|The Leading Source for Global News and Information Covering the Ecosystem of High Productivity Computing / November 2, 2007|
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Nov. 2 -- Purdue University has been selected as one of five High Performance Computing Operations centers, and will receive a $1.7 million grant to go with the distinction.
The National Science Foundation awarded the designation and funds. Purdue will use the money to help expand the nation's growing use of collaborative computing tools in science.
Other HPC-Ops centers have been established at Louisiana State University, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications in Champaign, Ill., the San Diego Supercomputer Center, and at Texas Advanced Computing Center in Austin.
The Purdue HPC-Ops resources will be provided in the NSF-funded TeraGrid. The Purdue HPC-Ops Center will focus on three areas:
Source: Steve Tally, Purdue University