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Welcome to the ACI website, your one-stop location for learning about campus research computing-related resources and services. We strive to advance campus-available computation services, data storage, networking, and skills training along with the technical support to advance scholarly discoveries. We welcome your questions, so please, do not hesitate to contact us at ContactACI@lists.wisc.edu.

Updates

What’s new at the ACI!

  • ACI Updates 1-21-2015 January 21, 2015
    ACI Announcements ACI’s 6th Software Carpentry Workshop Trains 35 Campus Researchers ACI sponsored its 6th Software Carpentry workshop last week, attracting 35 researchers with a desire to learn established best practices for scientific programming. Research Computing Services If you are interested in becoming a user of CHTC’s high-throughput or high-perform […]
  • ACI Updates 1-7-2015 January 7, 2015
    ACI Announcements CHTC Reached New Heights of Computing in 2014 In the year of 2014, the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC) and its on-campus partners exceeded expectations by supporting more than 184 million CPU hours of computing used by campus researchers. Research Computing Services If you are interested in becoming a user of CHTC’s high-through […]
  • ACI Update 12-10-2014 December 11, 2014
    ACI Announcements Research Computing Services If you are interested in becoming a user of CHTC’s high-throughput or high-performance computing services, you can make a request here. Would you like to have an ACI representative speak at your faculty meetings? We can prepare a brief presentation on the resources and services available for research computing on […]
  • ACI Updates 11-26-2014 November 26, 2014
    ACI Announcements CHTC Delivers a Century of Computing in One Day Just last week, the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC) and other CHTC-supported computing resources have achieved record numbers of computing hours used by the campus community. Research Computing Services If you are interested in becoming a user of CHTC’s high-throughput or high-perf […]
  • CHTC Delivers a Century of Computing in One Day November 23, 2014
    Just last week, the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC) and other CHTC-supported computing resources have achieved record numbers of computing hours used by the campus community. CHTC delivered a record-breaking 917,000 compute hours, more than a CENTURY of computing in a single day, on November 20, 2014. This includes computing used by campus schola […]

Events

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  • Software Carpentry Workshop, January 13-16, 2015 December 16, 2014
    ACI is working with Software Carpentry to offer basic programming and best practices training to the UW research community several times a year (typically in the week before each semester and summer session). For full details and registration, see the ACI Workshop Advertisement on the Software Carpentry Website. What: Our goal is to help UW-Madison students, […]
  • Campus Research Computing Opportunities and Your Research Project December 9, 2014
    Lauren Michael, Research Computing Facilitator at UW-Madison, will be presenting to the Molecular Microbial Ecology and Evolution (MoMiEE) research group. Join them on Monday, December 15, at 4pm in Microbial Sciences room 6201.
  • Stata learning event Tuesday 12-2-2014 November 21, 2014
    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Room 1003, Tong Auditorium Engineering Centers Building, 1550 Engineering Drive Stata statistical software is now available on the Campus Software Library at no extra cost to faculty, staff, and students. Stata is a complete, integrated statistical software package that provides data analysis, data management […]
  • Whitford Lecture: Heart of Darkness, Jeremiah Ostriker October 23, 2014
    Tuesday Oct 28 at 12:00 pm, Birge Hall 145 Presented by the Department of Astronomy Can we unravel the secrets to of the universe and construct a scientific model that is believable? Over the past forty years, we have learned that two little-understood components–dark matter and dark energy–comprise most of the known cosmos, explain the growth of all cosmic […]
  • Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium 2014 September 5, 2014
    Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium 2014 Wed Sep 24 2014 8:00am-5:00pm (registration and breakfast 7:30am) There is no cost to register Reception/poster session Tue Sep 23 2014 5:30-7:00pm University of Oklahoma Norman campushttp://symposium2014.oscer.ou.edu/ 2014 keynote speaker will be:KEYNOTE: Irene QualtersDivision Director, Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Di […]

News from ACI

  • ACI’s 6th Software Carpentry Workshop Trains 35 Campus Researchers January 20, 2015
    ACI sponsored its 6th Software Carpentry workshop last week, attracting 35 researchers with a desire to learn established best practices for scientific programming. The workshop, taught as four half-day interactive sessions of January 13-16, was delivered through a continuing partnership with the Software Carpentry organization, whose goal is to bring best p […]
  • Software Carpentry Workshop, January 13-16, 2015 December 16, 2014
    ACI is working with Software Carpentry to offer basic programming and best practices training to the UW research community several times a year (typically in the week before each semester and summer session). For full details and registration, see the ACI Workshop Advertisement on the Software Carpentry Website. What: Our goal is to help UW-Madison students, […]
  • CHTC Delivers a Century of Computing in One Day November 23, 2014
    Just last week, the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC) and other CHTC-supported computing resources have achieved record numbers of computing hours used by the campus community. CHTC delivered a record-breaking 917,000 compute hours, more than a CENTURY of computing in a single day, on November 20, 2014. This includes computing used by campus schola […]
  • ACI to hire Research Computing Facilitator October 21, 2014
    ACI is seeking a Research Computing Facilitator to support users of our growing, shared computing resources. In addition, they will participate in the recently-funded NSF ACI-REF project to develop a national network of facilitators. We are looking for experienced researchers with excellent communication skills and relevant experience in computation methods […]
  • Completion of CHTC’s HPC Cluster Expansion September 16, 2014
    The expansion of the campus-shared  HPC Cluster, provided by the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC), is complete as all new hardware has been physically and functionally integrated. This expansion includes the addition of roughly 3000 CPU cores funded with ACI support (previously reported here), increasing the total size of the cluster to more than […]

Campus News

  • Campus Research Computing Opportunities and Your Research Project December 9, 2014
    Lauren Michael, Research Computing Facilitator at UW-Madison, will be presenting to the Molecular Microbial Ecology and Evolution (MoMiEE) research group. Join them on Monday, December 15, at 4pm in Microbial Sciences room 6201.
  • CHTC Delivers a Century of Computing in One Day November 23, 2014
    Just last week, the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC) and other CHTC-supported computing resources have achieved record numbers of computing hours used by the campus community. CHTC delivered a record-breaking 917,000 compute hours, more than a CENTURY of computing in a single day, on November 20, 2014. This includes computing used by campus schola […]
  • Whitford Lecture: Heart of Darkness, Jeremiah Ostriker October 23, 2014
    Tuesday Oct 28 at 12:00 pm, Birge Hall 145 Presented by the Department of Astronomy Can we unravel the secrets to of the universe and construct a scientific model that is believable? Over the past forty years, we have learned that two little-understood components–dark matter and dark energy–comprise most of the known cosmos, explain the growth of all cosmic […]
  • Completion of CHTC’s HPC Cluster Expansion September 16, 2014
    The expansion of the campus-shared  HPC Cluster, provided by the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC), is complete as all new hardware has been physically and functionally integrated. This expansion includes the addition of roughly 3000 CPU cores funded with ACI support (previously reported here), increasing the total size of the cluster to more than […]
  • Campus IT security baseline for campus research systems September 3, 2014
    Campus IT Security has been working with research IT leaders from across the campus to develop security guidelines for research systems. These guidelines are a starting point for developing a security policy for campus research cyberinfrastructure in a way that recognizes the different risks and needs of these systems. For assistance in performing a gap anal […]