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….

MGHPCC: Terascale Computing Meets Social Engineering

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

The May 2012 issue of IEEE Spectrum highlights the social and collaborative innovations of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center. IEEE Spectrum: How to Stuff Five Universities into One Computer Center More information about MGHPCC is available on TechWeb….

MGHPCC Seeks Participants for SC12 Student Cluster Competition Team

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

The SC12 Student Cluster Competition is an opportunity to showcase student expertise in a friendly yet spirited contest, designed to introduce the next generation of students to the high-performance computing community. The competition has drawn teams from around the world, including Europe and Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Russia, and Taiwan. Boston University participated in…

MGHPCC Featured in IEEE Spectrum

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

The March 2012 issue of IEEE Spectrum Magazine includes an overview of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), including discussion of energy-saving hot-aisle containment, environmentally-friendly power sources, and cost savings. IEEE Spectrum: Schools Pool to Stay Cool. More information about MGHPCC is also available on TechWeb….

MGHPCC Construction Ahead of Schedule

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Construction of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) is ahead of schedule. Channel 6 Springfield recently toured the construction site, and reports on the current status in an article and video. Details: Fox 6 Springfield: Holyoke’s High Performance Computing Center Ahead of Schedule More information about MGHPCC is also available on TechWeb….

MGHPCC: Finding the Collaborative Gene

Friday, February 17th, 2012

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) represents not only a step forward in providing environmentally-responsible computing facilities, but also in promoting collaboration among scientists across the state. ICOSA Magazine profiles the center, its collaborating institutions, and its impact on the local economy. The article is available at ICOSA Magazine: Finding the Collaborative Gene….

MGHPCC Awards $600,000 in Seed Grants

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

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 seven teams receiving grants,…

Funding Opportunity from HP Labs

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Applications are now being accepted for the HP Labs’ Innovation Research Program, which will provide financial support for a graduate student to assist in conducting a collaborative research project with HP Labs. This year, research topics are: Cloud & Security Information Analytics Intelligent Infrastructure Mobile and Immersive Experience Nanoelectronics Printing and Content Delivery Services Research…

MGHPCC Finishes First Stage of Construction

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Governor Deval Patrick, Lt. Governor Timothy Murray, and Boston University President Robert A. Brown were among the dozens of officials and workers who gathered in Holyoke on November 29, 2011 to watch as the last steel beam of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center was placed atop the structure. The ceremony was a major…