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November 22, 2021
UMass Amherst Boosts Deep Learning Research with Powerful New GPU Cluster

New GPU cluster, housed at the MGHPCC, will support artificial intelligence, computer vision and natural language processing research and education.

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November 18, 2021
URI partners with the Massachusetts Green HPC Center

As first partner outside Mass., collaboration set to advance research computing in the region

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November 15, 2021
MGHPCC Co-leads Two Birds of a Feather Sessions at SC21

Sessions, taking place at SC21 through November 19, will explore strategies to increase HPC access and collaboration.

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April 28, 2021
BU and Red Hat Extend, Expand Partnership for Cloud Research

Agreement includes generous software subscriptions and $20 million grant. Expansion offers BU and other members of the MGHPCC, resources to make a greater impact on open cloud research.

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April 27, 2021
Massachusetts Startup Uses Supercomputing to Identify Four Promising COVID Therapeutics

Amid rising global cases and threatening variants, a major gap remains to be filled in the world’s strategy for defeating the pandemic: effective therapeutics.

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April 21, 2021
The Open Storage Network

Providing storage services to production users since the beginning of 2020 the Open Storage Network provides easy access and high bandwidth sharing of active scientific data between research institutions.

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January 12, 2021
Holyoke Codes Goes Virtual

Despite Covid, MGHPCC partner, and STEM community booster activity Holyoke Codes is alive and well and thriving online.

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November 16, 2020

Breadth, Depth and Scientific Value of Computational Research at the MGHPCC booth - Minecraft for engagement built by eighth graders with guidance from Holyoke Codes

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November 5, 2020
Art and AI - Outbreaks from the Grid

A team from UVM gets help from the Northeast Cybterteam to develop an AI-enabled tool for creating digital artworks.

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August 13, 2020
Checking the Medicine Cabinet to Interrupt COVID-19 at the Molecular Level

In the face of the COVID 19 pandemic, a Massachusetts biotech startup turns to the MGHPCC for HPC resources in its hunt for existing FDA-approved drugs that might be a therapeutic candidate against the novel coronavirus.

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July 16, 2020
Changing the Face of Computer Science Education One State at a Time

It has long been recognized that computing, as a field, is strikingly less diverse than the users of the technology it produces, exhibiting a stubbornly enduring gender and underrepresented minority gap often referred to as “the Missing 70%.” MGHPCC partner, the NSF funded Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance, seeks to facilitate state-level systemic change […]

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July 1, 2020
Not too hot, not too cold but still, is it just right?

Modelers at UMass Lowell use MGHPCC computers to assess whether the close stellar proximity of a recently discovered Red-dwarf orbiting, Earth-like exoplanet could negatively impact its effective habitability.

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April 29, 2020
Smashing Discoveries

Using computers housed at the MGHPCC, UMass Dartmouth graduate student develops new model to aid gravitational wave discoveries.

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April 22, 2020
Microbiome Pattern Hunting

Robert Marsland III is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Theoretical Biophysics Group at Boston University. He uses computers housed at the MGHPCC in his work hunting down the governing principles underpinning the dynamics and community ecology of microbial systems on scales from the human gut up to that of the planet itself.

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March 25, 2020
Modeling the Air we Breathe

reporting by Helen Hill Researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health and elsewhere are using computers housed at the MGHPCC to fine-scale air pollution estimation to help guide policymakers.

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February 11, 2020
Exploring Phytoplankton Diversity

reporting by Helen Hill In a new paper,  MIT researcher Stephanie Dutkiewicz and collaborators use computers housed at the MGHPCC to develop theories to explain and predict how phytoplankton are distributed in the ocean.

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October 30, 2019
The Computer Will See You Now

Vijaya B. Kolachalama, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine. His area of expertise is in computational biomedicine and in particular machine learning and computer vision.

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September 10, 2019
Computing the Toll of Trapped Diamondback Terrapins

Reporting by Helen Hill for MGHPCC Benjamin Levy is an Assistant Professor of mathematics at Fitchburg State University, Massachusetts. His research is in biological modeling with an emphasis on population and infectious disease dynamics. Working with students Ben Burnett (UMass Dartmouth) and Abigail Waters (Suffolk University), Levy is leading a project assessing threats to the […]

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July 29, 2019
Edging Towards a Greener Future

Materials scientists at Harvard use computers at the MGHPCC to design better solid-state lithium ion batteries through advanced characterizations and simulation.

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June 19, 2019
Physics-driven Drug Discovery

Reporting by Helen Hill for MGHPCC News MGHPCC industry partner Silicon Therapeutics’ innovative research uses the Center’s facilities to host its physics-based simulation platform for advanced drug discovery and design.

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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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