Strelka, Swarthmore’s high-performance computing (HPC) system, is set for an exciting expansion next month. This upgrade is needed because faculty and students are increasingly using the system to conduct research, teach courses, and other uses, resulting in bottlenecks and resource … Continue reading Upcoming Strelka Expansion
Would you like to learn more about high-performance computing (HPC)? Are you curious how Swarthmore’s HPC ecosystem can complement your research, pedagogy, teaching, and learning? If so, please attend the HPC 101 session on Monday, September 18th, 12p-2p. Students, faculty, … Continue reading HPC 101 Event in September
The landscape of research software is certainly rich and varied, driven in part by improved sharing and dissemination platforms (such as GitHub), as well as by enhanced mandates to provide access to software and workflows arising from nearly any federal … Continue reading Managing Research Software Environments
In the early decades of modern computing – the 1960s and 1970s – only the largest corporations and governmental agencies had access to computers of any kind (think IBM, NASA, DoD, etc.). Computers were too large, too challenging to maintain, … Continue reading Democratizing Research through High-Performance Computing
ITS is delighted to welcome Jason Simms as the College’s Research Computing Manager. In this new role, Jason will be working with faculty and students to provide access to high-performance computing and research data storage, as well as facilitating support … Continue reading Introducing Jason Simms, Research Computing Manager
Swarthmore has a couple of drones that are being used for aerial photography and video segments about our facilities for recruiting and for research. Most recently, the Athletic department used drone footage to create a Swarthmore Athletics Drone Tour. Similarly, … Continue reading Drones!