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National Science Foundation grant to benefit computing resources
USC is one of six universities supported by a National Science Foundation grant to fund a collaborative project in advanced cyberinfrastructure and computational research.
USC wins NSF grant to develop big-data network
The National Science Foundation has awarded USC a $500,000 grant to create the Trojan Express Network II, a high-speed expressway to transfer massive amounts of data across and beyond campus.
USC’s new supercomputer ranks fifth in the nation
USC’s new supercomputer has achieved a benchmark of 531.6 teraflops, or 531.6 trillion floating-point calculations per second, making it the nation’s fifth-fastest academic supercomputer.
Teaching With Technology prize winners announced
Three professors from the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences were awarded the 2013 Provost’s Prize for Teaching With Technology at the Davidson Continuing Education Center.
USC holds inaugural information security retreat
In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, USC sponsored its first annual information security retreat on Oct. 22.
Chrystal and Yacoob awarded technology prize
Sandra Chrystal and Sajjad Yacoob were awarded the Provost’s Prize for Teaching With Technology at the sixth annual Teaching With Technology conference.
USCmobile Website Wins Design Award
The USCmobile website, designed by the USC Information Technology Services’ Web Services team, has won the 2011 eduStyle Judged Award for best mobile site. The winners of the fourth annual eduStyle Higher-Ed Web Awards were announced on Aug. 2 in San Antonio, Texas.
Supercomputer Rises to 5th in Nation
USC’s Center for High-Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) houses the nation’s fifth-fastest supercomputer in an academic setting, according to TOP500 Supercomputer Sites, which ranks the 500 most powerful computer systems in the world.
USC Hosts Pacific Rim Events
USC hosted the third Chief Information Officers Forum and the first Education and Research Technology Forum for the Association of Pacific Rim Universities from May 24-27.
Supercomputer Rises to Sixth Nationally
USC’s Center for High-Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) houses the nation’s sixth fastest supercomputer in an academic setting, according to TOP500 Supercomputer Sites, which ranks the 500 most powerful computer systems in the world.
Teaching With Technology Grant Winners Announced
USC faculty members Steven Anderson, Glenn Clark and Mark Redekopp were awarded the provost’s Teaching With Technology grants on May 26.
Supercomputer Rises to 7th Nationally
USC’s Center for High-Performance Computing and Communications houses the nation’s seventh fastest supercomputer in an academic setting, according to TOP500 Supercomputer Sites, which ranks the 500 most powerful computer systems in the world.
Supercomputer Rises to 7th Nationally
USC’s supercomputer becomes the country’s seventh most powerful computer system in an academic setting.
Pacific Rim Event Hosted at USC
International conference will unite information technology executives from leading research universities.
Big Move to the Former Little Building
USC Information Technology Services’ relocation to 3434 S. Grand Ave. unites 225 employees under one roof for the first time.
USC Ranked Eighth-Most Wired College
University wins national recognition from PC Magazine for its comprehensive computing and technology offerings.
USC Extends Student E-mail Accounts
USC Co-Hosts Identity Management Workshop
Technologists from 18 institutions convened at the university for a three-day workshop regarding new middleware applications.
USC Supercomputer Breaks Barrier
The record-breaking performance of nearly 11 trillion calculations per second makes it the nation’s second most powerful computer system in an academic setting.
Collaboration Is Key to Collecting Data
By deploying a grid, tiled wall and 3-D display room in one location, the USC Center for Data Visualization and Collaboration gives researchers new ways to share information across campus and the Internet.
Supercomputer Rises in Rankings
Despite online competition from Asia and Europe, USC’s supercomputer has been ranked the nation’s fourth most powerful computer system in an academic setting.
USC Catches Ride on the Pacific Wave
The National Science Foundation has awarded $5 million to USC’s Information Services Division to support the development of a high-speed network facility that links U.S. researchers to the Pacific Rim.
Portal Makes Online Research Academic
USC collaborates with six universities to create a test version of a ‘smart’ Web browser. Turning what is known as ‘federated searching’ into reality has required an extensive program of refinement.
Taking Control, Remotely
A unique system enables the management of multimedia equipment in buildings across campus at the touch of a key. Affectionately known as MOMS, the system works seamlessly in any lecture hall, lab or classroom.