UW Information Technology


January 12, 2022

New Big Data class gets high marks from students

When it comes to understanding data-intensive computing, nothing beats a hands-on learning experience with real tools.

March 22, 2021

The UW’s supercomputer is updated for more speed, GPU capability

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UW-IT continues to enhance Hyak, the University’s supercomputer, to ensure it best serves ever-growing faculty and student research needs. Upgrades include a new hardware infrastructure now underway, and recent expansions in GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) capacity.

February 3, 2020

New NSF funding for DO-IT Center to help neurodiverse learners

The DO-IT Center has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a new four-year, $1.5 million project called Developing and Testing Innovations: Neuroscience for Neurodiverse Learners.

September 23, 2019

New UW Data Collaborative seeks to bring latest computing tools and data to researchers

In a highly collaborative institution such as the UW, where cutting-edge research performed by multidisciplinary teams is now the norm, confining data to a single cold room, and to a single investigator, limits its utility. The UW Data Collective has found a better way to share data and foster collaboration.

July 30, 2019

New portal takes you deep within the ocean’s hidden world

A new website is helping UW students apply what they have learned in a textbook to what’s actually happening in one of the most biologically productive areas of the ocean.