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UAB secures more research funding every year than all other universities in Alabama combined, bringing high-impact innovations as well as jobs and a tremendous economic benefit to Birmingham, Alabama and beyond. UAB also houses Alabama’s fastest high-performance computer, which supports more than 1,000 researchers with research portfolios in excess of $125 million annually. These researchers are intent on changing the world

Cheaha Supercomputer

Cheaha Supercomputer

UAB’s high performance supercomputer. Learn how it can help you and get started.

Featured Research

Featured Research

Learn how researchers at UAB save lives and propel their results.

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Helpful Resources

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UAB IT Research Computing provides comprehensive support for researchers that use Cheaha, develop and maintain the cluster, and provide advanced software and consulting support if needed by researchers. Research Computing staff also maintain proposal support documentation, such as letters of commitment and facilities descriptions, to allow researchers a tighter focus on their projects.

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Data Science Club

A weekly exploration of the practical use of data science

Fridays 9:30 - 10:30 am, held virtually via YouTube.

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