Core-Mantle Interface - Thermodynamics and chemistry

A 5-year multidisciplinary project funded by the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) / ERC Grant agreement 240473.

Typhon: the CoMITAC cluster

CoMITAC built and operates a 720 core compute cluster within the School of Earth Sciences. This machine, named Typhon (after the mythical 'Father of Monsters'), comprises fifteen nodes each with four 12-core 2.3 GHz AMD Interlagos processors and 96 GB of memory. The machine is used for a variety of compute and data intensive tasks and is designed to be complementary to existing institutional and national scale resources such as Blue Crystal and HECToR. More information and documentation can be found online at: (UoB login needed).

Typhon in its home in the School of Earth Sciences’ dedicated server room. Photo by James Wookey.