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Welcome to High Performance Computing (HPC) System at Case Western Reserve University
High Performance Computing service at CWRU provides a stable high performance computing environment in support of research at the university.  Services include provisioning account access to our computational resources, assistance in optimizing use of those resources, and providing answers to questions about use of the resources.  We are also available to assist in pre-award activities related to budgeting for use of HPC resources and services and in post-award involvement in research activities. Please contact us at .This website provides more information about the cluster and guidance on installed software to run jobs efficiently. Please acknowledge HPC in your HPC-Assisted research works as showed:
"This work made use of the High Performance Computing Resource in the Core Facility for Advanced Research Computing at Case Western Reserve University."

Requesting HPC Access for the first time or Adding/Deleting Cluster users from your group?
Simply click this online form and proceed (only faculty sponsors have access). Please view HPC access policy approved by the Advisory Committee on Research Computing.

User Support & Guide
Now, you have HPC account, what's next? The guide "User Support" helps you to get started with running sample jobs in the cluster to get the feel of it. It also provides you links to cater to your specific needs. HPC FAQ tries to resolve not only issues that you encounter while running your jobs but also answers your other HPC-related queries. 

Recent News

  • Schrödinger Workshop at University of California, San Francisco If you are interested in the workshop register at
    Posted Jul 1, 2014, 7:53 AM by Sanjaya Gajurel
  • Matlab Coder available at CWRU Matlab Coder is now available for a CWRU user, including in the HPC cluster. Matlab coder is a very useful tool to convert your Matlab code to a C/C ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2014, 1:30 PM by Hadrian Djohari
  • MitoSeek in HPC Mitoseek-1.2 has been Installed in HPC system. Follow the Mitoseek Guide.MitoSeek is an open-source software tool to reliably and easily extract mitochondrial genome information from exome ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2014, 12:17 PM by Sanjaya Gajurel
  • Request to Acknowledge HPC in your Research Work We would like to thank those of you who have visited us during the Research Showcase. We also had visitors with the media that we displayed on our big 4 ...
    Posted Apr 24, 2014, 7:18 AM by Sanjaya Gajurel
  • Research Computing BOOTH 629 (Research ShowCase 2014) Please stop by at our booth in 629 on April 18, 2014.Research Computing consists of these following services:- HPC- Visualization- Research Database- Research Data Management- Research CollaborationExperience the ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2014, 2:18 PM by Sanjaya Gajurel
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Apply Here..

Faculty may use this online page to request a cluster account. Existing faculty users may use the same page to manage their users. Please note that the link, at present, is only accessible to the faculty. Prospective student/staff users are advised to consult their advisor for an account on the cluster.
For more information or issues regarding using the online system, write to:

Cluster Highlights

* Managed by xCAT
* 250 compute servers
* Almost 3000 processors
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
* Job submission: Torque and Moab
* Compilers: gnu, Intel, and PGI
* Apps: Matlab, Mathematica, NAMD, Gromacs, Gaussian, LAMMPS, Schrodinger, Ansys and so on. Refer to Software Guide