// PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS/COMPUTING TIME
If you are a NASA-sponsored scientist or engineer, computing time may be available for your project. Find out how to become a Principal Investigator (PI), obtain NASA High-End Computing (HEC) allocations, and fulfill reporting requirements.
// COMPUTING TIME/ALLOCATIONS
ALLOCATION AWARDS FOR COMPUTING RESOURCES
The Science Mission Directorate (SMD) is accepting proposal submissions for allocation awards to access computing resources at the NCCS at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Facility at the NASA Ames Research Center. Refer to the HEC eBooks page for more information.HEC EBOOKS
REQUESTING COMPUTER TIME
NASA HEC eBooks Submission Deadlines:
|August 20th||Awards beginning October 1st|
|February 20th||Awards beginning April 1st|
Typically, the person who submits the proposal becomes the Principal Investigator for both the proposal and the allocation award.REQUEST TIME
// REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Several brief reports are required from PI’s over the course of the allocation year.
- Entry Quad Chart* - gives general information about your research effort
- Annual Report* - highlights research completed using your allocation
*Submitted material will be placed on a publicly accessible Web-site.
To see report formats and instructions, and to submit your reports, go to the NASA HEC eBooks website. (Log-in using the same username and password used to submit your proposal).HEC EBOOKS
Account Set-Up Process
Once you are awarded an allocation on NCCS computing resources, you may request an NCCS account/user-ID. This page offers instructions on how to request and set-up an NCCS account.GET STARTED