University of Florida Lands $8 million Award for Supercomputing Research

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This week the University of Florida received an $8 million federal award and was named one of six universities nationwide tapped to conduct HPC simulations aimed at addressing some of the world’s most complex problems.

The College of Engineering formed the Institute for Computational Engineering three years ago in order to help our faculty leverage the UF investment in high-performance computing and successfully compete for major multi-investigator grants. Under Dr. Balachandar’s leadership, the institute has done just that. This is a great step forward for interdisciplinary research at UF,” said UF engineering Dean Cammy Abernathy.

Florida’s HiPerGator supercomputer became operational in May and is among the fastest and most powerful in the nation.

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