Collaboratory workstations


Our 10 Collaboratory workstations are outfitted as follows:

  • 2x Intel® Xeon processors (2.4GHz, 24 total cores)
  • 128GB DDR4 RAM
  • 1TB Solid State Drive
  • 32" 4K displays (3840x2160) on 9 workstations


Specialized software available in the Collaboratory includes the following packages:

  • R & R Studio
  • Agisoft PhotoScan
  • ArcGIS
  • ArcGIS Pro
  • Blender 3D Creation Software
  • EViews
  • Gephi
  • Mathematica
  • NVivo (PC)
  • OpenRefine
  • Photoshop
  • Python (including Canopy and Anaconda distributions)
  • QGIS
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Stata
  • StatTransfer

The Collaboratory team is interested in supporting current research and teaching throughout campus. Suggestions for additional software are welcome from UCSB affiliates. 

Oversize Displays

The Collaboratory has three 85" 4K (3840x2160) displays and one projector. Researchers working from Collaboratory workstations can project their work onto any of these displays. Devices can also be wirelessly connected to the monitors using the MirrorOp application. See Collaboratory staff for assistance with showing work on these displays.