Research Computing News June 5, 2006

New Research Computing Website Now Active This will be the single point of contact for any and all information about us. Please check it out and look there for news, events, computing resources, collaboration projects, R&D, help, and more.

"NanoHub: a web-based initiative spearheaded by the NSF-funded Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) based at Purdue University." an interactive virtual seminar presented over the Access Grid. Tuesday, June 4, 2-3:30 pm. Let me know if you wish to attend.

Research Technology Lunches: like to discuss computing, collaborating, visualization and other topics related to research and teaching? Come join us for biweekly lunches for stimulating conversation (and pleasant company!). Send me email to sign up to be on the reminder list.

Sun Microsystems Academic Initiative we soon will have access to online training materials not only on sun technology but also on busines and professional development (by NETg).

Faculty who would like to consult on research requiring computing resources or find a collaboration partner for their research grant, please contact me.

IBM 52 node cluster in CASCI is up and running and is looking for demanding high performance jobs. We're currently installing mpiBLAST, mathematica, matlab for wider use.

Any researchers interested in forming a user-owned shared high performance computing facility for our next generation resource, please contact me to discuss options.

The Advanced Collaboration Technologies Laboratory (ACT Lab) in CASCI has been created as a venue for R&D, Teaching & Learning, and practical use. Initial project is to set up five collaboration venues across campus.