Return to Facilities and Resources

Modeling and Simulation

Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI)

AMRI researchers are a part of the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, or LONI, which is a state-of-the-art, fiber optics network that runs throughout Louisiana, and connects Louisiana and Mississippi research universities to one another as well as National LambdaRail and Internet2. LONI provides Louisiana researchers with one of the most advanced optical networks in the country and the most powerful distributed supercomputer resources available to any academic community with over 85 teraflops of computational capacity.


  • 14-node
  • 112-processor
  • IBM P5-575 system
  • 128-node
  • 512-core Dell Xeon supercomputer which are installed in the university computing and communications Center, and are part of the Louisiana Optical Network (LONI).