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SC18: HPC inspires

November 11-16, 2018 iCER faculty and staff represented MSU at The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC18). SC18 provided many opportunities for iCER employees to grow as individuals and as a staff collectively. Development was sought and...

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ICER Student Highlights: Lavida Brooks

Data-driven Characterization of Gene Expression in Alzheimer’s Disease Lavida Brooks is a current Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. She is studying human genetics under the advisement of Dr. George Mias, an assistant professor...

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December System Announcements

The /mnt/scratch and $SCRATCH aliases will be changed from the old /mnt/ls15 scratch to the new /mnt/gs18 scratch on December 3rd. If you are using these aliases you will need to move your data to the new scratch system or use the absolute /mnt/ls15/scratch/users path instead.  /mnt/ls15 will have...

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HPCC's Big Move

Dear Users, I’m happy to say that the “Big Move” is well underway. The following has taken place in the last month. The Intel 18 cluster is up and in production in the new Data Center The Intel 14 cluster has been moved to the Data Center and is also back in production By the time you read this,...

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International Research Experience for Graduate Students - 2019 Applications Open!

Interested in participating in cutting edge large-scale computing projects while exploring China next Summer?  Apply now for the NSF-funded US-China: Algorithms for Supercomputers with Emerging Architectures (ASSURE) program. Research areas include: climate and weather systems, drug design, big...

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iCER Student Highlights: David Butts

Simulations to Understand Disease Transmission and City-Wide Evacuations MSU Graduate student David Butts earned his BS in Physics with a Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE) minor at Michigan State. Now, he can still be found on campus working towards a PHD in Computational...

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2018 HPCC Environment Update - Action Required

Dear HPCC users, To improve system performance and stability, we are migrating iCER/HPCC systems to a new operating system image (from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7), software management system (EasyBuild), and resource scheduler (from MOAB/Torque to SLURM).  Migration of nodes to this new system is in...

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iCER Student Highlights: Jennifer Ranta

Simulations of Pre-Supernova Outbursts Jennifer Ranta is a graduate student in the Physics and Astrophysics Program at Michigan State University pursuing research in stellar astrophysics. Her current work involves simulating possible mechanisms for pre-supernova outbursts, also called supernova...

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MSU Awarded $270K NSF Grant for US-China Collaboration on Algorithms and Software for Supercomputers with emerging aRchitEctures (ASSURE)

WEDNESDAY, August 29, 2018 — Grant Funds Summer Research Opportunities in China for 15 Graduate Students MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (iCER) in collaboration with MSU’s College of Engineering, has been awarded a three-year $269,547 National Science Foundation (NSF) International...

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Quantum Information Science Workshop at MSU

Though the disruptive potential of Quantum Information Science has been known for over 20 years, it has been in a nascent state with a number of academic, industrial and government groups striving to understand the basic physics, and to build and control many-qubit systems. Now we are approaching a...

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1 Minute Science Communication Challenge

HPCC student users, we have a challenge for you! If you can explain your research in layman's terms in 1 min, we will create a video for you!  The video will be promoted on our various social media and websites.  Project name: Coffee and Science with iCERQualification: HPCC student usersLocation:...

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iCER Student Highlights: Jessie Micallef

Neutrino Detection at the South Pole Jessie Micallef is a dual Ph.D. student at Michigan State University in Physics and Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE). Over the past few years she has worked alongside her advisor, Professor Tyce DeYoung, on developing software for the...

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