Under the microscope

Under the microscopeMSU researcher gets a close-up look at the HPC By CHELSEA ELLEDGE Computational science is a complex field, but iCER and the HPCC strive to make it as a comprehensible as possible for a wide range of people. MSU’s high-performance computers are large, multifaceted machines made...

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Seven members of the iCER team at MSU spent a morning volunteering at City Rescue Mission Upscale Thrift on Lansing's west side.

iCER staff pays it forward

On Nov. 4, seven members of the iCER staff volunteered at City Rescue Mission Upscale Thrift, a clothing and housewares resale store on the Lansing’s west side that supports the City Rescue Mission of Lansing. They spent the morning preparing merchandise for the floor and distributing clothing to...

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4th Annual CI Forum – Registration Now Open!

We are please to announce the fourth annual Michigan State University Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Forum, formerly known as CI Days, will be held on October 22, 2015 in the MSU Union.  The CI Forum presents an opportunity for faculty and students to understand the benefits that cyberinfrastructure...

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iCER Nets Part of $5 Million Big Data Grant

Oct. 2, 2015 — Michigan State University is teaming up with four higher education institutes to create a new high-speed cyberinfrastructure. The Multi-Institutional Open Storage Research Infrastructure (MI-OSiRIS) will enable researchers at MSU, the University of Michigan, Wayne State University,...

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Science festival participants

iCER Welcomes School Groups at the 2015 MSU Science Festival

Year after year, the MSU Science Festival proves to be one of the most exciting outreach events that iCER takes part in. Providing a place for hands-on activities, demonstrations, and discussions centered around the topic of computation allows these young minds to explore, experience new things,...

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Celebrating 10 years of high performance computing at MSU

HPCC Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The High Performance Computing Center (HPCC), within the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (iCER), is celebrating its 10th anniversary. In 2005, the HPCC was formed via a grassroots effort by a coterie of faculty at MSU with a strong interest in computational sciences. The HPCC facility was...

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XSEDE Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment

iCER Granted Membership Into XSEDE Federation and Service Provider Forum

It is our pleasure to announce that iCER has been granted membership into both the XSEDE Federation and the Service Provider (SP) Forum. These two organizations are designed to provide, enable and support the use of digital resources and services for conducting research. The Extreme Science and...

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Participants at iCER training for HPCC

Working Hard to Increase Training

This has been an exciting semester for training at iCER! Thus far, iCER has offered a dozen hands-on workshops for researchers. Workshops ranged from multi-day domain specific training in mothur for sequence analysis and computational chemoinformatics, to basic training in the Linux command line,...

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Participants at Cyberinfrastructure Days 2014

CI Days 2014 Draws in 150 Participants!

The third annual Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Days conference was held October 23rd – 24th at Michigan State University. CI Days provides a unique opportunity for faculty, staff and students across campus to come together to gain a better understanding of the benefits that CI can bring to their...

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Cyberinfrastructure Days 2014 registration now open!

Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Days 2014 Registration Open

We are excited to host the third annual Michigan State University Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Days Conference, held on October 23–24, 2014. CI Days presents an opportunity for faculty and students to understand the benefits that cyberinfrastructure can bring their scholarly pursuits, to see what...

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MSU Women in Engineering Summer Camp

Empowering Women in Engineering

"Engineering isn't what everyone thinks it is," shares visiting high school student, Shannon Kowalewski. "It's actually problem solving and it's really fun." On July 17, Kowalewski was part of an enthusiastic group of young women who visited the High Performance Computing Center while participating...


Students participation in 2014 VSCSE

2014 Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering (VSCSE) Coverage

This summer, Michigan State University joined with a national group of geographically dispersed, prominent universities as host sites for advanced computational workshops organized by the Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering (VSCSE). The VSCSE is a virtual organization that...

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