The Centre for Advanced Computing

At the Centre for Advanced Computing, our goal is to be a catalyst for innovation in research. Our contributions support organizations in the advanced research community, communities that often include vulnerable groups such as, indigenous peoples and LGBTQ+ groups, to fulfill their research initiatives. In collaboration with our partner, Compute Ontario, the stories of these organizations are illustrated in our newest video project.

The Frontenac Registration Portal is Now Live!


The Frontenac Platform is an advanced research environment specifically designed for the research community. Interested in registering for services with the CAC? Our new self-serve portal is now live and designed to simplify your sign-up process! Create an account, price out services and contact our experts in one simple tool. Register today!

In the News

Keep up-to-date with the latest news in the Advanced Research Computing community and engage with upcoming events!


Welcome Dr. Laurence Yang!

On behalf of the CAC, we wish to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Laurence Yang and his research group to Queen’s University. Dr. Yang’s group develops predictive models of cell metabolism, protein expression and gene regulation in an effort to produce high-yield bio-pharmaceuticals. Interested in learning more about Dr. Yang and his research? Read Dr. Yang’s complete publication list on Google Scholar.

Compute Ontario's Educational Workshops on Data Trusts

Don’t miss the opportunity to register for one of the upcoming data trusts workshops offered by Compute Ontario, in collaboration with ICES and MaRS Discovery District. These interactive workshops are designed to learn about the concept of data trusts and will provide an opportunity to engage in discussions with local experts.

CAC Interns Win Bose Challenge at Bostonhacks 2019!

In the beginning of November a team of CAC Interns, Joshua Wade, Daniel Molyneaux and Spencer Kelly traveled to Boston, MA for the 5th annual BostonHacks to compete in the Bose Challenge. The team overcame a steep learning curve, quickly developing skills in Android development and Java, and successfully learned to implement the Bose AR motion sensors with Android Studio. In the end, their efforts paid off as the winners of the Bose Challenge with the creation of Bose AR hands-free, voice-free volume control. Congratulations to Joshua, Daniel and Spencer on their hard-earned victory! Interested in learning more? Read the team’s event re-cap on Devpost.

Queen’s CAC and Cancer Computer collaborate to provide FREE computing power to Queen’s cancer researchers

The Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) at Queen’s University and Cancer Computer are collaborating to provide Queen’s cancer researchers with intensive computing power to further cancer research.

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