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CyberGIS: infrastructure for massive geospatial data, processes

  • 02/04/2015

A consortium of government, academic and private-sector partners has come together to build the National CyberGIS Facility at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. With funding from the National Science Foundation, the group aims to build a high-performance computing system optimized to handle geospatial data.

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Name the new CyberGIS supercomputer!

  • 01/05/2015

The construction of the National CyberGIS Facility is under way, and our new supercomputer needs a name!

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NSF awards $1.5 million to Illinois-led team for achieving scalable spatial data synthesis

  • 12/04/2014

The National Science Foundation has awarded a Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBS) grant of $1.5 million over three years to a team led by Shaowen Wang to create scalable capabilities for synthesizing spatial big data.

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Fostering geospatial discovery and innovation through a national CyberGIS facility

  • 10/17/2014

The CyberGIS Center receives a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant from the NSF to build a high-performance computing system optimized to deal with geospatial data.

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Seventeen new CyberGIS Fellows to promote cyberGIS education

  • 08/18/2014

The CyberGIS Fellows will hold visiting appointments at the CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and will have opportunities to develop collaborations with these two interdisciplinary programs.

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