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EPSRC Reference: GR/R67699/01
Title: The RealityGrid - a tool for investigating condensed matter & materials
Principal Investigator: Coveney, Professor P
Other Investigators:
Cates, Professor M Gurd, Professor JR Kalawsky, Professor RS
Brooke, Dr J Darlington, Professor J Sutton, Professor AP
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Project Partners:
Advanced Technologies C S C Computer Sciences Ltd Edward Jenner Institute for Vaccine Res
Fujitsu Schlumberger Silicon Graphics International Corp SGI
Department: Chemistry
Organisation: Queen Mary University of London
Scheme: Standard Research (Pre-FEC)
Starts: 01 November 2001 Ends: 31 January 2003 Value (£): 3,441,471
EPSRC Research Topic Classifications:
Computer Graphics & Visual. Condensed Matter Physics
eScience Materials Characterisation
EPSRC Industrial Sector Classifications:
Manufacturing Chemicals
Construction Electronics
Creative Industries Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
Information Technologies
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We plan to construct a Grid test-bed to enable the realistic modelling of complex condensed matter systems at the molecular and mesocale levels, and for the discovery of new materials. High performance computing and visualisation are critical to this test-bed: they provide a synthetic environment for modelling to be compared and integrated with the reality provided by experimental data; we will provide Grid hardware and middleware that will allow these to be coupled in an environment optimised for scientific discovery. RealityGrid involves active collaboration with industry: AVS, SGI and Fujitsu on the underpinning computational issues, Schlumberger and the Edward Jenner Institute for Vaccine Research on end-user scientific applications in the conjunction of modelling, simulation, informatics and experimental research.
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