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.
‘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 help better predict how promising compounds are...
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.
Understanding emotional triggers for smoking, vaping may lead to better...
Research conducted by Runze Li, Eberly Family Chair in Statistics and professor of Public Health Sciences and published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Model for acid-tolerant yeast helps guide industrial organic acid production
Research conducted by Costas Maranas and published in Metabolic Engineering Communications.
High-Performance Computing for the Birds: DNA Sequencing Traces Macaw’s Origins
Research conducted by Richard George and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
HPC-Powered Computer Simulations May Place Safer, Less Expensive Vehicles on...
Research conducted by Adri van Duin, Małgorzata Kowalik and published in Science Advances.
Making the financial system fairer for minorities with data science
Research conducted by Brent Ambrose and published in Singapore Management University’s Conference on Urban and Regional Economics.