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Research Computing for UNC-Chapel Hill is developed, supported and maintained by the ITS Research Computing group. ITS Research Computing aims to provide a world-class computing infrastructure as well as other technology tools and capabilities to support the research needs of University faculty and staff. Our goal is to provide a state-of-the-art environment that will support the highest level of multidisciplinary research and help UNC-Chapel Hill become the premier research university in the U.S.

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Alexander Murph

Why researcher Alexander Murph relies on the Longleaf cluster

Posted 4 weeks ago

Customer Case Study Alexander Murph (who goes by “Murph”) is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate, working under Jan Hannig, in the Department of Statistics and Operations Research (STOR) at UNC-Chapel Hill. Murph started using Longleaf in early 2020 when beginning work … Continued

stack of three patron nodes

Research Computing’s supercomputer Longleaf aids UNCG researchers

Posted 5 months ago

Research Computing’s supercomputer Longleaf is now benefiting outside researchers in addition to those at UNC-Chapel Hill. Two separate UNC-Greensboro researchers with high computational needs are availing themselves of this specialized, powerful platform that is not common outside of a flagship … Continued

Alberto Vargas and Juan Carlos Caro

Researcher Juan Carlos Caro relies on Research Computing

Posted 2 years ago

Customer Case Study Juan Carlos Caro is a UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral candidate through the Health Policy Management Department of the Gillings School of Public Health. Caro became a client of ITS Research Computing while working on his doctoral dissertation. The Client While conducting his dissertation research, Caro collaborated … Continued

Mike Barker

Michael Barker named Vice Chancellor for IT and CIO

Posted 2 years ago

J. Michael Barker was selected as UNC-Chapel Hill’s Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, effective February 1. Barker served as Interim Vice Chancellor for one year — from January 2019 through January 31, 2020. He has served … Continued