Parallel & Distributed Labs and Supercomputing Centers

This list consists of the links to several parallel & distributed laboratories and supercomputing centers operated by different universities and organizations. You may find many interesting resources related to parallel & distributed systems, parallel programming, researches, applications, etc. Items are listed in random order.

No. Laboratory / Center Description
1 The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) NCSA, located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, provides powerful computers and expert support that help thousands of scientists and engineers across the country improve our world.
 2 Minnesota Supercomputing Institute for Advanced Computational Research (MSI) MSI is an interdisciplinary research program spanning all colleges of the University of Minnesota. The Institute provides supercomputing resources and user support to faculty and their research groups.
3 The Parallel Computing Laboratory (Par Lab) The Par Lab is at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, College of Engineering, UC Berkeley. The primary funding for the Par Lab is from Intel and Microsoft.
4 Universal Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC) UPCRC Illinois is a joint research effort of the Illinois Department of Computer Science and the Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with funding from corporate partners Microsoft and Intel.
5 Pervasive Parallelism Laboratory Pervasive Parallelism Laboratory is located at Stanford University. The goal of Stanford's new Pervasive Parallelism Laboratory is to develop the parallel computing platform for the year 2012
6 Parallel & Distributed  Systems Lab This lab is at Department of Computer Science, Purdue University 
7 The Parallel and Distributed Systems Laboratory The Parallel and Distributed Systems Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin
8 Parallel Programming Laboratory The lab is at Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Their goal is to develop technology that improves performance of parallel applications while also improving programmer productivity
9 The Parallel Architecture Research Laboratory (PARL) The Parallel Architecture Research Laboratory is at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Science, Clemson University. Its mission is to enable the use of advanced high performance computing (HPC) systems including parallel and distributed systems by science and engineering researchers and professionals that are not in HPC
10 Parallel Data Lab The Parallel Data Lab at Department Electrical & Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University is academia's premiere storage systems research center
11 Laboratory for Parallel Computation The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) Laboratory for Parallel Computation was established in 1985 to support research in massively parallel systems, architectures, and algorithms
12 National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center NERSC is the flagship high performance scientific computing facility for research sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. NERSC, a national facility located at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is a world leader in providing resources and services that accelerate scientific discovery through computation.
13 Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) The Leadership Computing Facility Division operates the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility — the ALCF — as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) effort to provide leadership-class computing resources to the scientific community. The mission of the ALCF is to accelerate major scientific discoveries and engineering breakthroughs for humanity by designing and providing world-leading computing facilities in partnership with the computational science community.