Our systems are designed specifically for the sorts of computational problems that social scientists set out to solve SSCS Computing Systems Facilitate Investigation into the Psychology of Trading

SSCS Computational Systems Facilitate Investigation into the Psychology of Trading

SSCS Director Mike Zachar and Dean Xue of Tsinghua University exchanging gifts.

Director Mike Zachar invited to China to speak on High Performance Computing SSCS Director invited to China

Maximizing Academic Outputs in Social Sciences with HPC

Rather than rewriting slow, but sufficient code, the effective solution was to harness the nodes of the cluster to churn through many datasets at the same time. Acropolis, a cluster for the Social Sciences Division

Acropolis, a cluster for the Social Sciences Division

SSCS created a custom solution that streamlines the process of submitting and researching theses in the MAPSS and CIR Programs New Thesis Archive

New Thesis Archive for MA Programs

Measuring Health Service Accessibility with GIS

Manager of GIS Research speaks at Association of American Geographers meeting in Chicago Measuring Health Service Accessibility with GIS

Measuring Health Service Accessibility with GIS

About Us

Social Sciences Computing Services is made up of several distinct support teams that provide the following services to the Social Sciences Division:

  • Desktop support for Social Sciences Division and NORC faculty and staff.
  • Administrative support for computing within the Division. This includes home pages for the division, departments, and committees, server and database support for the Local Business Center (LBC), and desktop evaluation and replacement for administrative staff.
  • Server support for specific research areas: Anthropology Computer Center, Center for Computational Psychology, Economics, the Institute for Mind and Biology, NORC, Political Science and Sociology.
  • Social Sciences Data Archive supports the archive, storage, maintenance and retrieval of pertinent data sets for the Social Sciences Division and NORC Research Centers.
  • Geographic Information Systems and Science (GIS), consulting and research concerning spatial analysis and GIS tools.