Cutting the ribbon on Laconia

Last week, Michigan State University cut the ribbon on Laconia, its new $3 million supercomputing cluster. Laconia is the fastest high-performance computing system on MSU’s campus to date, and is expected to bring campus researchers together from multiple departments and disciplines. “It’s an...

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Coverage of Laconia Ribbon Cutting

The Laconia Cluster Ceremony on Friday, June 10 drew dozens of invited guests, including MSU leaders, resarechers and HPC professionals.  The event was covered by WKAR, the Lansing State Journal and MSU Today.  Click on any of the links below to see footage from the event:  President Simon's speech...

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MSU Celebrates Arrival of New Supercomputer

NEWS ADVISORY For more information, contact:Kelly Osborn, iCER Business Director(517) 884-8015, WHO: MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (iCER) WHAT: Cluster Ceremony, introducing the new campus supercomputer to the campus WHEN: Friday, June 10 at 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Dean’s...

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Welcome, Dr. Punch

Dr. William Punch joined the iCER team last month as the new Associate Director, replacing outgoing Associate Director Dr. Dhruva Chakravorty. Dr. Punch will focus on overseeing the Research Consulting team and provide key guidance in iCER's day-to-day operations. Dr. Punch previously served as...

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Poster Submission Call for Women in HPC Workshop at SC16

SC16 is looking to hear from women who are using HPC in their careers, whether as a user, a developer, a practitioner, a sys admin or a technician. As part of the SC16 Women in HPC workshop, the annual tech symposium is welcoming submissions from women who are eager to present their work to the...

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Van Andel Institute seeks summer HPC intern

Van Andel Institute’s Information Technology Department is seeking a summer student intern who will work under the mentorship of the institutes's High Performance Computing Architect. This internship would last from June through the end of August, and would focus on providing support of the...

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Volunteer for the 2016 Women in Engineering Camp

iCER invites researchers to share 5-10 minute presentations aimed at middle and high school girls at the 2016 Women in Engineering Camp on Thursday, July 21. Our goal is to share how computational tools facilitate research and discuss how supercomputing empowers researchers in a variety of fields...

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Ceremony for MSU's New Supercomputer

On Friday, June 10 at 3:30 p.m., iCER will hold a special ceremony commemorating the launch of the HPCC's newest supercomputing cluster. The event is free and open to the public.  MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon will deliver a short speech at the Dean's Conference Room 3405 in the Engineering...

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Results from studies at the nanoscale. An atomic force micrograph of a self-assembled mono-layer of molecules composed of two different materials on a gold surface. (from Argonne National Lab)

Recruiting Student Interns for Supercomputing Project (Blue Waters Student Internship Program)

Faculty in the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering (CMSE) are looking for two undergraduate students to participate in yearlong supercomputing-related research projects through the paid Blue Waters Student Internship Program. Student applications are due February 1....

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Inverse Problem Course

Inverse Problem Course - Spring 2016

The Inverse Problem course ECE802 Section 609 will be offered in Spring 2016 by Professor Antonello Tamburrino.  The aim of this course is to introduce the theory of inverse problems and methods for solving them in practice. Inverse problems arise in many science and engineering disciplines where...

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Urgent: Emergency Power Outage

An emergency power maintenance outage in the Engineering Building will cause a iCER data center shut down the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, November 25.  All ICER services will be unavailable during this outage and jobs will not run. Most web-based resources for iCER will be unavailable as...

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PHY 905 section 004: Designing and Building Applications for Extreme Scale Systmes


Course name: PHY 905 section 004: Designing and Building Applications for Extreme Scale Systems Description: In this ONLINE course, you will learn how to design and implement applications for supercomputers, including analyzing and understanding the performance of applications, the primary causes...

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