The Pittsburgh Supercomputing
Center (PSC) is an effort of Carnegie Mellon University
), The University of Pittsburgh
), and the Westinghouse Electric Company
. The PSC was established in 1986, and is supported by private industry, Federal agencies, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
The mission statements of the PSC are (directly from website):
Enable solutions to important problems in Science and Engineering by providing leading-edge computational resources to the national community
Advance computational science, computational techniques and the National Information Infrastructure
Educate researchers in high performance techniques and their utility
Assist the private sector in exploiting high performance computing for their competitive advantage
The PSC has partnerships with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), West Virginia University (WVU) and the West Virginia Governor's Office of Technology. Together, these institutions create the Supercomputing Science Consortium (SC)2. the PSC also partners with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to offer grants of free supercomputing time to researchers in Pennsylvania.
PSC's contact information is:
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
4400 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
More information about the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center can be located at http://www.psc.edu.