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Here are highlights of some of the projects in which PTI staff and resources are involved. See PTI staff and resources involved in other education, outreach, and training projects at the Education, Outreach, and Training Highlights page


tropical cyclone

Simulating the development of the double warm core structure of intense tropical cyclones on IU's supercomputers (January 2016)

Research made possible by: Big Red II and Karst supercomputers, Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT)

Project Leads: Dr. Chanh Kieu (Indiana University), Dr. Vijay Tallapragada (NOAA/NCEP/EMC), Dr. Da-Lin Zhang (University of Maryland, College Park), Zachary Moon (Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University)

Searching for neuronal network complexity in jawless vertebrates

Searching for neuronal network complexity in jawless vertebrates (December 2015)

Research made possible by: National Center for Genome Analysis Support (NCGAS), Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT)

Project Leads: Ravi V, Yu WP, Pillai NE, Lian MM, Tay B-H, Tohari S, Brenner S, Venkatesh B.

Analyzing population genomic data

Analyzing Population Genomic Data  (November 2015)

Research made possible by:  UITS Research Technologies' (RT's) High Performance Systems (HPS), RT's Scientific Application and Performance Tuning (SciApt), National Center for Genome Analysis Support (NCGAS), IU's Karst supercomputer

Project Leads: Michael Lynch (PI), Matthew S. Ackerman (Project lead)

SPEC ACCEL V1.1

IU's Big Red II system tests SPEC ACCEL V1.1 (October 2015)

Research made possible by:  UITS Research Technologies' High Performance Systems (HPS) and Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT), IU's Big Red II supercomputer

Project Leads: Robert Henschel, Huian Li

Lending a Hand

Lending A Hand: Detecting Hands and Recognizing Activities in Complex Egocentric Interactions (October 2015)

Research made possible by: High Performance Systems (HPS), Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT), Big Red II supercomputer

Project Lead: David Crandall, IU School of Informatics and Computing

Funded in part by the National Science Foundation

SPEC OpenMP4

Standards Performance Evaluation Corporation Open Multi-Processing 4 (September 2015)

Research made possible by:  UITS Research Technologies' High Performance Systems (HPS), Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT), Big Red II supercomputer

Project Leads:  Robert Henschel, Huian Li

3D Digitization and Automated Box Manufacturing

Enabling Library Special Collections Enclosures using 3D Digitizing and Automated Box Manufacturing (August 2015)

Project Lead: Jeff Rogers, UITS Research Technologies' Advanced Visualization Lab (AVL)

Research made possible by IU Library Preservation and the Lilly Library, the IU Center for Biological Research Collections, UITS Research Technologies' AVL, 3D scanning and modeling software, and a Kasemake machine

Blood markers

Understanding and predicting suicidality using a combined genomic and clinical risk assessment approach (September 2013 - updated September 2015)

Project Lead: Dr. Alexander Niculescu, Indiana University School of Medicine

Paper now published in Molecular Psychiatry

The performance analysis tools Score-P and Vampir were used in unison to create graphical presentations of performance data for the Martin F. Jarrold Research Group. User-instrumentation within these tools enabled the SciAPT team to study load balancing, Discrete Fourier Transform routines and the rate at which ions are discovered.

Accelerating Mass Spectrometer Data Analysis using IU Supercomputers (July 2015)

Research made possible by:  UITS Research Technologies' High Performance Systems (HPS), Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT), Big Red II supercomputer

Project Leads:  Scott McClary

Combustion Simulation Improvement

IU HPC Improves Combustion Simulation using Big Red II Supercomputer (July 2015)

Research made possible by:  UITS Research Technologies' High Performance Systems (HPS), Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT), Big Red II supercomputer

Project Leads:  John Deur, Siddhartha Benerjee (Cummins)

Major highways of the brains validated using LiFE.

