The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Christopher Simmons $1.4 million in support of the new Texas Education and Research Cybertraining Center (TERCC). Dr. Simmons is the Director of Cyberinfrastructure and Research Services in the Office of Information Technology (OIT). The grant will enable the Texas Research and Education Cyberinfrastructure Services (TRECIS) center to build collaborative facilitation between UT Dallas, UT Arlington, and UT San Antonio. The center will also allow postdoctoral researchers to receive high-performance computing training in support of academic researchers.