The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre


About Us

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is encouraging and energising research using supercomputing, large scale data storage and visualisation in Western Australia. We provide facilities and expertise to the research, education and industrial communities. Application areas include nanotechnology, radio astronomy, high energy physics, medical research, mining and petroleum, architecture and construction, multimedia, and urban planning, amongst others.

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is an unincorporated joint venture between CSIRO, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University and The University of Western Australia and is supported by the Western Australian and Federal Governments.

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre staff work in facilities in each of its partner organisations, with supercomputing infrastructure hosted at two locations:

  • The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre at the Australian Resources Research Centre (ARRC) in Technology Park, Kensington, housing Magnus, Galaxy, Zeus and Zythos.
  • The Fornax supercomputer at The University of Western Australia, Crawley.

As well as providing access to supercomputing facilities, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre holds seminars and symposia on data, visualisation and supercomputing, and provides support to students and industry personnel, researchers, academics and scientists through training, internships and workshops on advanced computing and research and development opportunities.

To learn more about the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre’s organisation, please visit the Organisation page.

For additional information about the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, its services and other important documents, please visit the Documents Library page.

For a full list of Pawsey Supercomputing Centre staff and contact details, please visit the Staff List page.

To learn more about the Pawsey Centre facility and building, please visit the Pawsey Centre page.