nanoHUB.org Serving Over 120,000 Users Worldwide: It's First Cyber-Environment Assessment

Krishna P.C. Madhavan, Purdue University - Main Campus
Diane Beaudoin, Purdue University - Main Campus
Swaroop Shivarajapura, Purdue University - Main Campus
George B. Adams III, Purdue University - Main Campus
Gerhard Klimeck, Purdue University - Main Campus

Date of this Version

2010

Comments

Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 2010 10th IEEE Conference, Seoul Korea, Aug. 17-20, 2010

Abstract

nanoHUB.org is a major engineering cyber- environment that annually supports over 120,000 users with online simulation and more. Over 8,500 nanoscale engineering and science researchers, educators, and learners run over 340,000 simulations with over 170 simulation tools annually. These tools allows them to transparently and interactively leverage a range of computational resources ranging from small jobs to massive simulations that execute on the Teragrid or the Open Science Grid (OSG). In this paper, we provide some background into the working of nanoHUB as a virtual organization and a cyber- environment and describe its growth pattern focusing on the mechanisms that allow the formation of a community around it.

Discipline(s)

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

 

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