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Accounts & Allocations

User Accounts (Logins)

This section explains how to get and manage a NERSC user account. It also covers passwords, account policies and security, and explains how usage is charged. Read More »

Allocations of Computer Time and Storage

This section is for principal investigators and project managers who apply for NERSC allocations and manage their project users. It explains how to submit a NERSC allocation request and how to use NIM for account management tasks such as changing user quotas. Read More »

Awarded projects

This section lists the awards made to projects on a yearly basis. Read More »

ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) Projects at NERSC

Overview The mission of the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) is to provide an allocation program for projects of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE) with an emphasis on high-risk, high-payoff simulations in areas directly related to the DOE mission and for broadening the community of researchers capable of using leadership computing resources. Open to scientists from the research community in industry, academia, and national laboratories, the ALCC program allocates time on… Read More »