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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.

TACC Receives NSF Grant to Deploy Innovative New Data Resource

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin and a group of partners have received a $6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to design, build and deploy Wrangler, a groundbreaking data analysis and management system for the national open science community.

University of Texas at Austin’s Reputation Ranks 27th in the World

The University of Texas at Austin is ranked No. 27 in the 2013 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, a comparison of the world’s top 100 most powerful university brands. The ranking is a five-point climb for the university, which ranked No. 32 in 2012.

Introducing: The Stampede Supercomputer

Introducing: The Stampede Supercomputer

Event: “What is Computed Here Changes the World: The Stampede Supercomputing System" with Dr. Jay Boisseau, director of the Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin. When: 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, March 5. This event is free and open to the public. Where: AT&T Conference Center Amphitheater (Room 204), 1900 University Ave. Website:…   » Continue Reading

Make Room for Stampede: TACC Expands Data Center for New Supercomputer

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced that it is expanding the center’s current high performance computing (HPC) data center to house the new Stampede supercomputer, which will be built in late 2012 and go into full production to the national science community in January 2013.

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.

University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center and National Science Foundation to Announce Major Grant to Advance Scientific Research

EVENT: News conference to announce National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded grant for The University of Texas at Austin WHEN: 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22. Representatives of the media invited. WHERE: J.J. Pickle Research Campus, 10100 Burnet Road, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) Building 196, ROC Seminar Room. Please park in the back of the building and…   » Continue Reading