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Queensland Government

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Research Computing Centre (RCC)

Visualisation of research into supercapacitors

The University of Queensland

RCC provides coordinated management and support of The University of Queensland's sustained and substantial investment in eResearch. RCC helps researchers across disciplines make the most of UQ’s eResearch technologies.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • High Performance Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Videoconferencing
  • Scientific Workflows
  • Data Management
  • Data Visualisation Expertise

Facilities and major equipment

  • 20 MPixel tiled display wall and videoconferencing tools
  • Science data-intensive high performance computer (FlashLite)
  • Parallel high performance computer (Tinaroo)
  • Cloud-based virtual cluster (Euramoo)
  • Nimrod parameter sweep software
  • Kepler scientific workflow system
  • Galaxy workflow system
  • Genomics Virtual Lab
  • Data visualisation

Number of research staff

Upto 20 research staff


Level 5, Axon Building (47), The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, 4072

Lead researcher

  • Professor David Abramson—Prof. Abramson has produced over 200 research publications and some of his work has been used in commercial products such as Nimrod.

Achievements of the centre

  • The creation and commercialisation of Nimrod, a scientific workflow tool. It is sold as EnFuzion by Axceleon.
  • The creation and commercialisation of parallel debugging tool ccdb, which is sold and marketed by Cray Inc.

Organisation type

  • University Research Centre

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Last updated:
19 June 2019