assisting a research group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that has developed software called Autotune, a set of...

IMPACT September 2015

XSEDE exploring the Arctic The "ArcticDEM" project will use commercially available satellite data, processed using NSF-funded supercomputers'97including...

Impact August 2015

Another successful XSEDE conference XSEDE15—held in St. Louis, Mo., from July 26-30—was a success. The fourth annual conference showcased the discoveries,...

Impact May 2015

Creating 3D images deep underground Thanks to XSEDE, 3-D simulations of earthquake data has found hidden rock structures deep under East Asia. This work could...

IMPACT April 2015

  Enabling better organ exchange programs Thanks to XSEDE, the number of donor/recipient pairs could expand, broadening the criteria for matches so...

XSEDE Impact March 2015

Welcome to Impact Thank you for subscribing to XSEDE's e-newsletter--distributed monthly to update subscribers on the activities and enabled discoveries of the...

XSEDE Impact Feb 2015

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Here you will find links to What's New in XSEDE, the project's monthly newsletter. Each month brings news of science breakthroughs, educational opportunities and updates on the people of XSEDE.
  • January 2014
    XSEDE aids in overcoming limitations in studying energy, proving the impossible is possible in chemistry research as well as uncovering new information about DNA structures. HPCwire names XSEDE's project director a "Person to Watch" for 2014 and XSEDE-allocated Stampede supercomputer celebrates a successful first year.
    Go to the January newsletter

  • December 2013
    XSEDE aids in improving wind energy technology as well as advancing the study of the human impact of digital images. A new XSEDE-allocated resource for interactive, remote visualization and data analysis is announced along with a call for projects for the XSEDE Student Engagement program. 
    Go to the December newsletter

  • October-November 2013
    Research done with XSEDE-allocated resources are helping to bring the "customers who bought this item, also bought," way of online shopping to university libraries across the country as well as providing a physical explanation for star formation. XSEDE enables another stride in biofuels research and teams up with I-CHASS to improve STEM curriculum. Also, XSEDE prepares to head to SC13 in Denver, CO. 
    Go to the October-November newsletter 

  • September 2013
    Research done with XSEDE-allocated resources are helping improve forecasting superstores and the efficiency of genome assembly. XSEDE has announced a new initiative aimed at making it easier to manage computing clusters and improve the ease with which researchers and students can use local and national cyberinfrastructure. Also, XSEDE and NSF release cloud survey results.
    Go to the September newsletter 

  • August 2013

    Research done with XSEDE-allocated resources are enabling simulations that investigate molecular movement in real-time, and the use of large-scale image analysis to understand diseases. XSEDE is hosting Nicholas Berente, as well as expanding access to the Open Science Grid through UC San Diego. Also, XSEDE13 was a huge success, see all the conference coverage.
    Go to the August newsletter

  • July 2013
    XSEDE13 is coming up, be on the look out for exciting coverage from the conference. Also, research done with XSEDE-allocated resources are enabling a wide-variety of discoveries… helping NASA protect future spacecraft from space junk, finding the connection between a marine crustacean and biofuels development, creating a "smart" search engine for biologists, and changing the rules on Wall Street.
    Go to the July newsletter
  • June 2013
    XSEDE-allocated resources at NICS and TACC as well as Extended Collaborative Support Services help researchers tackle some of the most important physics problems, SDSC's non-conventional supercomputer fosters some discoveries in non-traditional areas of research, Hadoop-optimized cluster on the XSEDE-allocated Longhorn supercomputer at TACC is enabling dozens of discoveries, XSEDE13 announces a Biosciences Day
    Go to the June newsletter
  • May 2013

    XSEDE-allocated resources at SDSC assist in crunching Large Hadron Collider data and developing a highly scalable computer code for simulating seismic hazards, while the Kraken supercomputer at ORNL aides in the Understanding of the turbulence of gases in planet-forming protoplanetary disks. Plus, the schedule is now available online for XSEDE13, the annual conference focused on science, education, outreach, software, and technology related to XSEDE. 
    Go to the newsletter

