Roar is the supercomputing system ICDS manages and operates for the Penn State research community. Thousands of researchers, from undergraduate students to distinguished faculty, use Roar each year for cutting-edge work. Below is a small selection of published, peer-reviewed research that used Roar resources.
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Note: Prior to fall 2020, Roar was known as ICDS-ACI, or the Institute for Computational and Data Sciences Advanced CyberInfrastructure.
Project-Based Learning’s Impact on AP Exam Performance
Research conducted by Anna Rosefsky Saavedra, Kari Lock Morgan, Ying Liu, Marshall W. Garland, Amie Rapaport, Alyssa Hu, Danial Hoepfner, Shira Korn Haderlein and published in Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis.
Safe and Efficient Boost for Accelerated Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Research conducted by Jianming Cui, Kristen A. Fichthorn and published in The Journal of Chemical Physics.
Building a Rapid, Low-Cost Virus Test
Research conducted by Derrick Butler, Aida Ebrahimi and published in Biosensors and Bioelectronics.
Testing gravitational waveform models using angular momentum
Research conducted by Neev Khera, Abhay Ashtekar and Badri Krishnan and published in PHYSICAL REVIEW D.
Commuting Patterns Affected Spread, Death Rates of COVID-19
Research conducted by Christopher Seto, Aria Khademi, Corina Graif, Vasant G. Honavar and published in Population Association of America Annual Meeting.
‘Sharpening’ computer models may improve weather predictions
Research conducted by Aaron Wang, Ying Pan, Paul M. Markowski and published in Journal of Atmospheric Sciences.
New models may better predict promising compounds for photovoltaics
Research conducted by Saeed S. I. Almishal, Ola Rashwan and published in Royal Society of Chemistry.
The structural variants in cacao genomes may offer clues about...
Research conducted by Tuomas Hämäläa, Eric K. Wafulab, Mark J. Guiltinanc, Paula E. Ralpha, Claude W. dePamphilis and Peter Tiffin and published in PNAS.
Supply chain diversity buffers cities against food shocks
Research conducted by Alfonso Mejia, Michael Gomez, Benjamin Ruddell, Richard Rushforth and published in Nature.