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ACER’s mission is to advance scientific research, innovation and collaboration at UIC by providing advanced cyberinfrastructure and computing services.
Advanced Cyberinfrastructure for Education and Research strives to provide researchers and their collaborators around the globe with a broad array of computational resources and data-related services to meet any and all of their technical needs.
These services include, but are not limited to, providing access to high-performance computing clusters, big data analytics clusters, collaborative research data storage, high-performance networking, and secure research environments. In addition to providing resources, ACER provides consulting services to researchers to support their broad range of research aims. From building advanced computing architectures and systems, setting up platforms to securely receive and analyze data from environment sensors, to software defined networking projects, ACER is committed to furthering UIC’s research ambitions.