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Case Studies

Using HPC to improve cancer treatments

Professor Francesco Gervasio of UCL’s Department of Chemistry used the Emerald supercomputer to simulate the effect of gene mutations linked to the spread of cancer. His research …

Environmentally Friendly Heterogeneous Catalysis

Researchers at UCL are using a range of sophisticated computational tools to simulate and predict the chemical processes that take place at the surfaces of metal and other material surfaces.

Modelling the coastal effects of a Tsunami

UCL’s membership of the Science & Engineering South (SES) Consortium is allowing researchers to work with with GPU specialists in Oxford to greatly improve the performance of a tsunami simulation code.

How the “Swine” flu virus develops drug resistance

A University of Bristol team used the Emerald GPU supercomputer to investigate how mutations of a key enzyme of H1N1 “Swine” flu lead to the development …