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XSEDE 2015 Intro to Python Tutorial Slides

This tutorial, given by Srijith Rajamohan, and Peter Radics, covers the Python programming language including all the information needed to participate in the XSEDE15 Modeling Day event on Tuesday, July 27th, 2015. Topics covered are variables, input/output, control structures, math libraries, and plotting libraries. This tutorial uses Anaconda Python Package, that you can download here .

To check out pictures from the event, visit our Facebook Page.

Help Desk GRA Office Hours Summer 2015

June 1, 2015

ARC provides GRA office hours to assist with system and software problems. Click here for more information.

What can ARC do for you?

To view posters by GRA's Umar Kalim and Di Zhang, click the following links:

Umar Kalim poster

Di Zhang poster

HPC Day, April 6, 2015

ARC hosted their second annual HPC day on April 6th at the Inn at Virginia Tech! For the agenda, the poster session winners, and for more information please click here.

Click here to view pictures of this event.

Microsoft Commercial

ARC's collaborations with Computer Science faculty are highlighted in a recent, Microsoft commercial that is airing nation-wide: The VT article with links to the YouTube videos is here, showing Dr. Feng and hist students exploring MPIBlast results with the immersive, embodied and high-resolution displays of the Visionarium Lab.

NSF grant for visualizing radio spectrum

ARC's partnership with Wireless@VT has recently yielded a new NSF grant for visualizing radio spectrum! Click here to read the article.

Visionarium Open House Spring 2015

March 4, 2015

Are you interested in the immersive experience? Have you ever wondered how you could incorporate visualization into your classroom, research, or studies? Come visit the Visionarium Open House! The ARC staff will be available to run demos and answer questions in Torgersen 3050 on Tuesdays from 3:30-5 and Wednesdays from 1-2:30 pm all semester long!

HPC Day, April 11, 2014

April 11, 2014

As the breadth and impact of High Performance Computing (HPC), Bioinformatics, and Visualization continue to grow, Virginia Tech is proud to host an inaugural day-long event to connect the campus community in a computational commonwealth. The program will include tours, short research talks, keynote addresses, and a poster session. Click here for more information.

BlueRidge Expanded with Intel MIC (Xeon Phi) Coprocessors

February 11, 2014

The computational capacity of BlueRidge, ARC's flagship cluster, has been significantly enhanced through the addition of Intel MIC coprocessors. This new hardware presents exciting new opportunities for Virginia Tech's researchers. For more information, click here.

Spring 2014 NLI Short Courses

January 13, 2014

This spring, ARC will offer fifteen short courses through Virginia Tech Networked Learning Initiatives (NLI), formerly Faculty Development Institute (FDI). These courses will generally be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 2:00-3:15 in Torgersen 3060. Users can enroll through NLI here. Click here for course descriptions and registration information.

Click here for positions descriptions and how to apply.

ARC at SC13

November 18-22, 2013

ARC shared a booth with the University of Virginia at SC13, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, and Storage Analysis, in Denver, Colorado. The booth highlighted work being done on ARC's resources and by ARC's personnel. For more information, click here.

About ARC

Advanced Research Computing at Virginia Tech is a unit within the Office of the Vice President of Information Technology devoted to maintaining, advancing, and providing support to large-scale research computing systems in the university.

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