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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Research |

Research division hosting event to explore unmet needs and plan for the future of UNLV's computing infrastructure.

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Business and Community |

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

Chong Chen
People |

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

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Research |

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

Research |

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


UNLV is getting $4 million to buy High-Performance Computing hardware and software upgrades at its National Supercomputing Institute. This state-of-the-art technology will enhance computational capacity in support of UNLV’s research community. Another $400,00 for facilities and equipment.

Las Vegas Review Journal

All four of Nevada’s representatives voted for the $1.2 trillion government funding package that passed by a 286-134 vote Friday, averting a government shutdown. The budgets, which cover fiscal year 2024, include funding for climate and energy initiatives, support for service members, protections for women’s reproductive rights, aid for border security and investments in education, according to Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev.

Inside HPC

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

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

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

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.

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Recent National Supercomputing Institute Accomplishments

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…