Images of MIT computing
infrastructure past and present.
The MIT research computing project is an Institute wide
focal point for strategic infrastructure
that enables and facilitates research computing, especially
These web pages provide information on
who is involved
in this activity,
what services are available
how to find out more
about items of interest.
Today MIT operates three shared research computing locations
Massachusetts. They are designed to support a continually evolving and vibrant
ecosystem of research computing activities at MIT.
The research computing project (a) provides
strategic focus for central services and facilities within
MIT designed to support and boost the existing ecosystem, and (b)
works to enable and leverage MIT participation in emerging research
computing infrastructure and collaborations with the broader
Massachusetts and New England region.
Within MIT the Vice President of
Research office provides
sponsorship for core research computing project activities.
The research computing project spans many
areas of MIT and involves active support and contributions
from the Provost office and Executive Vice President
offices, including MIT IS&T, the MIT Office of Major Agreements,
the Office of the Vice President for Finance, the Department of
Facilities and the Office of Sponsored Programs.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, EMC and Cisco were contributors to the construction of the MGHPCC facility.