The Academy’s scientists are committed to strengthening interdisciplinary research and learning at Texas A&M University by providing and exploiting advanced computing, data, networking, visualization, and applications. As an interdisciplinary bridge between theoretical work and high-performance applications, the Academy provides leadership and exceptional expertise in communications technology, networking and cyberinfrastructure on behalf of Texas researchers and the state’s higher education community.
Operating under a Memorandum of Understanding with Internet2, ITEC’s focus is Real Time Communications. ITEC began by working on emergency communications projects, but has since evolved into one of the world’s premier academic research centers for advanced telecommunications.
Brazos, a major computing cluster at Texas A&M University, is designed to meet the high-throughput computing needs of A&M’s computational scientists and engineers. Though capable of executing modest MPI applications, Brazos is optimized for handling large numbers of single-node computations.