ACRES Summer program kicks off!

THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 — This week more than a dozen undergraduates traveled from across the US to participate in the Michigan State University's NSF and DoD-funded REU: Advance Computational Research Experience for Students (ACRES). The program aims to introduce undergraduates to computational...


Home and research space migration on June 10th

For HPCC users whose home or research space is located on the file systems ufs-12 (migration on 6/10), please be aware that job processing can be affected as early as one week before the migration day. Please check our wiki page Notice of File System Migration. Once migration is over, please see...


Job Policies on CPU Time Limits

Please be aware that SLURM accounts for HPCC general users have a CPU usage limit of 1 million CPU hours per calendar year.  Buy-in accounts do not have this limit. Please check the wiki page Job Policies for full details about HPCC job policies.


iCER Student Highlight: Xavier Brumwell

Machine Learning for Quantum Chemistry   Xavier Brumwell is a graduate student in the department of Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering(CMSE) at Michigan State. Specifically, he works in the CEDAR lab under the advisement of Dr. Matthew Hirn. His studies primarily revolve around...


Brian O'Shea Announced as New ICER Director

Dr. Brian O'Shea has agreed to become the next director of ICER. Dr. Kenneth Merz, the present ICER director, will be stepping down this summer. We thank Dr. Merz for his service to ICER. Brian will be consulting with the various units and with individual faculty to get a better understanding of...

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New Home Directory and Research Server Migration

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, we will be migrating all users and research spaces on ufs-13-a and ufs-13-b to the new home directory system. Users with home directories on ufs-13-a and ufs-13-b will not be able to run jobs or log into the HPCC on this day, and research spaces on ufs-13-a and ufs-13-b...

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Zhuoqin Yu

iCER Research Highlights: Zhuoqin Yu

The Use of Machine Learning to Solve Problems in Computational Chemistry Zhuoqin Yu is a PhD student pursuing research in Computational Chemistry at Michigan State University. She has been working under Dr. Kenneth M. Merz Jr, applying machine learning to problems in computational chemistry and...

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$15, 000/yr fellowships in computational and data science

Several years ago, ACM SIGHPC and Intel launched an international program of graduate fellowships in computational and data science. The goal of this graduate fellowship is to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate degrees in data science and computational science, including women as...

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Check Status Changes using HPCC Announcements

HPCC has undergone many changes since September 2018. We migrated our nodes from CentOS6 to CentOS7 and transitioned to a new job scheduler: SLURM. We currently have two scratch systems (gs18 and ls15) and are going to migrate users' home and research directories to IBM GPFS (General Parallel File...

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iCER Welcomes New Business Staff

Starr is excited to join the iCER business team and looks forward to working with the HPC users. Starr is a MSU graduate and has worked on campus for over 21 years in various capacities. Starr enjoys working in a team environment and sharing her knowledge and experiences with others.   Education...


Upcoming home directory and research space changes

Dear HPCC users, We are beginning the process of migrating users and researchers to the new home directory system. In the next few weeks, we will be notifying users to schedule migrations of their home and research spaces.  There are a few differences with the new system to be aware of:  As part of...

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iCER student highlights: Zhouyou Fan

The study of gluon distributions through lattice QCD Zhouyou Fan is a graduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State, concentrating on theoretical high-energy physics. He works under Professor Huey-Wen Lin, whose research specifically involves quantum chromodynamics...