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American Chemical Society, NICS provide computing time for outstanding student
Knoxville, TN, July 25, 2011—A partnership of 17 institutions today announced the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). XSEDE will be the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world.
Researchers at the University of Tennessee use Kraken to study cardiac arrhythmias
New 3D simulations of magnetic reconnection published in the scientific journal Nature Physics describes how "flux ropes" are spontaneously generated; work supports upcoming NASA spaceflight.
The Jaguar and Kraken supercomputers housed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Leadership Computing Facility and the University of Tennessee’s National Institute for Computational Sciences continued to demonstrate their balanced architectures, taking half the top spots in this year’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) Challenge.
Applications are open for awards from the ACS Division of Computers in Chemistry
With twin awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $3.4 million, the University of Tennessee-managed National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) will add 300 teraflops to the TeraGrid’s total computational capability.


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