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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Recognized for Advances in Clean Energy Technology, Application of New Technology to Industrial Problem

A potential way to turn coal into clean-energy graphite and carbon nanotubes and an application of a bleeding-edge computing technology to speed up a classical but difficult turbulence problem have earned two HPCwire Awards for the Pittsburgh...
9-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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IceCube Observatory Creates First Map of Milky Way Without Using Electromagnetic Waves

We’ve learned a lot about the Universe from telescopes that are sensitive to anything from high-energy gamma waves to visible light to low-energy radio waves. But detecting such electromagnetic waves has limitations.
26-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Increasing Vegetable Crops Won’t Ease Hunger if Supply Chains Don’t Keep Pace

We might think that, if you want to feed more people in areas with food insecurity, you can just grow more food. But it isn’t that simple.
26-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Collection of Articles Reports Advances in Building Cellular Organization Maps of the Human Body

A set of nine scientific papers was released today in the Nature family of journals and the journal Cell Reports describing breakthroughs in creating an open framework for scientists to map the individual cells of the human body in two and three...
19-Jul-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

James Barr von Oehsen Named Director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

James Barr von Oehsen has been selected as the director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), a joint research center of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Von Oehsen is a leader in the fields of...
20-Feb-2023 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Energy Technology Laboratory and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Pioneer First Ever Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation on Cerebras Wafer-Scale Engine

Cerebras Systems, the pioneer in high performance artificial intelligence (AI) compute, today announced, for the first time ever, the simulation of a high-resolution natural convection workload at near real-time rates.
7-Feb-2023 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

CMU Research Supported by PSC Wins Artificial Intelligence Award

Tuomas Sandholm’s work since 2010 to improve the fairness and effectiveness of organ donations using PSC supercomputers has won the 2023 AAAI Award for Artificial Intelligence for the Benefit of Humanity.
2-Feb-2023 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ohio University Simulations on PSC Supercomputer Transform Coal-Like Material to Amorphous Graphite and Nanotubes

A team at Ohio University used the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center’s Bridges-2 system to carry out a series of simulations showing how coal might eventually be converted to valuable — and carbon-neutral — materials like graphite and carbon...
5-Jan-2023 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is a joint computational research center with Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Established in 1986, PSC is supported by several federal agencies, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and private industry and is a leading partner in XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment), the National Science Foundation cyber infrastructure program.

PSC provides university, government and industrial researchers with access to several of the most powerful systems for high-performance computing, communications and data storage available to scientists and engineers nationwide for unclassified research. PSC advances the state of the art in high-performance computing, communications and data analytics and offers a flexible environment for solving the largest and most challenging problems in computational science.



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