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PSC on TV: PSC Scientist Demonstrates Model of H1N1 Outbreak in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA., October 8, 2009 - WTAE-TV journalist Michelle Wright interviewed PSC scientist Shawn Brown about his modeling of the spread of the H1N1 virus in Allegheny County, which includes Pittsburgh and surrounding communities in the metropolitian area, and Brown demonstrated the model on camera for viewers. The segment, part of WTAE's weeklong special coverage of H1N1, aired on WTAE's evening news.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:52 Read more...
 

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Introduces SAFE-Net

SAFE-Net, a program of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, funded by the National Science Foundation, raises awareness about safe practices in use of the Internet

PITTSBURGH, PA., November 10, 2009 - Do internet passwords protect personal information from unwanted intrusion? How can you be sure if someone on-line is who they say they are? Does anti-virus software really protect your hard-drive?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:52 Read more...
 

H1N1 Modeling at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Receives "Top Supercomputing Achievement" Award

 

The 2009 HPCwire Readers' Choice Awards recognize accomplishment within the global community of computational science

PORTLAND, OR., November 16, 2009 - The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has received the 2009 HPCwire Reader's Choice Award for Top Supercomputing Achievement. The award recognized PSC's work as part of the National Institutes of Health's Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) project, which supports research to simulate disease spread and evaluate intervention strategies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:54 Read more...
 

PSC Mentors Local Students to Win TeraGrid Science Competition

Other Pittsburgh-Area Students Also Receive Recognition

PITTSBURGH, June 18, 2008 - Matthew Stoffregen, a junior at Woodland Hills High School, won first prize in a science competition at the third annual conference of the TeraGrid, the National Science Foundation's program of cyberinfrastructure for U.S. science and education. Other local high-school and university students also won recognition at the conference, held June 9-13 at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 July 2012 12:39 Read more...
 

PSC's "WiiMD" Wins
Best Demonstration at TG '08

PITTSBURGH, June 19, 2008 - The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) won the award for "Best Demonstration at TG08" during the annual conference of the TeraGrid, the National Science Foundation's program of cyberinfrastructure for U.S. science and education, June 9-13 in Las Vegas. A PSC team of two scientists and a University of Pittsburgh student received the award for "WiiMD," an innovative project that merges the video-game technology of the Nintendo Wii (pronounced "we") with interactive supercomputing.

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