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Research Computing

ITS Research Computing aims to provide a world-class computing infrastructure as well as other technology tools and capabilities to support the research needs of Carolina’s faculty and staff. Research Computing strives to provide a state-of-the-art environment that will support the highest level of multidisciplinary research and help UNC-Chapel Hill become the premier research university in the United States.


individual users on the KillDevil cluster

20+ million jobs


55+ million CPU hours

on the KillDevil cluster

600 research groups use KillDevil

across entire spectrum of University research, including:

  • genetics
  • chemistry
  • biostatistics
  • biology
  • physics
  • economics
  • pharmacy
  • public health
  • population center


Almost 11 Petabytes of research data storage

that’s 11 million megabytes.