The following are use cases that demonstrate success using public clouds for research. If you would like to submit a research use case, email help@cloudbank.org.


DNA
In 2014, the Wall Lab at Stanford University sought to answer one of the most pressing questions in…

water
According to an estimate by The Asian Development Bank, India will have a water deficit of 50% by…

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This cloud computing research success story concerns a large computation. This is generally known…

hurricane
Pangeo, an open source data toolkit, helps researchers store and analyze the huge complex datasets…

forest
A forest dryness monitoring tool to assess dynamics of forest dryness in the western US was…

Brain Inflammation from Alzheimer's Disease
Oakland University researchers in Rochester, Michigan are using the Google Cloud Natural Language…

Logo for Pangeo Forge
Analysis-ready, cloud-optimized (ARCO) data formats allow us to leverage elastic scaling and…

A scientist using pipettes to isolate genetic material
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, UC San Diego has implemented a "Return to Learn" Initiative which…

A purple-hued 3D rendering of a human brain
With the advent of the brain Initiatives in the US and other countries, the scale and diversity of…

The LHC at CERN
With the increasing number of Machine and Deep Learning applications in High Energy Physics, easy…

A power plant lit up at night
Abstract: Our group (Raghu Kancherla, Fahad Khan, Javier Gioia, and Subith Vasu) has been…

A lock hanging on a fence
Machine learning (ML) is the scientific study of algorithms and statistical models that…

View of a street from the inside of a public transit bus
BALTO is a recently funded NSF SCC project that focuses on the design, development, Cloud…

A phone being held up to a city skyline
Clemson University’s Watt Artificial Intelligence program has supported a wide range of research…

A drawing of a person looking worriedly at their phone
Abstract: Social media data is now widely used by many academic researchers.

A mural of colorful human hands
Online peer-to-peer support platforms such as TalkLife enable conversations between millions of…

The smoke plume of a wildfire
Increasing rates of catastrophic wildfires has become a major concern for the economy and…