About Us

Mission Statement:

The Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium is a collaboration among academic and research institutions located throughout the intermountain states. Our mission is to facilitate widespread effective use of high performance computing throughout the Rocky Mountain region by:


  • Educating graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, researchers, and industry partners on the use of computational science and high performance computing.

  • Coordinating multi-institutional efforts to advance research, practice, and education in computational science in order to address important regional problems.

  • Bringing together a broad range of researchers, faculty, and industry partners with a depth of experience and expertise not available at any single institution and facilitate their collaboration in multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional teams.


The current member institutions include:

Boise State University
Brigham Young University
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado State University 
Idaho National Lab
Idaho State University
Montana State University
NCAR - The National Center for Atmospheric Research 
NREL - The National Renewable Energy Lab 
New Mexico State University
NOAA - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Colorado Denver
University of New Mexico
University of Utah
University of Wyoming