The CAIDA Internet Mapping Project will span 36 months and aim to help improve the nation’s ability to identify, monitor, and model critical Internet infrastructure.
Published December 7, 2012
NSF has renewed funding for OpenTopography, an Internet-based project that provides open and free access to high-resolution topographic data collected by technologies such as LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging).
Published December 5, 2012
A team of physicians and computer scientists at UCSD and SDSC are collaborating on a new digital resource that would take advantage of advances in databases, cyberinfrastructure, and machine learning to usher in a new era of health and health care.
Published December 4, 2012
Researchers have come up with a novel way to describe a time-dependent brain development that could lead to new drug designs for mental disorders such as autism-spectrum disorders and schizophrenia.
Published November 30, 2012
The structure of the universe and the laws that govern its growth may be more similar than previously thought to the structure and growth of the human brain and other complex networks, such as the Internet or a social network of trust relationships between people, according to a new paper published in the science journal Nature’s Scientific Reports.
Published November 19, 2012
SDSC has been recognized by HPCwire, a top online publication covering high-performance computing and related technologies, for the Center’s innovative Data Oasis parallel file storage system.
Published November 14, 2012
SDSC will house the data repository for a new NIH-funded project aimed at accelerating the study of metabolomics, an emerging field of biomedical research that studies chemical processes that could help more clearly define the mechanisms underlying diseases, such as diabetes and obesity, and develop new strategies for treatment.
Published October 11, 2012
SDSC has been selected as the archival host site for the IEEE annual SciVis contest, which poses challenging research problems in science and engineering to the scientific visualization community.
Published September 26, 2012
DuraSpace and SDSC have announced a partnership under which DuraSpace’s DuraCloud organization and SDSC’s cloud storage services have become fully integrated to provide additional preservation services and storage for researchers, students, academics, and industry users.
Published September 24, 2012
A recently published study done in part using large-scale simulations on SDSC's data-intensive Gordon supercomputer, confirms that peer pressure helps get out the vote while demonstrating that online social networks can affect important real-world behavior.
Published September 20, 2012
SDSC is seeking innovative applications for the next round of user allocations on its data-intensive Gordon supercomputer, which went into operation earlier this year.
Published September 17, 2012
A new paper published this week in the science journal Nature explores the concept of popularity versus similarity, and if one more than the other fuels the growth of a variety of networks, whether it is the Internet, a social network of trust between people, or a biological network.
Published September 13, 2012
SDSC has been awarded a three-year, $810,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a resource that lets researchers seamlessly share and stream scientific visualizations on a variety of platforms, including mobile devices.
Published September 10, 2012
SDSC is the lead institution on an NSF planning grant for a Science Gateway Institute.
Published August 22, 2012
A new study by researchers at UCSD and Emory University has uncovered fundamental details about the hexamer structures that make up the tiniest droplets of water, the key component of life – and one that scientists still don't fully understand.
Published August 15, 2012
Compute time will be offered to neuroscience users through a streamlined process using a simple web portal-based environment.
Published August 8, 2012
Using just an upgraded desktop computer equipped with a relatively inexpensive graphics processing card, a UCSD team has developed advanced GPU accelerated software and demonstrated for the first time that this approach can sample biological events that occur on the millisecond timescale.
Published August 6, 2012
Dr. Allan Snavely, a widely recognized expert in high-performance computing whose innovative thinking led to the development of the Gordon supercomputer, has died of an apparent heart attack.
Published July 16, 2012
XSEDE has named the first Fellows for its Campus Champions CC program, pairing a Champion with a member of XSEDE's Extended Collaborative Support Services staff to work on real-world science and engineering projects.
Published July 10, 2012
A new Web resource developed at SDSC is helping thousands of researchers worldwide unravel the enigmas of phylogenetics, the study of evolutionary relationships among virtually every species on the planet.
Published July 3, 2012
Researchers and computational scientists were brought together to discuss a wide array of innovative uses for the Kepler Scientific Workflow System, ranging from data curation of natural science collections to facilitating nuclear fusion computations.