Linear Fascicle Evaluation (LiFE): optimization of brain software for big data processing (July 2015)

Research made possible by:  High Performance Systems (HPS), Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT), Karst and Big Red II supercomputers

Project Leads: Dr. Franco Pestilli (Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA) Associated Scientist: Dr. Cesar Caiafa (Instituto Argentino de Radioastronom [IAR] - CONICET, CCT, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

RDX Graphical Abstract

Gas Phase RDX Decomposition Mechanism Pathways using CCSD(T) the Gold Standard of Quantum Chemistry (June 2015)

Research made possible by:  High Performance Systems (HPS), Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT); Big Red II supercomputer

Project Leads: PI: Dr. Nigel Richards (Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA) Lead: Dr. Robert Molt Jr. (Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA)Associated Scientists: Dr. Rodney Bartlett, Dr. Thomas Watson, Alexandre Bazante (all three affiliated to Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611)

Keto-Enol

Electronic properties of the transition state for RhoA-catalyzed phosphoryl transfer revealed by F NMR and computational analysis (June 2015)

Research made possible by:  High Performance Systems (HPS), Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT); Big Red II supercomputer

Project Leads: PI: Dr. Nigel Richards (Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA) Lead: Dr. Robert Molt Jr. (Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA) and Dr. Yi Jin (Krebs Institute, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK) Associated Scientists: Dr. George M. Blackburn (Krebs Institute, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK) and Dr. Jon Waltho (Krebs Institute, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK and Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, Manchester, M1 7DN, UK)

Keto-Enol

Excited States via Coupled Cluster Fragmentation to Solve Keto/Enol Tautomerization Ratios of Artificial DNA (June 2015)

Research made possible by:  High Performance Systems (HPS), Scientific Applications and Performance Tuning (SciAPT; Big Red II supercomputer

Project Leads: PI: Dr. Nigel Richards (Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA) Lead: Dr. Robert Molt Jr. (Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA) and Dr. Jason Byrd (Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611)

Operation IceBridge enables more context about global climate

Operation IceBridge enables more context about global climate  (May 2015)

Research made possible by:  Campus Bridging and Research Infrastructure (CBRI); Forward Observer

Project Leads: Field Cyberinfrastructure PI: Richard J. Knepper

Funded in-part by:  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (USA) (NASA), award FY2013-070

Transcript Reconstruction Performance

Improved Transcriptome Reconstruction with HPC and Trinity (April 2015)

Research made possible by:  Karst supercomputer, Mason supercomputer, Data Capacitor II

Project Leads: Robert Henschel

Funded in-part by:  National Institute of Health (NIH), award 5820281-5500000615

Morphological variation in the pre-cloacal vertebral column of limbed lizards and snakes.

IU's Cyberinfrastructure - Unlocking the secrets of vertebrate evolution (February 2015)

Research made possible by: Quarry supercomputer

Project Leads: P. David Polly, professor of geological sciences at Indiana University
and Jason J. Head, assistant professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Funded in-part by:  National Science Foundation, award EAR-1338298

Screenshot showing Search and Image Explorer in EMC-SCA

One Degree Imager - Pipeline Portal and Archive (ODI-PPA) (January 2015)

Research made possible by: Big Red II, Karst, Scholarly Data Archive, Data Capacitor

Project Leads: Arvind Gopu, UITS Research Technologies

Research Storage, High Performance File Systems, High Performance Computing, Scientific Application and Performance Tuning, UITS Research Technologies

Screenshot showing Search and Image Explorer in EMC-SCA

IU Electron Microscopy Center - Scalable Compute Archive (January 2015)

Research made possible by: Big Red II, Karst, Scholarly Data Archive, Data Capacitor

Project Leads: Arvind Gopu, UITS Research Technologies

Research Storage, High Performance File Systems, High Performance Computing, Scientific Application and Performance Tuning, UITS Research Technologies

Photo of a bird skull from a 2012 project that had to be printed elsewhere. This object can now be printed locally at IU.

