The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has announced an opportunity for researchers to become early users of Bridges-2, the newest generation of PSC’s Bridges supercomputer computational research platform.
Funded by a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Bridges pioneered research that united high-performance computing, artificial intelligence and big data in familiar software and computing environments for both traditional and non-traditional users. Bridges-2 will integrate new technologies for high-performance computing, machine learning and data analysis in formats to maximize productivity and ease of use. The 30-day Bridges-2 Early User Program will allow researchers to optimize and fine-tune their research applications and explore the resources of Bridges-2.
Researchers in the program will be able to:
- Consult the Bridges-2 user guide
- Access advanced user support
- Access commonly used software packages and datasets
PSC welcomes all interested researchers from computational disciplines, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, data intensive applications, and non-traditional computational researchers. Applicants must be researchers or educators at a U.S. academic or nonprofit institution, and a faculty member or postdoc must serve as the principal investigator.
Applications to the program are accepted through Oct. 30, 2020. There is no cost for the Early User Program.