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MGHPCC

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) provides state-of-the-art infrastructure for computationally intensive research.

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) provides state-of-the-art infrastructure for computationally intensive research.

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) provides state-of-the-art infrastructure for computationally intensive research.

Consortium

MGHPCC is a collaboration among research-intensive universities - Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, and the University of Massachusetts.

MGHPCC is a collaboration among some of the most research-intensive universities in Massachusetts - Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, and the University of Massachusetts.

MGHPCC is a collaboration among research-intensive universities - Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, and the University of Massachusetts.

Racks

Computers at the MGHPCC run millions of virtual experiments every month supporting thousands of researchers in Massachusetts and around the world.

Computers at the MGHPCC run millions of virtual experiments every month supporting thousands of researchers in Massachusetts and around the world.

Computers at the MGHPCC run millions of virtual experiments every month supporting thousands of researchers in Massachusetts and around the world.

Cooling

The Center provides space, power, cooling, and high-speed connectivity, as well as contributing to a virtual commons for regional academic research computing.

The Center provides space, power, cooling, and high-speed connectivity, as well as contributing to a virtual commons for regional academic research computing.

The Center provides space, power, cooling, and high-speed connectivity, as well as contributing to a virtual commons for regional academic research computing.

Specs

The facility hosts 100s of 1000s of CPUs, millions of GPU cores, over 50PB of storage and 2 TB per sec of network access with connections to numerous campus, regional, and national networks (including Internet2 and ESNET, and high-speed links to cloud providers) with access speeds ranging from 10 to 100 gbps.

The facility hosts 100s of 1000s of CPUs, millions of GPU cores, over 50PB of storage and 2 TB per sec of network access with connections to numerous campus, regional, and national networks (including Internet2 and ESNET, and high-speed links to cloud providers) with access speeds ranging from 10 to 100 gbps.

The facility hosts 100s of 1000s of CPUs, millions of GPU cores, over 50PB of storage and 2 TB per sec of network access with connections to numerous campus, regional, and national networks (including Internet2 and ESNET, and high-speed links to cloud providers) with access speeds ranging from 10 to 100 gbps.

Satori

Since its inception in 2013, MGHPCC has been the home of many TOP500 machines, most recently Satori and TX-GAIA at MIT, and Cannon at Harvard.

Since its inception in 2013, MGHPCC has been the home of many TOP500 machines, most recently Satori and TX-GAIA at MIT, and Cannon at Harvard.

Since its inception in 2013, MGHPCC has been the home of many TOP500 machines, most recently Satori and TX-GAIA at MIT, and Cannon at Harvard.

Leeds

The facility received LEED Platinum Certification from the Green Building Council. The local municipal utility supplies energy more than 90% carbon-free, with more than 70% from local hydroelectric and solar sources.

The facility received LEED Platinum Certification, the highest level awarded by the Green Building Council. It is served by a municipal utility that derives more than 90% of its energy from carbon-free sources, with more than 70% from local hydroelectric and solar generation.

The facility received LEED Platinum Certification, the highest level awarded by the Green Building Council. It is served by a municipal utility that derives more than 90% of its energy from carbon-free sources, with more than 70% from local hydroelectric and solar generation.

Collaborative Projects

Multiple collaborative projects have emerged from the research computing ecosystem with activities focussing variously around computing, storage, and data center and network infrastructure, but also the people who both use and facilitate the use of the various resources.

Multiple collaborative projects have emerged from the research computing ecosystem with activities focussing variously around computing, storage, and data center and network infrastructure, but also the people who both use and facilitate the use of the various resources.

Multiple collaborative projects have emerged from the research computing ecosystem with activities focussing variously around computing, storage, and data center and network infrastructure, but also the people who both use and facilitate the use of the various resources.

Connected Initiatives

Consistent with the broadening participation goals of its founding members, the MGHPCC is an active participant in multiple local, regional, and national education and outreach initiatives.

Consistent with the broadening participation goals of its founding members, the MGHPCC is an active participant in multiple local, regional, and national education and outreach initiatives.

Consistent with the broadening participation goals of its founding members, the MGHPCC is an active participant in multiple local, regional, and national education and outreach initiatives.

Engagement

Mindful of the importance of workforce development to the long-term economic future of the region, the MGHPCC and its founding universities work with local public schools, institutions of higher education, and community organizations to promote STEM and computer science literacy.

Mindful of the importance of workforce development to the long-term economic future of the region, the MGHPCC and its founding universities work with local public schools, institutions of higher education, and community organizations to promote STEM and computer science literacy.

Mindful of the importance of workforce development to the long-term economic future of the region, the MGHPCC and its founding universities work with local public schools, institutions of higher education, and community organizations to promote STEM and computer science literacy.

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Research projects

Dusty With a Chance of Star Formation
Checking the Medicine Cabinet to Interrupt COVID-19 at the Molecular Level
Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold But Still, Is It Just Right?​
Smashing Discoveries​
Microbiome Pattern Hunting
Modeling the Air we Breathe
Exploring Phytoplankton Diversity
The Computer Will See You Now
Computing the Toll of Trapped Diamondback Terrapins
Edging Towards a Greener Future
Physics-driven Drug Discovery
Modeling Plasma-Surface Interactions
Sensing Subduction Zones
Neural Networks & Earthquakes
Small Stars, Smaller Planets, Big Computing
Data Visualization using Climate Reanalyzer
Getting to Grips with Glassy Materials
Modeling Molecular Engines
Forest Mapping: When the Budworms come to Dinner
Exploring Thermoelectric Behavior at the Nanoscale
The Trickiness of Talking to Computers
A Genomic Take on Geobiology
From Grass to Gas
Teaching Computers to Identify Odors
From Games to Brains
The Trouble with Turbulence
A New Twist
A Little Bit of This... A Little Bit of That..
Looking Like an Alien!
Locking Up Computing
Modeling Supernovae
Sound Solution
Lessons in a Virtual Test Tube​
Higgs Boson Spotted in Holyoke?
Crack Computing
Automated Real-time Medical Imaging Analysis
Towards a Smarter Greener Grid
Heading Off Head Blight
Organic Light-Harvesting Antennae
Art and AI
Excited by Photons
Tapping into an Ocean of Data
Computing Global Change
Star Power
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Collaborative projects

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Outreach & Education Projects

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