HPCNY University at Buffalo Fosters Industrial Innovations with Apps

As technology evolves, the demand for devices with greater features and functionality emerges. Of course, this means that the designs themselves become more intricate and complex. Simulation offers an efficient route to analyzing and optimizing such devices, prompting further industrial innovation along the way. Today, we’ll take a look at how a team from University of Buffalo designed multiphysics models …

HPCNY Helped Generate $20 Million for New York State Businesses

High Performance Computing Consortium Is Paving the Way for NY Innovators As part of its continued efforts to support small to medium-sized enterprises, New York’s High Performance Computing Consortium (HPCNY) is looking forward to assisting more companies with their technology and R&D needs in 2016. Small and medium-sized enterprises make up a significant portion of New York’s economy, but they …

LLNL Joins RPI In Promoting Adoption Of High Performance Computing

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will combine decades of expertise to help American industry and businesses expand use of high performance computing (HPC) under a recently signed memorandum of understanding. “It’s well recognized that HPC is key to accelerating technological innovation and to fueling a nation’s economic vitality,” says Fred Streitz, director of LLNL’s High Performance …

Big Data Research at Stony Brook Gets Big Boost with NSF Funding for Computer Cluster

A major new grant from the National Science Foundation will provide funding for state-of-the-art computing resources at Stony Brook University.  Leadership for the project is Principal Investigator Professor Robert Harrison of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, and Director of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS), and co-Principal Investigator Professor Yuefan Deng, Applied Mathematics and Statistics. The award …

Stony Brook Researchers Receive $1 Million DOE Grant to Advance Engine Technology

A Stony Brook University-led research team has received a $1 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct research on Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI), an emerging combustion technology which has the potential to simultaneously reduce fuel consumption and emissions. Research will focus on utilizing onboard fuel reformation to eliminate the need for two different fuels to enable …

Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai Launches New Masters In Biomedical Informatics

With the goal of providing students a comprehensive education in data science and computing, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will launch a new Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics degree beginning in Fall 2016. This program complements an impressive array of graduate programs in the biological sciences typical of Mount Sinai’s pursuit of innovation. Prospective candidates will …

Rensselaer And Mount Sinai Team Up To Earn Prominent Role In New NIH Program In Environmental And Children’s Health

To support its groundbreaking work in the emergent field of “exposomics,” the National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, awarded two grants to research teams from the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, led by Professor and Chair Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH, and by Susan Teitelbaum, …

Stony Brook Opens New $20-Million Supported Institute for Advanced Computational Science

Stony Brook University held a grand opening for the Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS), a $20-million supported 6,000 square-foot facility with the mission to make sustained advances in the science of computation and its applications to complex problems in many fields. The IACS fosters a collaborative environment, with a vision that by 2017 it will be an internationally recognized …

Stony Brook’s Got the Power: How One University Earned Four Major Energy Research Awards in Less Than a Year

It took only six months for Stony Brook University to hit an energy research grand slam, earning major federal funding on four projects poised to revolutionize the world’s energy technology.  “These four projects, which together earned nearly $5.7 million in funding, showcase Stony Brook’s dedication to researching and developing technologies that will have a major impact on how we generate …

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UB CCR Receives $9 million Award for Tools to Maximize Supercomputing Performance

The University at Buffalo Center for Computational Research (UB CCR) has received a $9 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop software for monitoring the performance of supercomputers and the software programs that run on them. The grant, titled “The XD Metrics Service (XMS) for High Performance Computing (HPC)” will support improvements to UB CCR’s XD Metrics …

Marist College Partners with BlackRidge Technology To Launch New Cybersecurity Initiative

Marist College and BlackRidge Technology today announced a research partnership to develop advanced cybersecurity capabilities that provide an additional layer of protection for enterprises that compute ‘at scale,’ such as the financial sector, exchanges, and private cloud providers. The capability to provide advanced cybersecurity research was developed in the New York State Cloud Computing and Analytics Center at Marist College. …

Neuromorphic: Rensselaer Researchers To Design The Next-Generation Supercomputer

With a $1.3 million grant from the Air Force Research Laboratory, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will explore the design and potential of next-generation supercomputers that incorporate a highly efficient “neuromorphic” processor, which more closely represents the human brain in its architectural design. In the Rensselaer project, titled “Massively Parallel Modeling and Simulation of Next-Generation Hybrid Neuromorphic Supercomputer Systems,” researchers …