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Texas Advanced Computing Center Hires Former Hubble Scientist as New Director of Data Intensive Computing

Texas Advanced Computing Center Hires Former Hubble Scientist as New Director of Data Intensive Computing

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced that Niall Gaffney has joined the center in the newly created position of director of data intensive computing. Gaffney most recently served as the principal computer scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) for the Hubble Space Telescope data…   » Continue Reading

Expanded Data Repository at Austin and Arlington Campuses to Improve Research Capacity for Entire UT System

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced that it is working with The University of Texas at Arlington to deploy a data repository in January to increase connectivity, computing capacity and collaboration among all 15 institutions in The University of Texas System.

Texas Advanced Computing Center to Build Supercomputer with Federal Grant

Texas Advanced Computing Center to Build Supercomputer with Federal Grant

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin will build and support a world-class supercomputer with comprehensive computing and visualization capabilities as part of a National Science Foundation grant.

Texas Advanced Computing Center a Major Partner in $121 Million Advanced Computing Project

A partnership among the National Science Foundation (NSF) and 17 institutions, including the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), today announced the debut of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), the most advanced and powerful collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world.

Scientists to Speak on “Cyberinfrastructure to Feed the World”

Event: "Cyberinfrastructure to Feed the World," presented by Dr. Dan Stanzione and Dr. Matthew Vaughn from the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). When: 5:45 p.m., July 5. This event is free and open to the public. Where: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Amphitheater (Room 204), 1900 University Ave. Background: In this talk, Stanzione and…   » Continue Reading

UT System Commits $23 Million to Improve Cyberinfrastructure at All 15 Institutions

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has unanimously approved $23 million for improvements that will increase connectivity and computer capacity for all 15 University of Texas institutions, support research projects and foster stronger collaborations among scientists in Texas and around the world.

Researchers Generate Compelling Computational Results on TACC’s Longhorn Visualization Cluster

Researchers Generate Compelling Computational Results on TACC’s Longhorn Visualization Cluster

Longhorn, the largest hardware-accelerated interactive visualization cluster in the world located at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), is providing researchers with unprecedented visualization capabilities and enabling them to effectively analyze ever-growing volumes of data.

Texas Advanced Computing Center to Deploy $9 Million Lonestar System for Open Science Community

The National Science Foundation (NSF), The University of Texas at Austin, and multiple partners have committed $9 million to the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to acquire a new Lonestar system that is expected to support more than 1,000 research projects in science and engineering over three years. William Powers Jr., president of The University…   » Continue Reading

National Science Foundation Awards $7 Million to TACC for Remote Visualization and Data Analysis

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $7 million grant to the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin for a three-year project that will provide a new computing resource and the largest, most comprehensive suite of visualization and data analysis (VDA) services to the open science community.