Research Computing Overview
University Information Technology Services offers several research computing services co-funded by the Office of Research, Discovery and Innovation (RDI) and available to all members of the UA campus community. These include high performance computing and storage available at no charge in the Research Data Center and server housing space available in the Research Colocation Data Center. In addition, free software, tools, and consulting are available for research computing, data visualization, and statistics. These services are overseen by the Research Computing Governance Committee.
- Other helpful links for UA researchers include
- InCommon Federation Partner Login Instructions for using NetID to log in to Research.gov and other partner sites.
- Research Gateway provides information on Development, Adminstration, Compliance and Resources.
- Core Facilities — Research, Discovery & Innovation oversees many shared research facilities. This extensive offering provides faculty, scientists and students with access to not only to the latest instrumentation, but also to experienced staff with expertise in designing and conducting experiments and analyzing data. In addition to high-quality scientific services, many of these facilities also offer training and education.
- Cyverse, national cyberinfrastructure for life sciences research.
- Data Management Resources is the University Libraries' center for information to support federal agency data management requirements.
Jeremy Frumkin Appointed to Executive Director, Research Technologies
It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Jeremy Frumkin as executive director of Research Technologies at University Information Technology Services (UITS). Effective May 22, Jeremy will join the UITS executive leadership team and report to me in my position of vice president for Information Strategy and University Libraries.
Black Hole, Antarctic Sea Temps No Problem for UA Computers
The Arizona Daily Star recently published an article highlighting the computing systems available in the Research Data Center and the science that is accomplished with these resources.
Computational Research at the University of Arizona
UA researchers rely on high-performance computer resources to process the vast amounts of data they are examining. Watch this video to learn more about the kinds of questions three UA researchers are answering with their work and how the UA Research Data Center helps them.