Published: May 11, 2022

CLAS faculty and students are invited to use the NSF funded High Performance Computing cluster Alderaan. The cluster,  funded by NSF grant 2019089 CC* Compute: Accelerating Science and Education by Campus and Grid Computing, already has users from several departments. Interested faculty can fill the form linked at this website, and include students or external collaborators they want to sponsor. The cluster has 2176 AMD EPYC 2 compute cores and 2 NVIDIA A100 GPUs in 2 high-memory nodes. Existing software includes HPC stack with open source and Intel compilers, MPI, mathematical and statistical software, and application software in bioinformatics and chemistry. Further software packages can be installed on request. Access is by SSH on the campus network. More information is available here.