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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.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Computational Medicine Day explores supercomputing in medicine

EVENT: The university’s first Computational Medicine Day. WHEN: May 13, 2014. WHERE: The O’Donnell Building for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences, Avaya Auditorium, 201 E. 24th St., Austin, Texas 78712. BACKGROUND: The Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) Committee on Computational Medicine (Professor Michael Sacks, chair) will host the invitational Computational Medicine Day in…   » Continue Reading

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.

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

UT System Initiative Uses Supercomputing Resources to Help Biomedical Research

The Austin Forum on Science, Technology & Society will host “Enabling Biomedical Discoveries with Digital Data, Supercomputing and Visualization" on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 5:45 p.m.

University of Texas at Austin Supercomputing Center to Receive $10 Million in Private Funding

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced it has received a commitment of $10 million from the O'Donnell Foundation to advance data-driven science, also called data-enabled or data-intensive science.

Two Renowned Cardiovascular Experts Join University’s Computational Institute

Two internationally recognized experts in the use of computer modeling and simulation to address heart disease and other complex health problems are joining The University of Texas at Austin’s faculty to help advance the university as a national leader in biomedicine.

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

New Supercomputing Model Enables Breakthrough Findings in Plate Tectonics

Computational scientists and geophysicists at The University of Texas at Austin and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a new supercomputer model that for the first time produces an unprecedented view of plate tectonics and the forces that drive it.