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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 large-scale computing, data storage, networking services, 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 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • ACI Update 11-12-2014 November 12, 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 Update 10-29-2014 October 30, 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 […]

Events

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  • 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 […]
  • Symposium: When is an Algorithm a Medical Device? August 11, 2014
    When is an Algorithm a Medical Device? Regulatory Issues in the Era of Computation in Biology DATE:     Wednesday, September 24, 2014 TIME:    1 – 3:30 PM PLACE:    DeLuca Forum, The Discovery Building, UW-Madison Campus Free and open to the public. Registration will open in mid-August. This symposium will provide information on the current and potential reg […]
  • Open Science Codefest Santa Barbara, CA Sept 2-4 July 30, 2014
    The Open Science Codefest will gather researchers from ecology, biodiversity science, and other earth and environmental sciences with computer scientists, software engineers, and developers to collaborate on coding projects of mutual interest. September 2-4, 2014 The Fess Parker Hotel Santa Barbara, CA There is no registration fee Inspired by hack-a-thons an […]

News from ACI

  • 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 […]
  • ACI Fellows 2015 September 16, 2014
    ACI is happy to announce that we have selected our fellows for 2015. Claudia Solis Lemus (PhD student, Statistics) Erik Wright (PhD student, Microbiology) The ACI Fellows program is designed to support graduate student researchers who are interested in bringing computing to their research field in interesting and innovative ways by providing financial suppor […]
  • ACI Annual Report 2014 September 3, 2014
    In the past year, the leadership and staff affiliated with ACI have been working to improve shared research computing resources and building the community of users. We have documented many of the efforts in report that we would like to share with you. ACI Annual report 2014

Campus News

  • 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 […]
  • Record Daily Compute Hours Delivered by CHTC September 2, 2014
    As a result of the addition of roughly 7,000 CPU cores of high-throughput and high-performance computing hardware, the Center for High Throughput Computing and additional campus computing resources have recently delivered record amounts of large-scale computing capability to the campus community. Following the addition of 4,000 cores of high-throughput compu […]