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New Executive Director Named for Texas Advanced Computing Center

New Executive Director Named for Texas Advanced Computing Center

AUSTIN, Texas — Dan C. Stanzione Jr. has been named executive director of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin. A nationally recognized leader in high performance computing, Stanzione has served as deputy director since June 2009 and will assume the new post July 1.

University of Texas Team Claims ‘Student Cluster Challenge’ Victory at SC12

University of Texas Team Claims ‘Student Cluster Challenge’ Victory at SC12

A team of University of Texas at Austin undergraduates, mentored by staffers of the Texas Advanced Computing Center, won the seventh annual Student Cluster Competition this year at the Supercomputing ’12 (SC12) conference in Salt Lake City. SC12 has been the seminal international conference for high-performance computing (HPC) for the past 24 years.

TACC Provides Multi-Petabyte Data Repository to Enable Research at University of Texas System Institutions

The much-anticipated University of Texas Data Repository (UTDR) named “Corral” is available to researchers at all 15 University of Texas System institutions, the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin announced today.

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 Adds National and Local Experts to its Board of Visitors

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) today announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Visitors. Joining the board are Dr. Sidney Karin, professor of computer science and engineering at the University of California at San Diego and founding director of both the San Diego Supercomputer Center and the National Partnership for Advanced…   » Continue Reading

Texas Advanced Computing Center 10th Anniversary Celebration and Colloquium

Event: The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin will commemorate its 10th anniversary with a half-day celebration and colloquium event. The event will bring together experts in the high-performance computing community, top scientific researchers who use TACC's resources and leadership from the center to discuss the past, present and…   » Continue Reading

“Lonestar 4″ Supercomputer Deployed for Science Community

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today will dedicate Lonestar 4, its newest supercomputer, as part of the advanced computing arsenal for the state of Texas and the nation.

University of Texas at Austin Dedicates Lonestar 4 Supercomputer for Open Science Community

Event: University of Texas at Austin President William Powers Jr., Michael Dell, Dr. Jay Boisseau and Dr. Karl Schulz will dedicate Lonestar 4, the newest supercomputer at The University of Texas at Austin. The National Science Foundation (NSF), The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Texas System, the UT Institute for Computational Engineering…   » Continue Reading

Computing Classroom in Flawn Academic Center Brings Advanced Scientific Computation and Statistics to Students

A new computing classroom and learning laboratory in The University of Texas at Austin's Flawn Academic Center is changing the way that statistics and scientific computing are taught at the university.

Scientist Conveys Importance of ‘Seeing’ Data in the 21st Century

Event: Dr. Kelly Gaither, director of data and information analysis at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), will discuss why scientific visualization is such a powerful tool for understanding science in the 21st century. The science community faces two extraordinary and relatively sudden transitions in technology with transformative potential for computational research and education. First…   » Continue Reading