SKIP TO PAGE CONTENT
Computational Facilities
HPC comes to WTAMU
WTAMU welcomes its first scientific and enginnering computational cluster on campus. This 15 node cluster is supported by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant and is aimed towards meeting much needed research and educational needs on campus.
wtamu-hpc

High Performance Computing

The data center at WTAMU now houses a recently acquired DELL high-performance compute cluster (NSF CC* GROWTH, #2018841) with 13 computational nodes, and 1 head node and 1 login node. Each computational node is equipped with 2x 32-core AMD EPYC processors. Three of the computational nodes are also equipped with 2x NVIDIA TESLA V100s GPUs. The cluster is designed to permit traditional MPI-based computation (molecular dynamics, fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, quantum chemistry) on 10 compute nodes and GPU-based computation (machine learning, data science, gpu-accelerated applications) on the remaining 3 compute nodes. All the nodes are connected by a high speed Mellanox Infiniband switch.

The major goals of the project are:

  • Develop cyberinfrastructure (CI, equipment and personnel) for computational and AI research for campus researchers.
  • Provide HPC computational resources for students to meet STEM educational goals.
  • Develop courses/course components that can harness CI facilities and spearhead CI workforce development.
  • Develop research programs and publish work that can capitalize on CI resources.
  • Share computational resources nationally across institutions and contribute to national cyberinfrastructure.

This cluster is open for use for all WTAMU faculty, students and staff. Investigators interested in gaining access to the cluster for research and faculty interested in utilizing the cluster for course-work can use the form here: Apply for cluster Access

For any questions, please contact Dr. Anirban Pal (Principal Investigator) at apal@wtamu.edu.