All posts by Helen Hill

Dusty with a Chance of Star Formation

by Helen Hill for MGHPCC News

Grant Wilson is a professor of astronomy at Umass Amherst. Wilson’s research lies at the intersection of new cameras and telescopes that operate at millimeter and submillimeter (mm/submm) wavelengths and the science enabled by them; science with the potential to shed new light on how galaxies and the stars they hold, form and evolve. Continue reading Dusty with a Chance of Star Formation

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