Topic: Advanced computing

New Texas Supercomputer to Push the Frontiers of Science

Aug. 29, 2018
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The National Science Foundation awards $60 million to the Texas Advanced Computing Center to build a new supercomputer that will be the fastest at any U.S. university and among the most powerful in the world.

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Hot Chips: Managing Moore's Law

April 15, 2015
silicon computer chip wafer

As computer chips get faster, they also get hotter. Researchers are exploring ways to beat the heat and help make the next great leap in processor speeds.

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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 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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A decade of discovery

June 21, 2011
A decade of discovery

The Texas Advanced Computing Center marks 10 years of helping scientists explore phenomenon too large, small or expensive to investigate in the lab.

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