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October 8th, 2014

October 6th, 2014

What’s bringing Intel Corp., Cray Inc., the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG), Department of Energy national laboratories, National Security Agency and other exhibitors together at SC14? The opportunity to meet and recruit university students and post-docs at theSC14 Student Job/Opportunity Fair.

October 6th, 2014

Coverage of SC by the trade press, news media, academic journals, industry analysts and bloggers has grown steadily over the last 26 years keeping pace with growing attendance and the influence of the international high performance computing (HPC) community.  The press and media have played a vital role in showing that HPC does, indeed, matter.

September 30th, 2014

Inaugural “HPC Matters” Plenary to be led by SGI and NASA

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Oct. 1, 2014Supercomputing 2014 (SC14) is announcing a new “HPC Matters” plenary that will examine the important roles that high performance computing (HPC) plays in every aspect of society from simplifying manufacturing to tsunami warning systems and hurricane predictions to improving care for cancer patients.

September 29th, 2014

Researchers and managers alike know that conferences and workshops like SC are critical to an innovation culture such as that reflected in the international supercomputing community. Through sessions, workshops, tutorials, and informal interactions, HPC practitioners get feedback on ideas that shape their future work, and the collective result is that the community as a whole continues to thrive and innovate while preserving vital coherence in its overall technology and research agenda.

September 18th, 2014

Satoshi Matsuoka Recognized with 2014 Sidney Fernbach Award
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 18 — Satoshi Matsuoka, a professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology, has been named recipient of the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award. Matsuoka was recognized “for his work on software systems for high-performance computing on advanced infrastructural platforms, large-scale supercomputers, and heterogeneous GPU/CPU supercomputers.”

September 15th, 2014

Whether you will be an SC “first-timer” in November, or you are one of the handful who have attended all 27 years, there will be a lot to see and do at SC14 in New Orleans. One of the wonderful things about SC is that it can be an immersive experience: throughout the week you’ll find opportunities for networking with colleagues from around the world, seeing the best of what’s next in research and technologies, sharpening your coding skills, and even letting off a little steam at the social events.

September 3rd, 2014

LaDoris “Dot” Harris, director of the Department of Energy’s Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, will address participants and guests of the SC14 Broader Engagement (BE) program on Sunday, Nov. 16. Harris’ talk is open to all SC14 attendees who have registered to attend workshops at the conference. She will speak as part of the BE workshop at 3:30 p.m. in rooms 288-289 of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

August 18th, 2014

As university students around the world (at least those in the northern hemisphere) prepare to head back to school this fall, 12 groups are already looking ahead to November when they will converge at SC14 in New Orleans for the Student Cluster Competition (SCC).