Published June 28, 2012
A record 340 middle and high school students have signed up for a wide range of science and technology workshops as part of 2012 StudentTECH Summer Program.
Published June 20, 2012
SDSC has completed the deployment of its Lustre-based Data Oasis parallel file system, with four petabytes of capacity and 100 gigabytes per second sustained transfer rate.
Published June 4, 2012
SDSC is expanding upon its successful Gordon Summer Institute program to include both its Gordon and Trestles supercomputers, with participants invited to focus on specific challenges in their areas of data-intensive research
Published May 24, 2012
SDSC will host its ninth annual Cyberinfrastructure Summer Institute for Geoscientists (CSIG’12) August 6-10
Published May 24, 2012
The move to data-driven science and decision-making is necessitating the need for a comprehensive benchmarking of ‘big data’ applications as well as price/performance across the board, according to attendees at a recent workshop organized by SDSC.
Published May 17, 2012
A team of UCSD researchers has made new discoveries about a copper-transporting protein in the membranes of human cells that drug-discovery scientists can co-opt for the development of new anti-cancer drugs
Published May 12, 2012
SDSC has announced a 10-week computational science program to provide a limited number of undergraduate students with paid, hands-on experience using Gordon, the center’s new data-intensive supercomputer.
Published May 3, 2012
UCSD scientists have used powerful computational tools and laboratory tests to discover new support for a once-marginalized theory about the underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease.
Published April 25, 2012
A team of Harvard researchers has been allocated time on SDSC's Trestles supercomputer to perform computational calculations with the goal of creating the next generation of organic solar cells as an inexpensive and efficient source of energy.
Published April 23, 2012
SDSC is launching a new "center of excellence" aimed at leveraging SDSC's data-intensive expertise and resources to help create the next generation of data researchers.
Published April 17, 2012
SDSC Physicist Dmitri Krioukov used his knowledge of measuring bodies in motion to show in court why he couldn't be guilty of a ticket for failing to halt at a stop sign.
Published April 13, 2012
The Center for Research Libraries has certified Chronopolis, a large-scale data preservation network, as a “trustworthy digital repository” that meets accepted best practices in the management of digital repositories.
Published April 9, 2012
Benjamin Madej, a chemistry and biochemistry Ph.D. student working in the Walker Molecular Dynamics laboratory at SDSC, is a recipient of the NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program award for his innovative molecular dynamics research using GPU computing.
Published March 27, 2012
In the last three years, SDSC has undergone a major reboot, remaking itself into a center of expertise on all aspects of “big data” research including genomics, one of the fastest growing areas of scientific study.
Published March 20, 2012
On a January evening in 2011, Egypt vanished from cyberspace after its government ordered an Internet blackout amidst anti-government protests. The following month, the Libyan government, also under siege, imposed an Internet “curfew” before completely cutting off access for almost four days. To help explain how these governments disrupted the Internet, a team of scientists led by CAIDA conducted an analysis based largely on the drop in a specific subset of observable Internet traffic that is a residual product of malware.
Published March 7, 2012
SDSC is holding a volunteer internship program for high school students this summer to assist them in gaining experience in a particular area of computational research.
Published March 6, 2012
Accurately predicting severe storms, or what Wall Street’s markets will do next, may become just a bit easier in coming months as Gordon begins helping researchers delve into these and other data-intensive projects.
Published March 5, 2012
SDSC and UC-HiPACC will host a two-week long summer school designed to help the next generation of astronomers manage the ever-increasing amount of data generated by new instruments, digital sky surveys, and simulations.
Published March 1, 2012
<p>The SDSC East Building is the first structure on the UC San Diego campus to achieve a Gold certification in the existing building category.</p>
Published January 23, 2012
Scientists from the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and other areas of the University of California, San Diego, conducting research in physics, computer science, earth science, and engineering, together were awarded an all-time high of more than a quarter billion hours in supercomputing processor time by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the agency&#8217;s 2012 Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program.
Published January 13, 2012