Centre for Advanced Computing

Accelerating the pace of Canadian Research

The Centre for Advanced Computing  located at Queen’s University, is a consortium comprised of Carleton University, University of Ottawa, the Royal Military College of Canada, and Queen’s University. We specialize in providing high availability, secure, advanced computing resources and support for academic and medical researchers. CAC operates a high performance data centre as part of the Compute Canada family serving Canada’s research community.

News & Events

International HPC Summer School 2018 Scholarships

As in previous years, 10 scholarships to attend the International HPC Summer School 2018, July 8-13, in Ostrava, Czech Republic are available to Canadian graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who are involved in projects with a computational component. The...

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2017 Queen’s International Innovation Challenge

Last year, over 200 students and 75 teams took part in the 2017 Queen's International Innovation Challenge - people registered from around the world with the goal of improving global food security. Students will put their analytics skills to the test as they identify...

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Compute Canada applications for the 2018 RAC is now closed

Each fall, Compute Canada invites researchers to apply to our annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC) and request storage and compute resources. Applications submitted to these competitions are evaluated for both technical feasibility and scientific excellence....

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Success Stories

Dr Xiaohua Wu, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Professor, Canada Research Chair


Long-time HPCVL user and Queen’s professor wins Nobel Prize in Physics

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