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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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April 25, 2019
Modeling Plasma-Surface Interactions

by Helen Hill for MGHPCC News Designing plasma-facing components (PFCs) that can tolerate the extreme heat and particle flux exposure conditions inside a fusion reactor core is one of the major obstacles toward the practical realization of nuclear fusion. Dimitrios Maroudas, a Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, uses MGHPCC […]

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March 27, 2019
The MGHPCC Supercloud

By Helen Hill for MGHPCC News The MGHPCC Supercloud, operated by MIT Lincoln Laboratory Supercomputing Center (LLSC) is a facility intended to be of particular use to people who need to transition from their desktop workstation to a high performance computing cluster in order to solve larger or more complex problems, but do not have […]

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February 5, 2019
Big Data. Monster Storage: The Northeast Storage Exchange

The world is in the midst of a data revolution. In response the five universities that form the MGHPCC consortium have each initiated a new data science institute, initiative or program, but how and where to store all that big data? The Northeast Storage Exchange (NESE) is a shared regional storage resource funded by the […]

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September 17, 2018
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 […]

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August 6, 2018
Stronger. Faster. Better.

Pushing performance through computer architecture and algorithm development. By Helen Hill for MGHPCC David Kaeli heads the Northeastern University Computer Architecture Research (NUCAR) Laboratory, a group focused on the performance and design of high-performance computer systems and software.

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June 4, 2018
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 […]

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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​
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
Engineering the Human Microbiome
Computing Social Capital
Computers Diagnosing Disease
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