Year in Review

Foreword from the Directors

Creating National Cyberinfrastructure - PSC & XSEDE
Blacklight & The Data Supercell: The world’s largest shared-memory supercomputer, PSC’s Blacklight, has helped to open XSEDE resources to many non-traditional HPC projects

Creating National Cyberinfrstructure: As a leading partner in XSEDE, the most powerful collection of integrated digital resources and services in the world, PSC helps to shape the vision and progress of U.S. science and engineering

Sherlock: Unlocking the Secrets of Big Data

Supercomputing in PA
PSC provides education, consulting, advanced network access and computational resources to scientists and engineers, teachers and students across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Energizing Science Learning
PSC programs in science education build bioinformatics expertise at minority-serving institutions and help to jumpstart the Pittsburgh region toward a cyber-savvy workforce

The National Resource for Biomedical Supercomputing
National Leadership in High-Performance Computing for Biomedical Research

Networking the Future
One of the leading resources in the world for network know-how

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

Science Articles

Protein & Nucleic Acid Sequence Analysis

Article: Shared Memory Gene Assembly
Two Projects in Sequence-Data Assembly from Next-Generation Sequencers
Matthew MacManes & Eileen Lacey, University of California, Berkeley, Mostafa Elshahed, Rolf Prade & Brian Couger, Oklahoma State University

Economics & Social Policy

Article: Catching up With Wall Street
Impact of High-Frequency Trading and Truncation of Current Financial Data
Mao Ye, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Structure of Proteins & Nucleic Acids

Article: Epic Microseconds
Four Projects in Molecular Dynamics Simulation with a Special-Purpose System
JKlaus Schulten & Martin Gruebele, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Marta Filizola, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Alfredo Freites & Douglas Tobias, University of California, Irvine
Susan Taylor & Chris McClendon, University of California, San Diego

Climate Science

Article: Hot Times in Los Angeles
Mid-Century Warming in the Los Angeles Region
Alex Hall, University of California, Los Angeles

Quantum Chemistry

Article: Conjugate Your Polymers
Structure of a Modified Peptide Nucleic-Acid Duplex
Aimée Tomlinson, North Georgia College & State University

Evolution & Structure of the Universe

Article: Bright Lights, Big Cosmos
Nonlinear Evolution of the Universe: Reionization on Large Scales
Renyue Cen, Princeton University & Hy Trac, Carnegie Mellon University

In Progress