Today’s supercomputers are the most powerful calculating machines ever invented, capable of performing more than a thousand million calculations every second. This gives scientists and engineers a powerful new tool to study the natural world—computer simulation.
By Niamh Nic Daeid, Professor of Forensic Science at Centre for Forensic Science, University of Strathclyde.
This article is part of our series: a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.
In January the University of Strathclyde launched a Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) for forensic science. The university has an excellent reputation for forensic science, both in teaching and in research. With that in mind, and…