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Comet Supercomputer Pilots Extreme Ensemble for Predicting Atmospheric River Events

October 12, 2022

Atmospheric rivers are narrow bands of moisture-laden air, often more than a thousand miles long and a few hundred miles wide, that affect precipitation around the world. Forecasting their impact is especially important in the western United States where they can account for up to 50% of rainfall.

UC San Diego among 16 U.S. Teams Selected to Accelerate 5G Solutions

September 27, 2022

The National Science Foundation is accelerating 5G solutions to assist the U.S. government and critical infrastructure operators with secure, anywhere-anytime communications.

UC San Diego oneAPI Center of Excellence to Bring High-performance Simulations to Amber

September 23, 2022

The University of California San Diego announces establishing a new oneAPI Center of Excellence at its San Diego Supercomputer Center. The oneAPI Center will focus on enabling high-performance molecular dynamics simulations in Amber—a biomolecular simulations software package used by thousands.

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.
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