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Sachin Shanbhag receives NSF Early Career Award for polymer research

Florida State University’s Department of Scientific Computing, established in 2009, has its very first faculty member receive an NSF Early Career Award.  Sachin Shanbhag, an Assistant Professor, received the prestigious award to continue his research on computational rheology of polymer melts. Unlike typical solids and liquids, “gooey” materials like polymer melts, foams, suspensions, and gels have both solid-like (elastic) and liquid-like (viscous) properties. Rheology is the study of how such viscoelastic materials respond to deformation.

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Humbolt Recipients to Collaborate on Medical Imaging

Scientific Computing Professor and Humboldt Fellow Anke Meyer-Baese was selected as international collaborator by the recipient of this year’s Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship. Dr. Claudia Plant, a group leader in Biomedical Imaging at the Technical University of Munich, was awarded the highly competitive Humboldt-sponsored award in October.

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FSU HPC 1st Customer of Upstart Server Maker 3Leaf Systems

Original Article from The Register available here.

Football U goes to 3Leaf for HPC
Hut one, hut two, MPI

By Timothy Prickett Morgan
Posted in HPC, 14th March 2010 07:02 GMT

Florida State University, like most state schools in the US with a storied (American) football program, also has a respectable comp sci department that is not afraid to spend a little cash on a new technology when it comes along. And that's how the Seminoles have ended up being one of the first customers of upstart server maker 3Leaf Systems.

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FSU Selects 3Leaf Systems Dynamic Data Center Server

Original Article from HPCwire available here.

February 18, 2010

Scalable x86-based shared memory systems meet agility and flexibility requirements of university's on-demand high-performance computing environment

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 18 -- 3Leaf Systems today announced Florida State University's Department of Scientific Computing has selected the company's Dynamic Data Center solutions to provide high-performance computing resources in support of the University's multi-disciplinary research. The 3Leaf Systems Dynamic Data Center Server (DDC-Server), featuring AMD Opteron processors, provides FSU with an agile and flexible x86-based shared memory system capable of scaling to meet the on-demand resource requirements of FSU's diverse user community.

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