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Research Computing Group at the University of South Dakota

Technology to Achieve Your Research Goals


We offer new user workshops and hold office hours to help you with your research tasks.


Our supercomputer undergoes software and hardware upgrades consistently.


Having the supercomputer right here at USD allows you to get help when you need it.

Recent work

Artificial Photosynthesis

New materials can be simulated in order to direct design efforts toward making better materials for artificial photosynthesis.

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Microbiome Engineering

Using data to elucidate the role of microbial communities in an amphibian disease system may help protect these animals.

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Search for Dark Matter

An effort to optimize the germanium crystal testing phase represents a step toward detecting these elusive particles.

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Our Services

We provide services to researchers including software installation, making the most of the supercomputer, and handling your data.

Software and App Installs

We install the software you need to complete your research projects.


We provide workshops and training material to get you started.

Data Transfers

Got data? We have the tools to transfer and share your research data.