Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) operates all centrally-maintained research computing resources at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. ITaP's research computing division operated under the name the Rosen Center for Advanced Computing (RCAC) for many years in memory of Saul Rosen, who served as director of Purdue's Computing Center from 1968 to 1987 and who helped to establish Purdue as a pioneering academic institution in high-performance computing. You can learn more about him in an ITaP biography of Saul Rosen.
ITaP Research Computing provides advanced computational resources and services to support Purdue faculty and staff researchers. We also conduct our own research and development to enhance the capabilities of these resources.
ITaP Research Computing provides access to leading-edge computational and data storage systems as well as expertise in a broad range of high-performance computing activities. To fulfill our mission, we:
You can also learn more about what we do by watching a short online presentation about us.
The Purdue Research Computing CI Plan is available for use as a facilities reference in grant submissions.