CHPC provides access to high-performance computing resources, a broad spectrum of scientific computing software, and expert support to help faculty make use of deep computing resources focusing on human imaging processing.

Core Description

The Center for High-Performance Computing (CHPC) provides the resources and expertise to tackle any computationally-intense imaging-focused research project undertaken by the Washington University research community.

We exist to facilitate the production of science. Since our inception in 2010, we have processed over 10 million research jobs.

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Service available to All entities, including for-profit organizations.

Priority service for All entities, including for-profit organizations.


  • Access to a professionally managed High Performance Computing System
  • Access to pre-installed software packages that support molecular modeling, advanced imaging, statistics and mathematical analysis
  • Access to software development tools including all common MPI libraries
  • Support for user access and the ability to request new software be added to the system
  • Consultation with CHPC staff on parallel computing and software optimization
  • Easy access to parallel computing through Python
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  • High performance computing cluster that features: distributed memory CPUs and GPUs all managed by a SLURM scheduling manager. All systems run Linux.
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Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS)
Computational Imaging Research Center (CIRC)