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Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC)


The CHPC provides access to High Performance Computing resources and the expertise necessary to tackle any computationally intensive scientific project. CHPC offers the following services:

  • Access to a professionally managed High Performance Computing System (1856 high speed processors configured in both a distribute processing cluster and 7 high capacity, large memory symmetric multiprocessing units, 10 TB of memory, and 9 TB of internal high speed shared storage);
  • Access to additional leased storage space is available which entitles the user to access 44TB of additional high speed temporary storage;
  • Access to over 70 pre-installed software packages that support molecular modeling, genomic analysis, advanced imaging, statistics and mathematical analysis (link to the software page);
  • Access to software development tools including all common MPI libraries;
  • Support for user access and the ability to request new software be added to the system;
  • Consultation with CHPC staff on parallel computing and software optimization;
  • Easy access to parallel computing through MATLAB, based on a 256-worker license for the MATLAB Distributed Computing Server and the MATLAB Parallel Computing Toolbox.