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Quantum Mechanics, Squishy Materials, and Extreme Photosynthesis

The first video in a new series profiling MGHPCC seed fund collaborations

by Helen Hill

The MGHPCC seed fund is allowing Alfredo Alexander Katz (Material Science, MIT) and Alán Aspuru-Guzik (Quantum Chemistry, Harvard) to combine computational techniques from materials science with computational thinking from quantum chemistry. In this video Alfredo and Alán describe more about their collaboration and the new science it is enabling. Continue reading Quantum Mechanics, Squishy Materials, and Extreme Photosynthesis

2012 Seed Fund Recipients Announced

MGHPCC is more than just a building. It is also intended as an engine for future research. To seed interest in and raise awareness of the new facility, last summer the research committee posted a call for funding proposals to the high performance computing communities of MIT, Harvard, BU, UMASS and Northeastern. After careful deliberation, the committee recently announced it’s picks. Continue reading 2012 Seed Fund Recipients Announced

Seed Fund RFP 2011

The 2011 MGHPCC Seed Fund RFP is soliciting research proposals for computer and computational science. Pre-proposals are due October 1st, 2011. A total of $500K is available with anticipated award sizes in the range of $50K – $150K. Proposals must involve investigators from two or more of Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts system. Continue reading Seed Fund RFP 2011