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San Diego State Establishing New High-Performance Computing Center

San Diego State University (SDSU), part of the California State University system, is establishing a new computing core facility called the Technology Infrastructure for Data Exploration (TIDE) project, set to be installed and set up by April 2024 and available to researchers in May.

University at Albany to Install First IBM Prototype AI Hardware in the World on a Higher Education Campus

The University at Albany (UAlbany) will be the first higher education institution anywhere to install the prototype IBM Artificial Intelligence Unit (IBM AIU) computing chip designed to run and train deep learning models faster and more efficiently than a general-purpose CPU.

UTRGV and ORNL: Boosting Research While Building a STEM Talent Pipeline

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has signed an MOU with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to strengthen their research collaborations and establish a program for undergraduate research and education. Here, CT asks UTRGV Senior Vice President for Research Can (John) Saygin how the MOU will be carried out and what its impact may be.

Innovative Tools to Improve Student Success Take Top Honors at 1EdTech Conference

Nonprofit open-ecosystem collaborative 1EdTech Consortium recently awarded top honors to six higher education institutions for their development of “innovative and bold” ed tech tools that broaden access to personalized and accessible learning.

QISolutions Joins Center for Quantum Technologies to Aid in Quantum Development

QISolutions, a subsidiary of full-stack photonic-based quantum computing and solutions company Quantum Computing, is joining the Center for Quantum Technologies (CQT), an industry-university cooperative research center sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

UC Riverside Signs Subscription Deal with Google Cloud to Power Research and IT

The University of California, Riverside is boosting computing speed, agility, and scale for researchers through a new subscription agreement with Google Cloud. The deal is part of an effort to modernize the institution's enterprise infrastructure and provide more computing flexibility and innovative IT services on campus.

A New NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center in Indiana: The Center for Quantum Technologies

NSF has funded a new Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) in Indiana for quantum research and development. Here, CT hosts leaders from the Center for Quantum Technologies' partner institutions, for a virtual roundtable discussion of the structure and goals of the new center.

Oregon State U Announces $200M Research Complex with Supercomputer for AI, Materials Science, and Robotics

Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis has announced the construction of a $200 million research and education complex that will feature a powerful supercomputer to support research in AI, materials science, and robotics.

Indiana University Secures Internet2 Network Operations Support Role

Internet2 has signed a new three-year deal with Indiana University for the institution's GlobalNOC research and education network operations service to continue providing customer and break-fix support for the Internet2 national network.

Not Lonely at the Top: ORNL Leads Open Science with the Frontier Exascale Supercomputer

The latest TOP500 supercomputer list, published in June 2022, highlighted a new milestone in computing as Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Frontier HPE Cray EX soared into the number one spot as the first supercomputer ever to demonstrate true exascale speeds.