Topic: Big data

TACC to Expand with $20 Million New Building in 2016

Nov. 6, 2014

Leading computational science center continues growth path

AUSTIN, Texas  The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin has received approval from the UT System Board of Regents to expand its facilities. TACC's facilities are home to computing, data, and visualization resources as well as expert staff that support cutting-edge scientific research on such topics as predicting hurricanes and developing new energy sources.

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New Hurricane STORM Code to Provide Hourly Evacuation Updates

Oct. 20, 2014

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AUSTIN, Texas  The University of Texas at Austin Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) has received a $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to further advance the storm surge predictive simulations that have helped Texas emergency managers develop some of the country's most successful hurricane evacuation plans.

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New Executive Director Named for Texas Advanced Computing Center

July 2, 2014

[caption id="attachment_46766" align="alignright" width="247" caption="Dan C. Stanzione Jr., Executive Director, Texas Advanced Computing Center"]Dan C. Stanzione Jr., Executive Director, Texas Advanced Computing Center[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  Dan C. Stanzione Jr. has been named executive director of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin. A nationally recognized leader in high performance computing, Stanzione has served as deputy director since June 2009 and will assume the new post July 1.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Summit on Data Visualization to Offer Insights on Big Data in Education

April 30, 2014

The first-ever invitational Summit on Educational Data Visualization is bringing together national education scholars, business leaders and technology experts for a discussion on the essential role big data plays in solving some of education's biggest challenges.

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TACC Receives NSF Grant to Deploy Innovative New Data Resource

Oct. 14, 2013

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin and a group of partners have received a $6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to design, build and deploy Wrangler, a groundbreaking data analysis and management system for the national open science community.

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