2006 Launches NWICG
The Northwest Indiana Computational Grid (NWICG) will be operational in January 2006. The NWICG is a fiber optic network that will connect Purdue's West Lafayette campus, Purdue-Calumet in Hammond and Notre Dame in South Bend. The grid will also include connection to Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago and other U.S. government research facilities.
Purdue Computer Science Professor Chris Hoffmann said the NWICG will raise the bar of computational capability in Indiana. "We want to be known as the place that has this expertise."
To read about the Northwest Indiana Computational Grid read the Purdue Computer Science news article about the NWICG published in November.
This story was also published on Supercomputing Online, HPCWire, the Indianapolis Star, and the Lafayette Journal and Courier. Read a copy of the 12/16/2005 Lafayette Journal & Courier article (PDF) about the NWICG.