Council on Academic Computing
October 22, 2009
James V. Maher, the University’s Provost, delivered the
Council’s charge. He emphasized the role
of the Simulation and
The Provost also asked Council members to:
High Performance Computing Upgrade
University recently applied for an NSF grant, which would enable it to upgrade
its high-performance computing environment.
The University proposed installing dense-wave multiplexing technology to
upgrade the speed and capacity of the University’s data communications backbone.
The project focuses upon links between
the Network Operations Center (NOC), located in
Council members discussed Science 2009 (which was held on Thursday and Friday, October 15 and 16), and potential topics for the SAM seminar series.