The Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC) was developed and is managed by a consortium led by the University of New Mexico under a cooperative agreement administered by Phillips Laboratory, United States Air Force.
This center of the University of New Mexico is designated as a Support Center for the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program. The funding source for the cooperative agreement, awarded in September 1993, is the Air Force Phillips Laboratory, Advanced Research Projects Agency, U.S. Dept. of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program. Of the $21 million initial funding, approximately 70% will be spent on equipment and communications.
Established only in 1994 the MHPCC is the newest TOP25 supercomputer center. Its main resource is a 384 processor IBM SP-2.