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New NSF Center of Excellence in Cyberinfrastructure Announced

September 16, 2022

Since 2016, the Science Gateways Community Institute has brought together software developers to improve access to essential resources and services with a “community center” approach.

Best New Dean of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

August 5, 2022

Brookie Best, PharmD, has been named the next dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, succeeding James McKerrow, PhD, MD, who stepped down June 30, 2022.

Awash in Potential: Wastewater Provides Early Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Virus

July 7, 2022

Scientists and physicians at UC San Diego and Scripps Research describe how wastewater sequencing provided dramatic new insights into levels and variants of SARS-CoV-2 on campus and in the broader community — a key step to public health interventions in advance of COVID-19 case surges.

San Diego Supercomputer Center Launches New Diversity Program

June 13, 2022

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego has recently announced the creation of HPC@MSI, a program aimed at facilitating the use of high-performance computing (HPC) by Minority Serving Institutions (MSI).

SDSC Researcher Co-Authors New Wildfire Progression Research

June 7, 2022

Direction and spread of an active wildfire are driven by fuel, topography and prevailing wind conditions. While data on fuel and topography can be mapped before the start of a wildfire, prevailing wind conditions are difficult to chart given their variability and uncertainty.

Pala Native American Youth Receive DataJam Award with Guidance from SDSC

May 26, 2022

Staff from the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego recently worked with middle and high school students from the Pala Native American Youth Council to conduct an informal data science study on the pH levels of the San Luis Rey River that flows through Pala tribal land.

Voyager Supercomputer Enters Testbed Phase

May 18, 2022

Voyager, the experimental artificial intelligence compute resource newly installed at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, is ready for use. Sanctioned for production by the NSF, the high-performance/high-efficiency supercomputer located at UC San Diego is moving into its operational testbed phase.

CloudBank Expands to Accelerate and Broaden Access to Public Cloud Resources

May 17, 2022

Eligibility to CloudBank, the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded program that provides access to and managed services for public cloud resources for research and education, has dramatically expanded—making it easier for users to gain access to its resources.

Continuing the Mission to Democratize ‘ACCESS’ to Cyberinfrastructure

April 25, 2022

Science and engineering research and education depend on a complex and distributed ecosystem of cyberinfrastructure (CI). This ecosystem is made up of research labs, campuses and national resources.

San Diego Supercomputer Center Replaces Lead-Acid Backup Batteries with Green Alternative

April 22, 2022

Urban Electric Power installed rechargeable alkaline battery technology at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, replacing 20,000 pounds of toxic lead-acid batteries with a safer, environmentally friendly and cost-effective alternative, and more than doubling the available battery backup electricity.
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