IBC Digital Animates StarKist’s Charlie The Tuna With Help From CCR

Buffalo digital-effects company IBC Digital used University at Buffalo’s Center for Computational Research (CCR) resources to prep Charlie the Tuna for his animated role in a new TV commercial. IBC Digital is known for its computer-generated animation work on behalf of major studios and cable networks. With help from CCR, they recreated StarKist’s classic mascot for a national ad campaign. IBC …

University at Buffalo and New York Genome Center Collaboration Announced

As announced during Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2014 State of the State address, the University at Buffalo (UB) will partner with the New York Genome Center (NYGC) to accelerate recent advances in genomic medicine directly into clinical care. The governor’s investment in UB and NYGC is expected to spur the development of companies that will focus on diagnostics and information …

CCR’s Summer Workshop Featured By CASC

The Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) is an alliance of 74 American research universities, national labs, and computing centers. CASC helps ensure research access to computing resources. The 2014 CASC brochure features CCR’s Summer Workshop of June 2013: “High school students get a chance to live the life of a scientist each summer at the Eric Pitman Summer Workshop …

RPI’s AMOS Among The World’s Most Powerful Supercomputers

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today unveiled a new petascale supercomputing system, the Advanced Multiprocessing Optimized System, or AMOS. With the ability to perform more than one quadrillion (1015) calculations per second, AMOS is the most powerful university-based supercomputer in New York state and the Northeast, and among the most powerful in the world. In addition to massive computational power, AMOS has …

Janya’s Semantex and HPCNY Power Text Mining

Janya, a Western New York language technology company, provides semantic analysis tools and solutions to extract critical information from unstructured and semi-structured data, creating actionable intelligence. Their customers use the tool’s multilingual semantic processing capabilities to discover hidden knowledge within their existing information stores. The tools are based on a state-of-the-art hybrid of machine learning and linguistic technologies. Janya staff …

HPCNY‘s Powerful Computational Tools Provide Nanoelectronics Simulations for Global Foundries

Global Foundries has invested over eight billion dollars in its new Fab 8 campus in Saratoga County, NY, now America’s largest leading-edge semiconductor foundry. There, Global Foundries seeks to develop next-generation chip technology that is smaller, faster, and more energy efficient. But, state-of-the-art infrastructure alone cannot drive innovation at this level. An intellectual power base is required–expertise in physics, chemistry, …