AVL Collaborators have a new option for local digital object fabrication (January 2015)

Research made possible by:  UITS Research Technologies' Advanced Visualization Lab, Visualization and Analytics

Project Leads: Michael Boyles & Jeff Rogers, UITS Research Technologies, Herron School of Art and Design

Strolling through the woods in VR

Supporting Fine Arts Classes in Creating VR with Unity (January 2015)

Research made possible by:  UITS Research Technologies' Advanced Visualization Lab, Visualization and Analytics

Project Leads: Ed Dambik, UITS Research Technologies

 

IU Cinema

Supporting the IU Cinema through creation of digital cinema packages of the feature film AMADEUS (January 2015)

Research made possible by:  UITS Research Technologies' Advanced Visualization Lab

Project Lead: Chris Eller, Advanced Visualization Lab, Research Technologies, Indiana University

Dynamical Evolution of Globular Star Clusters

Dynamical Evolution of Globular Star Clusters (January 2015)

Project Leads: Bill Sherman, Advanced Visualization Lab, UITS Research Technologies , Indiana University

SHA1 Bar Graph

Visualizing Public Key Certificates (January 2015)

Project Leads: Dave Reagan, Advanced Visualization Laboratory, UITS Research Technologies

Ubring Change Icon

Advanced Biomedical IT Core develops integrated survey and participation management for pioneering student awareness campaign (January 2015)

Project Leads: Andrew Arenson, Advanced Biomedical IT Core, UITS Research Technologies

Prototype for shoulder replacement surgery

Glenoid Guide for Shoulder Replacement Surgery (January 2015)

Project Leads: Jeff Rogers, Advanced Visualization Laboratory, UITS Research Technologies

HTRC Web Traffic Visualization

SC14 HathiTrust Research Center Visualizations (January 2015)

Project Leads: Dave Reagan and Patrick Beard, Advanced Visualization Laboratory, UITS Research Technologies

Rendering of 3d dental model

Dental 3D Printing (January 2015)

Project Leads: Jeff Rogers, Advanced Visualization Laboratory, UITS Research Technologies

SC14 Booth

Visualizations of the TOP500 List (January 2015)

Project Leads: Vinay Rajagopalan and David Reagan, Advanced Visualization Laboratory, UITS Research Technologies

Neutron star interior simulation

Waffle-shaped Nuclear Matter May Lie Deep Inside Neutron Stars (October 2014)

Project Leads: Vinay Rajagopalan and David Reagan, Advanced Visualization Laboratory, UITS Research Technologies

