Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Parallel Computing Institute (PCI) Newsletter! Illinois has a long history in parallel computing and in the use of advanced computing in all areas of research. Today, there are many active efforts on campus developing and using parallel computing, ranging from the
The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) has announced a new funding opportunity in Applied Mathematics entitled “Mathematical and Statistical Methodologies for DOE Data-Centric Science at Scale.” The opportunity is open to universities, industry, non-
Listen to PCI Director Bill Gropp discuss the impact of Blue Waters on WILL's Focus program.
CS Associate Professor Craig Zilles was one of five recipients of the 2013 Illinois Student Senate Teaching Excellence Award. More than 615 nominations were received for this year’s recognition.
CSL Professor Vikram Adve (Computer Science), along with Illinois alumnus Chris Lattner (MS CS ’02, CS PhD ’05) and Apple Inc. software engineer Evan Cheng, has been named a recipient of the ACM Software System Award for his work on LLVM. LLVM is an infrastructure designed to help build compilers and other
On Thursday, March 28, 2013, the Blue Waters supercomputer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign entered production, meaning the behemoth capable of performing quadrillions of calculations every second and working with quadrillions of bytes of data is now crunching numbers around the clock to help