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  • Name Our Supercomputer!

    Tuesday, January 5, 2016
    All members of the University of Arizona campus community are invited to submit a name and artwork concept for the new supercomputer! New High Performance Computing (HPC) equipment is coming to the Research Data Center (RDC) in spring 2016. See your design printed 7 feet tall and 15 feet wide across the front of six racks of supercomputer processors! See Titan, NREL Peregrine, Argonne MIRA, HLRN, Magnus for ideas of what other research groups have created. The UA's new processing power will more than triple the high performance computing resources available to all campus researchers and be... Read More
  • Get Creative for Research Computing!

    Friday, December 18, 2015
    The University of Arizona Research Data Center (RDC) will be getting new research computing equipment in spring 2016 and it needs a name. This new processing power will more than triple the high performance computing resources available to all campus researchers and be used for computing sciences, engineering, astronomy, physics, linguistics, medicine, chemistry and biology. The naming and design contest opens in January so start your creative thinking now. How do I participate? Work on your own or in a team of up to three people and come back in January with a name and design concept. The c... Read More
  • University of Arizona Student Uses HPC System

    Friday, July 10, 2015
    Jianjing Lin, one of the first University of Arizona students to use High Performance Computing (HPC) in the Economics department here at the University of Arizona. Lately, here at the University of Arizona, the HPC community has been growing, and more and more students and faculty are being introduced to these facilities the University of Arizona provides through UITS. Dr. Jianjing Lin, recent Ph.D. graduate of the University of Arizona Economics Department ______________________________________________________________________________ As projects gets bigger, and calculations get longer,... Read More
  • Data Comes Alive in Stunning 3D and Virtual Reality at the AZ-LIVE

    Thursday, June 18, 2015
  • The Work of Epidemiology

    Thursday, June 18, 2015
        Dr. Oren, Assistant Professor for the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Arizona studying climate change and respiratory infections. In the fall Dr. Oren plans to work with farm workers in Yuma assessing  Tuberculosis (TB) infection on the border, specifically latent TB infection. He then studies the disease progression, finding the point at which the patient becomes infectious.   A difficulty he has found with this study is the follow up process because these workers work long hours and they are not available to get evaluated. Also, would they accept the t... Read More

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