All posts by Helen Hill

Facing a fear leads to love for the language of computing

Katia Oleinik is manager of scientific programming and applications at MGHPCC founding partner Boston University. There she leads a group of software engineers who support researchers with computation needs. In this recent article in the Boston Globe she talked about her work and the special challenges the job has helped her overcome. Continue reading Facing a fear leads to love for the language of computing

MGHPCC to Participate in NSF-Funded Nationwide Data Storage Network

HOLYOKE, Mass., June 25, 2018 — The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) announced today that it will participate in a data storage network that will enable academic researchers to process and share data more efficiently across the country. The Open Storage Network (OSN) is being funded by a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Continue reading MGHPCC to Participate in NSF-Funded Nationwide Data Storage Network

Northeastern University Hosts 4th Annual HPC Day

The HPC Day conference provides a showcase of computational research in science, engineering and computer science research being carried out in the New England area. This full-day conference which took place this year on May 18, 2018 at Northeastern University featured feature speakers from NSF, research and educational leaders across the region. Continue reading Northeastern University Hosts 4th Annual HPC Day

UMass Amherst Geoscientist Receives $525,000 Grant to Study Earthquake Zones Around the World

AMHERST, Mass. – Geoscientist Haiying Gao, a seismologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, recently received a five-year, $525,800 faculty early career development (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to model and compare five subduction zones across the globe where large earthquakes have occurred, for the first time characterizing their fundamental differences and similarities. Continue reading UMass Amherst Geoscientist Receives $525,000 Grant to Study Earthquake Zones Around the World

NEREN Seminar: “Bridging the Gap: Advancing Regional Collaboration and Research IT Collaboration”

The Northeast Research and Education Network, NEREN’s, April 6 seminar at Markley’s One Summer Street, Boston, MA location, featured presentations by John Goodhue, Executive Director, Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center,  “Improving Integration of Science DMZs in the Northeast,” Saul Youssef, Research Associate Professor, Boston University, Carnegie-Mellon University, “Northeast Storage Exchange (NESE)” and Ted Slater, Global Head, Scientific AI and Analytics, Cray, “Trends in the Convergence of AI and HPC.” Opportunities to tour the Markley facility, and an afternoon breakout session, followed a networking lunch. Continue reading NEREN Seminar: “Bridging the Gap: Advancing Regional Collaboration and Research IT Collaboration”