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Strategic Research Plan Refresh Looks to Evolve What UC San Diego Does Best

May 16, 2024

What broad and pressing societal problems, challenges or questions do you think UC San Diego is uniquely, well-positioned to help solve.

National AI Researchers Have the Chance to Access San Diego Supercomputer Center Resources through NSF NAIRR Pilot

May 7, 2024

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy have announced the first 35 projects that will be supported with computational time through the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) Pilot, marking a significant milestone in fostering responsible AI research across the nation. The initial call for applicants was issued in January 2024.

New Grant Supports Multi-UC Campus Effort to Build Network of Open Source Program Offices

May 3, 2024

The University of California (UC) has been awarded a grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support the development of a UC-wide network of Open Source Program Offices (OSPO). This award leverages the work of the Open Source Program Office at UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) and funds a collaboration of UC campuses at Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Diego with UCSC to promote open source research, teaching, and public service.

Catch a Glimpse of the April 8 Solar Eclipse a Little Early via Supercomputer Sims

April 5, 2024

The much-anticipated April 8 solar eclipse is quickly approaching and a team of researchers from Predictive Science Inc. has been using the Expanse supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego to continuously update simulations of what the eclipse might look like. 

Using AI and Data Science to ReNOURISH Food Deserts

April 4, 2024

Millions of Americans live in food deserts where ultraprocessed foods are abundant and fresh food is scarce, giving rise to large health disparities in diabetes and related diseases. The NOURISH platform is designed to help small businesses increase access to healthy, sustainable food.

San Diego Supercomputer Center Interns Create App for UC San Diego’s Stuart Collection

March 21, 2024

The Stuart Collection consists of several creative sculptures throughout the campus that can now be experienced with this new app created by high school students.

Broadening Access to Bridge the Gap between Data Innovation and Computing Infrastructure

March 14, 2024

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego and the University of Utah have announced a national-scale pilot project, called the National Data Platform, aimed at a service ecosystem to make access to and use of scientific data open and equitable across a broad range of communities.

NAIRR Pilot Takes Flight with First Call for AI-Related Research Proposals

January 26, 2024

Members of the U.S. research community have the opportunity to request access to advanced computing resources for projects focused on forwarding safe, secure and trustworthy AI.

Chancellor Unveils New Award Program to Boost Team-Based Research

January 25, 2024

Chancellor’s Interdisciplinary Team Catalyst Awards aim to foster sustainable, interdisciplinary collaborations and to assist teams in developing tailored funding strategies for grand scientific and societal challenges.

UC San Diego’s Bioengineering Team Uses TSCC at SDSC for Bioinformatics Tool

January 22, 2024

Over 18 million people worldwide are annually diagnosed with cancer, with each case hiding many mutations in its genome. Understanding these mutations furthers cancer research, while also providing a deeper understanding to create possible cures, therapies and prevention strategies.
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