Research Tools and High Performance Computing

C&IT offers grid computing, advanced networking and customized applications to support researchers across the university.

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Research Tools and High Performance Computing

  • What is the Researcher's Dashboard and how do I use it?

    Researcher's Dashboard is an easy-to-use and intuitive tool that streamlines and enhances the pre-award and post-award grant processes for both researchers and administrators, providing a secure, easily accessible gateway to researchers' proposal and...

  • What is a Research Network? And what do I have access to at Wayne State?

    Wayne State University has access to two advanced research networks: Internet2 and Michigan LambdaRail. These networks enable high-speed collaboration and networking throughout the global academic community. C&IT has also created the Science ...

  • What is Grid Computing?

    Wayne State University's Grid is a centrally-managed, scalable, computing system capable of housing and managing research-related projects involving high-speed computation, data management, parallel and distributed computing, grid computing and other...

  • What specialized IT information can I include in my grant proposal?

    Your grant proposal may include information about the Wayne State University Grid, the Researcher’s Dashboard and the available research networks. Summaries of each service are included below with links to full descriptions and further informat...

  • What is the Operational Data Store (ODS) and how do I use it?

    The Operational Data Store (ODS) is a relational database that provides an extensive and flexible datastore and a number of business organized reporting views that allow users to produce transaction and management-level decision reports. To gain a...