Computer & Visualization Labs



In addition to providing supercomputing facilities, MSI also has two computational laboratories.

  • MSI labs are accessible via U Card reader, Monday to Friday from 7:00am-6:00pm. (No access on weekends and University Holidays.) 
  • Lab workstations have access to MSI software and shared global filesystems.

Scientific Development and Visualization Laboratory (SDVL)

Walter Library, Room 575
Resources: Linux workstations, large wall mounted displays for tutorials and conferencing

LCSE-MSI Visualization Laboratory (LMVL)

Walter Library, Room 125
Resources: High definition wall projected displays, with access to high performance graphics, computation, storage, and networking


The labs are subject to MSI policies.  MSI does not allow users to remotely access laboratory machines.  MSI does provide continuous remote access to compute resources on several systems.  Information regarding available software is present on the software page.