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

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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Enter the CFI’s #IAmInnovation Twitter contest to win

Calling all students and post-docs at universities, colleges, research hospitals and research institutes across the country — starting October 2, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) wants to hear how working in state-of-the-art facilities and with cutting-edge...

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Researchers

Success Stories

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

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

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