A consortium of over sixty universities, SURA operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility for the U.S. Department of Energy through Jefferson Science Associates – a SURA/Computer Sciences Corporation joint venture. It also operates the SURA Residence Facility, accommodating national and international researchers who use JLab’s unique facilities. SURA collaborates with its members, government agencies, and researchers to advance information technology, and facilitate better understanding of coastal/ ocean and environmental phenomena that impact our lives.
To learn more, visit the SURAgrid website.
SURAgrid has over 32 TeraFlops of computational resources. Applications can be run in Linux, AIX, Solaris and other environments. See SURAgrid portal.
IS&T has worked with various Georgia State researchers to run Monte Carlo simulations of high-energy muon particles or conduct virtual screening of compounds for drug design.
SURAgrid applications (run by SURA researchers on SURAgrid resources that include Georgia State’s IBM Cluster 1350) include hurricane storm surge modeling (SURA SCOOP program, WaveWatch3), ocean climate modeling (University of Delaware, CAM3), and in silico modeling (Virginia Commonwealth University, Virtual Parasite).
Georgia State is a World Community Grid Partner.
Contact the Help Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 413-HELP (4357) for assistance in using SURAgrid for your applications.