Share Your Science: Accelerating Digital Rock Physics with GPUs

James McClure, a Computational Scientist with Advanced Research Computing at Virginia Tech describes how they are using the NVIDIA Tesla GPU-accelerated Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Their project involves mathematical models combined with 3D visualization to provide insight on how fluids move below the surface of the earth. This can ultimately be used … Read more

Modeling Fruit Fly Brains to Better Understand Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the University of Sheffield (UK) and Columbia University (USA) have launched a GPU-accelerated project to simulate a complete model of the adult fruit fly brain for the first time. The project aims to develop a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and new drug targets … Read more

Share Your Science: Scalable Molecular Dynamics

Jim Phillips, Senior Research Programmer at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is using the Tesla-accelerated supercomputers, Titan and Blue Waters for his parallel molecular dynamics code, NAMD, designed for high-performance simulation of large biomolecular systems … Read more