Quick Start

Available to: Students, Faculty, Researchers, Staff, External Research Collaborators, Industrial Partners

Cost: See cost details, below.

Our expert staff members are available to help you make the best use of our high-performance computing and visualization resources. Our services run the gamut from answering simple questions about system use to engaging in ongoing collaboration on your scientific computing or visualization projects.


Maximize your productivity, and the quality and effectiveness of your project, with our professional support.

Key Features

  • We provide individualized assistance for your particular project.
  • Consulting is available on scientific programming, systems use, and visualization.
  • We offer expertise in parallelizing code, program optimization for our environment, scientific libraries, and visualization techniques.


Requirements are defined on an individual basis. Those interested in programming and systems consulting should generally be on Research Computing Services (RCS) research project on the BU Shared Computing Cluster (SCC).


No charge to the BU community.
There is a charge to industrial partners.

Getting Started