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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.

UC San Diego Design Lab & California 100 Partner to Bring Top Talent to Design@Large Workshop Series

April 4, 2022

In order to get the future we want, we must take an active hand in designing it. Californians are creating many opportunities to shape the state’s future, including Governor Gavin Newsom’s statewide Future of Work Commission, responses to sweeping social changes brought about by COVID-19.

Researchers Produce First Map of Topographic Change at Statewide Scale

March 15, 2022

Scientists study the topography—the forms and features of the landscape—to measure and observe changes at the Earth’s surface over time. While some changes are the result of natural processes like fluvial erosion and coastal erosion, the topography can also change due to anthropogenic forces...

Study Answers Questions about an Elusive Tiny Molecule

March 15, 2022

A new study with implications for atmospheric chemistry has answered some long-enduring questions about the chemical reactivity of an air pollutant molecule with aerosol, revealing the vital role played by the interface between water and gas.

Southern California Earthquake Center Consortium Welcomes New Core Institution

March 3, 2022

San Diego Supercomputer Center becomes a voting member represented by Computational Scientist Yifeng Cui

Physicists Apply FAIRness to Data Studies

February 15, 2022

For scientists in observational disciplines, data is the lifeblood of research. Collecting, organizing and sharing data both within and across fields drives pivotal discoveries that benefit society and help make it more secure. 

Computational Models Move Researchers Closer to Tuberculosis Vaccine

January 13, 2022

According to a 2021 World Health Organization report, the global COVID-19 pandemic caused an increase in tuberculosis (TB) deaths – 1.5 million in 2020 versus 1.4 million in 2019 – due to a lack of efficient diagnosis and treatment.

Doubling Compute Capacity for Data-Intensive Physics with Microsoft Azure

December 16, 2021

SDSC and OSG used Microsoft Azure Cloud Services to enable scientists to accomplish in a few days what would normally take them weeks, thus accelerating science and opening up new scientific pursuits.
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