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NSF Announces Solicitation for Open-source Ecosystems

Feb. 2, 2023 — The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) published a solicitation for the Pathways to Enable Open-Source Ecosystems, or POSE, program that aims to harness the power of open-source development as a platform of innovation to address challenges of societal and economic importance. The POSE program solicitation seeks two types of proposals: teams propose specific activities […]

DOE and NSF to Expand Collaboration

Jan. 25, 2023 — Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will continue a longstanding collaboration on scientific and engineering research and enable increased partnership. “This MOU will allow us to strengthen the partnership between DOE and NSF. It will expand the capabilities of each […]

NSF Center of Excellence in Cyberinfrastructure Awarded $7.5M

Sept. 6, 2022 — Since 2016, the Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI) has brought together software developers to improve access to essential resources and services with a “community center” approach. By offering development assistance, usability engagements, sustainability training and more, SGCI has helped more than 150 science gateways reach their goals. Through a combination of […]

Nominations Are Open for NSF’s Alan T. Waterman Award

July 18, 2022 — The Alan T. Waterman is the U.S. National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Highest Honor, an award recognizes an outstanding early career researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the NSF. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a grant of $1,000,000 to use over a five-year period for […]

PSC, NCSA, NCAR in $7.5M NSF Project Allocating Access on NSF Supercomputers

April 22, 2022 — The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $7.5 million over five years to the Resource Allocations Marketplace and Platform Services (RAMPS) project, a next-generation system for awarding computing time in the NSF’s network of supercomputers. Led by the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), a joint program of Carnegie Mellon University and […]

Purdue’s Anvil HPC System Now at Full Capacity

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 10, 2022 — Purdue University’s supercomputing power has leveled up in strength and speed with its new Anvil supercomputer. The new capacity will allow Purdue to contribute to the nation’s 21st- century research agenda by simultaneously powering scientific computational and data-driven tools at multiple universities. Having begun operations in November, Anvil is […]

NSF: Goodbye XSEDE, Hello ACCESS

The National Science Foundation today issued a statement about the ending of the XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment) project this coming August 31, giving way to Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support (ACCESS), which will launch on September 1. NSF said that while access to XSEDE-allocated resources will continue under the ACCESS […]

NSF Extends TACC’S Stampede2 HPC System through mid-2023

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has extended operational funding for the Stampede2 supercomputer through June 2023. Prior to the extension, the life of the system was expected to end in September 2022. As part of the extension, 448 of the oldest Intel Knights Landing Xeon Phi […]

NSF Opens Nominations for National Medal of Science

Washington, DC — Feb. 7, 2022 — The National Science Foundation is seeking nominations for the National Medal of Science from today, February 7 through May 20, 2022 and encourages sharing of the NMS Call for Nominations flyer among colleagues. See the NMS Nominations web page for more information on how to make nominations. The […]

Dell Technologies Interview: How the Anvil Cluster Supports Purdue and NSF XSEDE Researchers – Including Non-Traditional HPC Users

In this interview conducted on behalf of Dell Technologies, insideHPC spoke with Carol Song, who leads the Scientific Solutions Group at Purdue University’s Rosen Center for Advanced Computing and is a senior research scientist for Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) Research Computing. Song is the principal investigator (PI) and project director for Purdue’s Anvil supercomputing cluster, built in partnership with Dell.