Resources for Researchers

The Institute for Computational and Data Sciences supports Penn State researchers with a variety of resources. Browse this page to

  • Learn about funding opportunities
  • Access national high-performance computing resources
  • Find conferences and workshops to hone your computational skills
  • Get help writing your proposals
  • Credit ICDS for support received

We also want to hear from you. Please share your successes–grants received, papers accepted, honors conferred—so we can spread the news.  [Button to go to the “Share Your Success” form]

ICDS Funding Opportunities

ICDS provides support for new research projects through the ICDS Seed Grant Program and the ICDS Explore Program. Learn more about these opportunities here.

External Funding Opportunities

Looking for funding from federal agencies, corporations, foundations, or other sources? Check out our list of upcoming cyberscience-related opportunities.

External High-Performance Computing Resources

You are always welcome to use Penn State’s own high-performance research cloud, the Roar supercomputer. But if you need more, check here for opportunities for time on other supercomputing systems.

Proposal-Writing Resources

Need help with your proposal? Request writing and editing help from the ICDS communications team. You’ll also find text for describing ICDS-ACI in your facilities and equipment documents.

Share your Success

Published an article? Received an award or grant? We’d love to know about your successes and accomplishments, and to share them with the ICDS community.

Citing and Crediting ICDS

If you use ICDS resources for your research, we ask that you give appropriate credit. Find language for crediting ICDS in your publications, presentations, and websites.