Research Computing Impact

Community Cluster Statistics

Investor Partners192
Active Users1200
Purdue Campuses3
Academic Departments38
CPU Hours delivered in 2015251 Million

Top 500 Rankings

SystemInitial Ranking
Steele#105 (2008)
Coates#102 (2009)
Rossmann#126 (2010)
Hansen#150 (est - 2011)
Carter#54 (2012)
Conte#28 (2013)
Rice#166 (2015)

Top 500 Rankings Over Time


Top 500 graph

Campus-focused, non-national or regional center facilites.

US Academic Institution HPC Capacity Rankings

InstitutionTeraflops
Purdue1570
Rensselaer Polytechnic894
Stanford781
Texas A&M694
Clemson630
Indiana597
USC532
Minnesota474
Mississippi State463
UNLV194

Partners by Community Cluster

Steele18 Departments
62 Faculty
Coates25 Departments
81 Faculty
Rossmann16 Departments
36 Faculty
Hansen11 Departments
22 Faculty
Carter26 Departments
60 Faculty
Conte27 Departments
67 Faculty
Rice20 Departments
64 Faculty

Research groups using any research computing service.

Research Computing Groups, by Academic College

CollegeNumber of
Research Groups
Agriculture74
Engineering188
Science221
Education2
Liberal Arts7
Management20
Pharmacy6
Polytechnic14
Health and Human Sciences22
Veterinary Medicine1

Community Cluster Investment by Academic Department

DepartmentNumber of cores
Electrical and Computer Engineering10908
CMS Tier210708
Mechanical Engineering8736
Aeronautics and Astronautics7324
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences4940
Chemistry2368
Nuclear Engineering19966
Materials Engineering1804
Biological Sciences1340
Chemical Engineering1244
Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology1120
Physics948
Statistics740
Mathematics720
Agricultural and Biological Engineering648
Biomedical Engineering640
Civil Engineering432
Bioinformatics Core416
Computer and Information Technology408
Computer Science400
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy384
Commercial Partners304
Agronomy340
Forestry and Natural Resources140
Cancer Center96
Health Sciences48
Horticulture and Landscape Architecture48
Industrial Engineering48
Brian Lamb School of Communication40
Animal Sciences20
Computer Graphics Technology32
Management24
Biochemistry20
Botany and Plat Pathology20
Agricultural Economics16
Entomology16

Data Statistics

Data in Fortress Archive4.49 PB
Total Scratch Capacity5.1 PB
Total Data Depot Capacity2.5 PB
Research Data Depot Storage Purchased600 TB
Research Labs Partnering in Research Data Depot264
Data Transferred via Globus in 2015211 TB
Unique Users Transferring Data via Globus in 201543

Research Funding for HPC Faculty

Research awards chart 2015








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