Novel Scalable Software Helps In Silico Discovery of Materials for Energy

Monday, September 28, 2015

Software that greatly improves the accuracy and efficiency of calculations of materials' properties from basic quantum principles has been released by scientists at the University of Chicago and the US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory.

UChicago researchers co-led experiments that produced glass with an organized molecular structure, a material previously thought to be entirely amorphous and random. Copyright Wokandapix

Molecular Scientists Unexpectedly Produce New Type of Glass

Friday, August 14, 2015

 “Randomness is almost the defining feature of glasses. At least we used to think so." 

Chris Eidsmoe. Photo courtesy RCC.

Staff Comes Together for Demo Day

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Research Computing Center’s staff gathered for the inaugural RCC Student Demo Day, a chance for everyone to come together and learn about the projects RCC’s student workers are spending their summer on.

Jeffrey Heer. Courtesy Research Computing Center.

Better Living through Data Visualization

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Visualizations are interesting from an intellectual point of view, but they can have serious real-world consequences.

Miriah Meyer, assistant professor at the School of Computing of the University of Utah

Not Just Seeing, but Understanding, Too

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Data visualization doesn’t have to be limited to time-tested tools like bar charts and scatter plots.