National Computational Infrastructure

NCI

  • April 2017

    April 2017

    In this issue:

    • Research: Studying biomolecules with atomic precision
    • HelpDesk unattended on Anzac Day
    • Job opening: Specialist Programmer
    • NCI and ‘Stargazing Live’
    • Research: Exploring 2D materials
    • Video: Quakes illuminate Earth’s Inner Core
    • How do I use the new GPUs?

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  • March 2017

    March 2017

    In this issue: 

    • Research: Medicine looks to the future
    • Scheduled maintenance downtime 4 April
    • New next-gen GPU accelerators
    • New Flagship allocations
    • Research: Precision modeling
    • WATCH: NCI’s Data Storage Manager Daniel Rodwell speaks about /g/data3
    • What is Copernicus Australia?

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    February 2017

    In this issue:

    • Research: Nanomaterials for space travel
    • New tools to enhance your jobs on Raijin
    • View your Raijin job history
    • Data Cube recognised on world stage
    • Inaugural NCI Summer School recap
    • Research: 2016 Australia’s Environment data now available
    • What is the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure?

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    January 2017

    In this issue:

    • Investigating the properties of quantum particles
    • Additional compute nodes online
    • NYSF students and teachers visit
    • Game-changing compound an award winner
    • How do I check my grant allocation usage?
    • How do I check my disk quota and usage?
    • HPC Summer School

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  • December 2016

    December 2016

    In this issue:

    • Extraordinary animation reveals ocean’s role in El Niño
    • Computational innovation leads development of Medical Genome Reference Bank
    • NCI joins IBM’s OpenPOWER Foundation
    • Speeding up the research process with virtual desktops
    • Raijin software updated
    • HPC Summer School hosted by NCI
    • Quarterly Maintenance Downtime
    • Staff profile: Simon Fowler

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  • NOVEMBER 2016

    NOVEMBER 2016

    In this issue:

    • Record hot year may be the new normal by 2025
    • NCI’s 2015-16 Annual Report published
    • Supporting science at the high-school level
    • New data catalogue website released
    • NCI Data Services Survey
    • NCI on display at SC16
    • Raijin software updated
    • Q1 Scheduled Maintenance Downtime
    • Staff Profile: Yue Sun

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  • October 2016

    October 2016

    In this issue:

    • NCI user Dr Jenny Fisher wins L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship for atmospheric research
    • NCI adds additional GPU capacity
    • An Australia-focused environmental monitoring solution
    • Visualisations reveal details of larval growth
    • NCI presents at e-Research 2016
    • Raijin software updated
    • First Australian PBS User Group to be held at NCI
    • Staff profile: Mohsin Ali

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  • September 2016

    September 2016

    In this issue:

    • Geophysics project aims to map Australia’s underground structure
    • New ARC Centres of Excellence announced
    • NCI adopts cutting edge Intel processors
    • Opportunity for Industry-Research linkage grants
    • NCI Training Requests
    • Gaussian workshop at Australian Symposium on Computational Chemistry
    • New software installed
    • Meet: Gaurav Mitra

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  • August 2016

    August 2016

    In this issue:

    • Climate model outputs hosted at NCI
    • Space junk tracking backed by supercomputer power
    • Lustre User Group conference program available
    • New NCI helpdesk launched
    • New software installed
    • Meet: Muhammad Atif

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  • July 2016

    July 2016

    In this issue:

    • A $14 million investment in NCI’s supercomputing and data storage capacity
    • NCI user recognised for innovative engineering work
    • Visualisation software Drishti Prayog updated
    • A new round of software updates
    • Lustre User Group 2016 at NCI on 7-8 September
    • Meet: Kashif Gohar

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