MGHPCC Among World’s Greenest Data Centers

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

The MGHPCC has been named one of the “world’s coolest, greenest data centers” by Network World magazine….

MGHPCC Becomes First University Research Data Center Awarded LEED® Platinum Certification

Friday, October 4th, 2013

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) has become the first university research data center to receive a LEED® Platinum certification, the highest green building ranking. The MGHPCC is also one of only 13 data centers in the country to receive a Platinum certification. Computing centers are typically large users of energy. Boston University…

MGHPCC Receives $4.54 Million Grant for Life Sciences Research

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) has received a $4.54 million grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) for a computer system to be used for research in the life sciences. The grant ensures a strong life sciences program at the MGHPCC, which is operated by Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts…

MGHPCC Awards $500,000 in Seed Grants

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Several researchers from Boston University have been awarded seed grants through the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC). These seed grants are intended to accelerate computational collaboration among the MGHPCC partner universities: Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts. Of the six teams receiving grants,…

BU Today Features the MGHPCC

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

On Friday, November 16, 2012, the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center officially opened for business. Learn more in the recent BU Today article and elsewhere in the media…

MGHPCC to Open Friday, November 16

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for this Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center. Governor Deval Patrick will lead the celebration, joined by speakers from a number of MGHPCC partner institutions and collaborators. The New England Journal of Higher Education today published an article by Boston University President Robert A….

MGHPCC Seed Fund Seeks Research Proposals

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

The 2012 Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) Seed Fund program is soliciting research proposals for computer and computational science. One page pre-proposals are due October 1. A Seed Fund Workshop will be held at BU on September 14 at the Hariri Institute from 1pm to 5pm….

Now Available: Research Computing Hardware at Discounted Prices

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Boston University faculty can now purchase research computing hardware at specially-negotiated prices, through IS&T’s research computing buy-in program. For many years, the SCV group has allowed researchers to purchase additional hardware which SCV manages as part of the larger shared computing resources, but is priority scheduled for the researcher’s use. Recently, we have created a…

MGHPCC Focuses on Using Less Energy

Monday, July 9th, 2012

A July 9, 2012 story in the Boston Globe discusses the many ways in which the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) incorporates energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly engineering. Boston Globe: New data center focuses on using less energy More information about MGHPCC is available on TechWeb….

MGHPCC Draws Businesses to Holyoke

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), scheduled to begin operation in late 2012, is already proving to be a draw for new businesses in the Holyoke Innovation District. InnovateHolyoke: A Compelling Story: How Holyoke is Redrawing Its Economic Map. More information about MGHPCC is available on TechWeb….