Year in Review

Foreword from the Directors

Creating Cyberinfrastructure:
Project Ultraviolet, Pople & Salk, PSC and the TeraGrid

Supercomputing in PA
With Commonwealth of Pennsylvania support,
PSC provides education, consulting,
advanced network access and computational
resources to scientists and engineers across the state.

The Super Computing Science Consortium
Pennsylvania - West Virginia partners in the development
of clean-power technologies.

Research Notes & Highlights
The year in review at PSC's National Resource
for Biomedical Supercomuting (NRBSC) and
PSC's Advanced Networking group.

Science Articles

Structure of Proteins & DNA

Article: At the Crossroads to Cancer
Development of pathway-specific ERK inhibitors through in silico analysis
Alexander MacKerell and Paul Shapiro
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)

Article: Opening the Glutamate Gate
Binding determinants of glutamate with the glutamate receptor binding domain
Maria Kurnikova and Tatyana Mamonova
Carnegie Mellon University

Earthquake Modeling

Article: Shake, Rattle and Roll
ShakeOut: Numerical simulations of a Mw 7.8 earthquake in Southern California
Jacobo Bielak and David O'Hallaran
Carnegie Mellon University

Corporate Research

Article: A Better Stroke Buster & Smart Shades
Accelerating time-to-market in new-product research and development
John Kalafut (Medrad, Inc.)
Michael Makowski and Jun Deng (PPG Industries)

Quantum Physics

Article: Attractive Repulsion
Computation and visualization of Casimir forces in arbitrary geometries
John Joannopoulos, Stevem Johnson and Alex Rodriguez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Evolution and Structure of the Universe

Article: Cooking Stars at MACH 6
The statistics of supersonic isothermal turbulence
Alexei Kritsuk, Paolo Padoan, Mike Norman and Rick Wagner
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

In Progress