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The assembly of Sherwood involved many helpful hands and a large supply of Chinese takeout.

In partnership with the Materials Simulation Center and the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, our group uses two main computational resources: LionXJ and LionXH, two Beowulf clusters centrally managed by ASET. In the past, we used a home-build 100-node cluster called Sherwood. Sherwood was a do-it-yourself supercomputer. The machine was built from parts with lots of assistance from the students and postdocs in the group.

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