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November 2019

Flu Season is Here — Supercomputers are a New Line of Defense

Supercomputers at UT Austin are tracking drug-resistant viruses on a whole new level and helping researchers stay ahead of infections such as influenza and Zika


October 2019

Monitoring Hurricanes for Better Life-Saving, Property-Preserving Decisions

The Texas Advanced Computing Center is helping top researchers push the boundaries of science to new limits and run complex models for smarter and more informed real-world decisions.


September 2019

Texas Boosts U.S. Science with Fastest Academic Supercomputer in the World

TACC's leadership-class system tops all academic supercomputers, achieves 23.5 PetaFLOPS on Top500 benchmark


June 2019

Frontera Named 5th Fastest Supercomputer in the World

TACC's leadership-class system tops all academic supercomputers, achieves 23.5 PetaFLOPS on Top500 benchmark


January 2019

Computation for the Endless Frontier

TACC wins $60 million award to build the nation's fastest academic supercomputer


August 2018

New Texas Supercomputer to Push the Frontiers of Science

National Science Foundation awards $60 million to the Texas Advanced Computing Center to build nation's fastest academic supercomputer


August 2018

University supercomputers are science's unsung heroes, and Texas will get the fastest yet

Supercomputers are powerful machines with great names—Blue Waters, Bridges, Jetstream, Comet. But a new one will soon be joining that list: Frontera. The $60 million machine will live at the University of Texas at Austin and is scheduled to come online next year.


August 2018

NSF awards $60 million for next-generation supercomputer

Texas Advanced Computing Center to build nation’s most powerful academic high-performance computing system