  • March 2013

    Simulations on XSEDE systems aid in determining protein's role in the dynamics of disease and how a better understanding could lead to new cancer treatments, while other XSEDE-allocated resources are helping building a better a more accurate energy model and tracing the emergence of a new evolution of E. coli. Also, XSEDE13 get two corporate sponsors for the summer conference. 
    Go to the newsletter

  • February 2013
    XSEDE-allocated Kraken at Oak Ridge National Laboratory assists in harnesses fusion energy, a Berkeley research team turns to XSEDE resources at NICS to study changing vegetation and effects on the food chain, confirmation of the existence of a tissue that has historically been overlooked, XSEDE13 biosciences panel announced, XSEDE improves the efficiency of computational methods used to study genomes.
    Go to the February newsletter

  • January 2013
    XSEDE consulting and computing resources at PSC help in developing individualized care through computational modeling,  new petascale supercomputer at TACC open to research community, first official software service on XSEDE, award-winning art project created with open-source script, brain mapping through grid computing …
    Go to the January newsletter

  • November 2012
    Simulations on XSEDE systems aid in studying cancer behavior at TACC and design of future medicines at NICS, new PSC system for handling Big Data, NCSA's Private Sector Program earns co-award from HPCwire, wrapup from Supercomputing Conference ...
    Go to the November newsletter

  • October 2012
    XSEDE Project Director Towns named to Compute Canada board, new genome studies on frog species and geranium evolution, bridging models of climate change and hydrology, and XSEDE's wide representation at Supercomputing Conference ...
    Go to the October newsletter

  • September 2012
    Speeding up the drug discovery process at TACC, planning for a Science Gateways Institute, saving time in genetics research at PSC, tracking evolutionary changes via study of mouse monogamy, XSEDE's new Campus Champions Fellows ...
    Go to the September newsletter

  • July-August 2012
    XSEDE Scholars take first place in cluster competition at annual conference, Science Gateway helps clarify "Tree of Life," PSC program encourages minority students to pursue bioinformatics degrees, TACC helps further investigations of dark matter ...
    Go to the July-August newsletter

  • June 2012
    Improved breast cancer detection method, tracking disease lethal to bats, new file system to aid in data-intensive computing, upgraded link to XSEDE resources, new tool for testing scientific code ...
    Go to the June newsletter

  • May 2012
    Photosynthesis research; direct link from Galaxy genome database to XSEDE backbone; study of movement and formation of massive planets; search for fast, low-cost DNA sequencing device; study of next-generation reactors; cloaking research; August summer institute workshop at SDSC ...
    Go to the May newsletter

  • April 2012
    More effective drug delivery and disease treatment, lots of clean energy-related research including improving photovoltaics and making them more affordable, XSEDE's new Novel and Innovative Projects initiative, XSEDE Scholars ...
    Go to the April newsletter

  • March 2012
    PSC research shaping planning and policy related to flu outbreaks, "big data" at SDSC and NCSA, refining evolutionary history and delving further into the study of chemical reactions at TACC, searching for renewable fuel options and helping safely move explosives at NICS ...
    Go to the March newsletter

  • February 2012
    Awards, determining source of lava formations in Western U.S., predicting hurricane intensity, connecting PSC and Drexel, and HPC summer school in Ireland accepting applications ...
    Go to the February newsletter

  • January 2012
    Call For Participation in XSEDE12 conference, podcast about XSEDE, computers submerged in liquid, 'space junk,' shared-memory enhancement, Gordon makes a big splash, renewable fuels research, HPC summer school ...
    Go to the January newsletter

  • November/December 2011
    Two new supercomputers -- Gordon and Stampede; PSC award; research on drug-processing protein, aerosols, natural language processing ...
    Go to the November/December newsletter

  • October 2011
    Richard Tapia and the National Medal of Science, shockwave research, tracking bird migration, new genome institute at Indiana, supermassive black holes ...
    Go to the October newsletter