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The Scientific Solutions Group (SSG) develops innovative cyberinfrastructure solutions to help advance scientific discovery and education, and enable greater research reproducibility and impact at Purdue and beyond.


Our team of research software engineers and cyberinfrastructure research scientists has experience with many software languages and development environments. Bring in our expertise to help your researchers create or modify software to take advantage of the latest technology in advanced computation, web platforms, or data analysis, visualization, sharing and management. Check out our Gallery page for example applications. 

RCAC operates Anvil, a new composable advanced computing system funded by NSF, and represents Purdue as a resource provider in the NSF supported national cyberinfrastructure XSEDE ecosystem (soon to transition to the new NSF ACCESS). Our staff are actively working with our XSEDE partners, and have extensive knowledge and experience with XSEDE resources and services, as well as its many training and educational opportunities. They are well-positioned to help Purdue research community leverage XSEDE and other national resources such as the Open Science Grid in research and education proposals to funding agencies.

Software development projects are generally funded by grants and contracts based on developer time and skills required. Our staff actively work with faculty and research groups through all phases of a project, including, but not limited to, specification, design, coding, integration, testing and deployment. Check out the list of our current projects


Our research scientists collaborate with faculty on grant proposals and support them by developing solutions and providing consulting to funded projects. 

Our staff’s roles in proposals include (but not limited to) consulting on better utilization of high-performance computing, data-intensive and high-throughput computing resources, improving scientific workflows, developing software, creating, managing, and publishing data collections, creating educational and outreach visualizations, and assisting with acquisition and/or access to local or national advanced cyberinfrastructure and resources. 

Our team can assist in creating your data management plan and provide text on ITaP equipment and facilities as requested. Check out our current and completed grants, and publications