Weam Zaky Working in the Lab Thumbnail Host-endosymbiont Relationships between Filarial Nematode and Wolbachia (October 2014)
Blast Performance Graph Thumbnail BLAST on the Open Science Grid provides a time-saving alternative (October 2014)
World Cup SOS Thumbnail The FIFA 2014 World Cup: Creating an engaging global event experience around the Science on a Sphere (July 2014)
Ci Presentation Video Living cyberinfrastructures and their impact on scientific research (June 2014)
Book translation visualization - SOS Beyond Science: Digital Arts and Humanities Uses for Science on a Sphere (June 2014)
Attendees gathered around IQ-Tilt IU-Developed Massive Alternate Reality Game Showcased at 2014 Indy PopCon (June 2014)
AMID Graduation Spring 2014 Department of Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design Spring 2014 Senior Graduation Celebration at the CIB (May 2014)
Supporting IUB Fine Art Classes (May 2014)
Processing video files Helping Students Create Digital Cinema Packages (May 2014)
Spring 2014 Capstone VR Viewer Support for IUPUI Informatics Student Capstones Spring 2014 (May 2014)
Reaching Rig Thumbnail Professor Block’s Reaching Study (April 2014)
AVL Winter Olympics Map Mapping the Winter Olympics with Science On a Sphere (April 2014)
Oculus Rift class session D201 3D Modeling Digital Fabrication Project VR Showcase (April 2014)
Whole Genome Sequencing Pipeline Thumbnail Whole Genome Sequencing (March 2014)
National Biomedical CI Thumbnail Leveraging the national cyberinfrastructure for biomedical research (March 2014)
Loblolly Pines Thumbnail Contributing to the Annotation of the Loblolly Pine Genome (March 2014)
Protonomics Site Thumbnail Support for the Consortium for Top Down Proteomics (March 2014)
Fruit Fly Thumbnail IU’s IT Resources Help Uncover New Complexity in Fruit Fly (March 2014)
Hardwired Art Thumbnail Making Art Sculptures Talk in Music (March 2014)
CT Scan Thumbnail Traumatic Brain Injury Registry (March 2014)
TOGAF Thumbnail Enterprise Architecture for Indiana University File Storage (February 2014)
On the Road Thumbnail The Digital Scroll: Jack Kerouac’s On the Road Manuscript (February 2014)
LDEO Thumbnail NCGAS assists Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Exploring Phytoplankton use of Nitrogen and Phosphorus (February 2014)
BLAST Thumbnail BLAST on the Open Science Grid (February 2014)
SASS App Thumbnail Blood Biomarkers for Mood Disorders (February 2014)
Virtual Worlds Class Display Empowering Students with new Virtual Reality (VR) Software (December 2013)
Herron Artwork Supporting workflows towards digital fabrication for Herron students (December 2013)
P22 Structure Nanoreactors for Renewable Energy Resource Generation and Environmental Remediation (December 2013)
CCMV Virus Rewriting the Laws of Physics for Nanoworld (December 2013)
HPV Structure Antiviral Nanoparticle Vaccines (December 2013)
Collecting Data in Antarctica Cyberinfrastructure Enables Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (December 2013)
Daphnia Water Flea Population Genomic Theory (December 2013)
AVL IUS Imaging Exploiting HPC Resources for the 3D-Time Series Analysis of Caries Lesion Activity (November 2013)
OSG SPLInter SPLInter Molecular Interaction Prediction Tool on the Open Science Grid (November 2013)
CIFASD Imaging CIFASD – 3D Imaging Core (October 2013)
UltraScan-III A Scientific Gateway for the hydrodynamic analysis of macromolecules with UltraScan (October 2013)
3d Greenland Ice Canyon Operation IceBridge discovers massive canyon under Greenland Ice Sheet (September 2013)
Blood markers Discovery and Validation of Blood Biomarkers for Suicidality (September 2013)
Cook Science on a Sphere Cook Medical Data On a Sphere (June 2013)
Science on a Sphere Atmospheric Science On a Sphere (June 2013)
Visualizations of Nuclear Pasta (May 2013)
Visualizations of Globular Star Clusters (May 2013)
Water tight bird skull Preparing and prototyping a bird skull for analysis (February 2013)
Preparing Cinema Packages Preparing Digital Cinema Packages for visiting filmmaker Werner Herzog (February 2013)
IQ Table Interactive Menu Consulting and Prototyping (February 2013)
DES Realizing the Universe for the Dark Energy Survey (DES) Using XSEDE Support (April 2012)
DC WAN The Data Superconductor: Demonstrating 100Gb WAN Lustre Storage Using OpenFlow Enabled Traffic Engineering (January 2012) 
Workflow Extended Collaborative Support to optimize codes and build Science Gateway workflow infrastructure for Dark Energy Survey Simulation Working Group (January 2012)
 HiDef Enabling High-Definition Stereoscopic Video Production (November 2011)
 Gateway Developing an Astronomy Science Gateway and Archive for the One Degree Imager (ODI) Instrument (October 2011)
 OGCE OGCE: Open Gateway Computing Environments (August 2011)
 Alfresco Alfresco Share: Multi-institutional online file sharing (August 2011)
 Scripts From palm leaves to pixels: TeraGrid s Data Capacitor supports digital preservation of ancient Hindu manuscripts
Alzheimers1  New light: Learning about Alzheimer's disease
 Alzheimers2 Looking for light: TeraGrid resources enable new understanding of Alzheimer's disease
PolarGrid1  Polar Grid: Equipment deployed to Greenland and Antarctica to support polar field research
 PolarGrid2 IU Data Capacitor supports polar science research
 EVIA EVIA: Data Capacitor and Lustre-WAN support ethnomusicology research
 Weather Weather forecasting: Data Capacitor LEADs to faster-than-real-time weather forecasting