Welcome to the Computer Center

The Computer Center is an interdepartmental facility operated under the School of Chemical Sciences. Its goal is to provide the hardware, software, and personnel resources to facilitate the use of computational science and molecular modeling in theoretical and experimental research. The Computer Center is located along the south east corridor of the first floor of Noyes Laboratory.

Changes to SSH connections

Technology Services is implementing a significant change on May 30 that will affect how people connect using the Secure Shell protocol (SSH) to on-campus resources from off campus.


SCS Holiday Schedule

To All in SCS:
All School and Departmental offices, and all SCS service facilities including CANS-CEES, Mail, and Receiving, will be closed for the holiday break starting at Noon this Thursday, 12/22/16, reopening Tuesday, 1/3/17.
No carriers will attempt delivery during this time period, nor will any office or service facility staff be available, so please plan ahead and accordingly.
Have a safe and festive break!
School of Chemical Sciences

SCS Reaction System and Chemical Storeroom Outage Nov 4th 9:00 PM through Nov 7th 8:00 AM

Status as of 5:30 PM Saturday November 5th:
The update to Reaction has been completed, however, The Chemical Storeroom will remain closed until Monday Nov 7th. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
If you experience any issues with Reaction after the update, please send an email to computing [at] scs [dot] illinois [dot] edu with details or a screenshot.


Previously posted:

Schrodinger Free Training Series Fall 2016

Schrodinger is holding a series of free webinars this Fall.

SCS 2016 Science Image Challenge Announcement

The School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is proud to announce the SCS 2016 Science Image Challenge. We invite graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral associates/fellows, and staff members (excluding Faculty members) of the School of Chemical Sciences to participate by submitting a computer-assisted or traditional scientific image designed to inform, educate and inspire.

Schrodinger Free Training Series Summer 2016

Schrodinger is holding a series of free webinars this Summer.

The series broadcasts live at 1pm EDT – each Wednesday beginning June 22nd through August 10th, covering the following range of topics:

Tutorial update: Unix/Linux Primer

This Primer is designed to introduce basic UNIX/Linux shells command.  No prior Unix experience is necessary.

New Tutorial: Basics of membrane-protein interactions using molecular dynamics with NAMD, VMD, and CHARMM-GUI

This new tutorial is designed to introduce preparation, modeling, and analysis of membrane-protein system with molecular dynamics (MD) using NAMD, VMD, and CHARMM-GUI.  The system of interest is the outer membrane phospholipase A from E.

Upcoming Lync and Skype for Business Changes

 There are many upcoming changes to the Lync service for campus, including an upgrade this summer to Skype for Business. We will provide more information about many of these changes, but we want you to understand our immediate and long-term schedule for Lync and Skype for Business.

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