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Purdue research computing resources rank near top nationally
In modern science and engineering, as in college football, sometimes the bigger your lineup, the more you win. Winning in research — making discoveries — requires massive amounts of computing capacity. In this area, Purdue has one of the best front lines in the nation.
A recent ranking of the largest supercomputers in the world listed two Purdue supercomputers, the ITaP-operated Rossmann and Coates clusters, as being in the world's top 150 most powerful machines.
Purdue researchers waste no time in putting Rossmann supercomputer to work
Purdue researchers like statistics Professor Hyonho Chun, who does calculations thousands of times for each of thousands of genes, have already logged 7 million computing hours on Purdue's new Rossmann cluster, which ITaP brought online in September.
Peer-review technology helps STEM students improve writing
Faculty members teaching up to 800 students per semester are using technology to help them grade thousands of writing assignments per semester. The grading system is Calibrated Peer Review, or CPR.
ITaP supports faculty’s research on instructional technology
When ITaP funded faculty projects studying new technologies in instruction, it paid off for undergraduate students. Analyzing the effectiveness of audience-response technology in learning introductory physics and creating international student collaborative teams to learn about educational technology are just two of the projects ITaP supported through faculty grants.
GoldAnswers offers tips and tutorials for myMail access and more via smartphone
ITaP's GoldAnswers — a Purdue-specific knowledge base — assists the Purdue community with tips and tutorials on maximizing mobile communications via smartphones on all operating systems.