Research and Visualization Environment (RAVE)

PLEASE NOTE: The Academic Computing and User Services Research and Visualization Environment (RAVE) is in transition from being an independent operation to being integrated with the provision of High Performance Computing (HPC) services. RAVE services will be suspended while the service is in transition. In the meantime, address any inquiries regarding the RAVE to Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner at

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Research, Data, and Visualization.
The Research and Visualization Environment (RAVE) addresses the needs of scholars who use large amounts of data. The RAVE enhances research, presentations, and grant applications by improving the display or conveyance of data through visual means. It is an “incubator space” for visualization software, skills, and technologies.
Viz Wall Demo
  • Hardware: Dell, Apple, Epson
  • Software: Linux, Windows, Mac OS X
  • 3 High-performance Dell Precision workstations
  • 1 High-performance Mac Pro
  • 20-core linux cluster for visualization
  • 12x 30" LCD displays in a 4x3 configuration
  • 1 64" Epson 9-ink professional-grade printer

Visit Us: The RAVE is located in Sage Hall Room 154.