TACC: Engineering Research in High Performance Computing (HPC)
TACC's Frontera - World's #1 Academic Supercomputer1
Intel and Dell partnered with the Texas Advanced Computing Center and National Scientific Research Foundation (NSF) to the build the world's largest academic supercomputer. Scientific researchers are making breakthrough discoveries and creating unprecedented 3D models.
TACC and UCSD: Tackling COVID-19 with HPC
Leading the way in the race to find treatments for COVID-19 is the National Science Foundation-funded Frontera supercomputer.
Discovering COVID-19 Vulnerabilities to Facilitate Vaccine Development
Researcher Rommie Amaro utilizes Frontera to deliver COVID-19 imaging breakthroughs that helped with pharmaceutical immunization development.
Improving Earthquake Simulation Modeling That May Save Lives
Christine Goulet, Executive Director for Applied Sciences (SCEC) at the University of Southern California (USC) improve how researchers simulate earthquakes using TACC’s Frontera supercomputer that will improve building codes and public safety.
TACC: Engineering Research in HPC
2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory speed processing and memory capacity.
Creating Molecular Models on Frontera
Peter Kasson, Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology in Biomedical Engineering, explains using the Frontera supercomputer to create complex molecular models of viruses.
Aerospace Engineering on Frontera
Diego Donzis, Assoc Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, describes how Frontera provides the computational power needed to understand turbulence research.
Modeling Hurricane Impacts on Frontera
Prof Clint Dawson, Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin, uses the Frontera supercomputer to model the impacts of hurricane storm surges on coastline communities.
Simulating Black Holes on Frontera
Astrophysicist Manuela Campanelli, Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, uses Frontera to create simulations of black holes and neutron stars.
Exploring New Frontiers with Frontera
The mission of the National Scientific Foundation (NSF) is always to push forward the frontiers of science and engineering research. As the only leadership-class computing capability funded by NSF, Frontera—the largest academic supercomputer in the world—is empowering breakthrough discoveries in science and technology.
Intel and Dell Technologies Fuel Frontera
Trish Damkroger, Intel Corp and Thierry Pellegrino Dell EMC describe how the Frontera supercomputer is built on Intel and Dell technologies for HPC.