High Performance Computing (Tufts Research Cluster)

Service Information

Tufts High Performance Computing (HPC) is comprised of the Tufts Linux Research Cluster and the host of advanced mathematical and scientific research applications installed on them there.

Available To:

Arts & Sciences
Central Administration
Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Tufts School of Medicine
Benefits and Features: 

The Research and Geospatial Technology Services group supports scientific, mathematical, and biological research at Tufts by providing access to the high-performance computing power of the Tufts Linux Research Cluster. These servers and their extensive list of installed software, editors, and compilers combine to create a high-performance computing environment worthy of Tufts research, science and medical communities.

Features include:

  • Online forms available for Cluster accounts
  • Network-accessible Research storage is available to support data collection
  • Tufts-sponsored Cluster guest accounts support collaborative research
  • Account requests require a valid Tufts Username and Tufts Password
  • Guests and students require faculty or researcher sponsorship
Get Started: 

Access to the Research Cluster resource begins with the account registration form.

Browse to http://research.uit.tufts.edu/ and select the Research Computing Cluster link.

  1. Log in with your Tufts Username and Tufts Password.
  2. Fill in out the form, correcting any pre-filled information that is incorrect.
  3. Remove the example text in the Usage Information box and briefly describe your planned use of the Cluster.
  4. In the Type of Account field, select the Cluster account.
  5. When finished, click Submit Request.

Contact Lionel Zupan or email tts-research@tufts.edu to discuss your high-performance computing needs.