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National Supercomputing Institute News

The UNLV National Supercomputing Institute is a full-service supercomputing facility with on-site and off-site user training, national network accessibility and a mission for excellence in education and research in supercomputing and its applications.

Current National Supercomputing Institute News

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Business and Community | February 22, 2018

Cloud HPC and simulation software agreement increases the accessibility and utilization of UNLV’s supercomputing resources.

Chong Chen
People | May 22, 2017

The UNLV National Supercomputing Institute’s latest hire will help researchers leverage the tremendous capabilities of the Cherry Creek II.

John Lukasik
Research | March 30, 2016

UNLV supercomputer helps gaming innovation students do the math and make the pitch for a new fantasy sports game.

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Campus News | February 6, 2015

A collection of news stories from 2014 highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

Research | September 17, 2014

Intel’s “Cherry Creek” supercomputer brings world-class computing power to UNLV; Switch SUPERNAP to lead high-tech industry partnerships.

National Supercomputing Institute In The News

Inside HPC
February 23, 2018

Per the agreement, Altair’s technology will enable Cherry Creek II users to simplify access and utilization of the supercomputer’s capabilities and capacity. When deployed, PBS Works, Altair’s high-performance computing management suite, will securely manage all Cherry Creek II compute workload. In addition, users will be able to easily create, access and manage physical and virtual appliances on Cherry Creek II to run Altair’s HyperWorks simulation software and other 3rd party application software.

Inside HPC
April 26, 2016

In this video from the HPC User Forum in Tucson, Joseph Lombardo from the UNLV Supercomputing Center presents: Leveraging HPC for Alzheimer’s Research and Beyond.

Las Vegas Sun
September 10, 2015

Switch, the Las Vegas-based data company, invested $10 million in an exploration-based learning venture led by a former president of the National Geographic Society, according to a news release Wednesday. The funds will allow the company, Planet3, to launch software that will allow students to learn about Earth’s history and future through a game-based narrative.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 4, 2015

UNLV and the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health have been awarded an $11.1 million federal grant to advance the understanding of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.

Las Vegas Sun
July 28, 2015
For a machine with a processing power equivalent to 9,000 laptops running at once, UNLV’s Cherry Creek supercomputer was anything but strong the day it arrived last November.
September 21, 2014

Recent National Supercomputing Institute Accomplishments

March 14, 2017
Joseph Lombardo (National Supercomputing Institute) received a total of $301,625 from the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Lombardo currently serves as the Core-PI on the National Institutes of Health’s Center of Biomedical Research Excellence award titled “Center for Neurodegeneration and Transcranial Neuroscience (CNTN)’s Data...