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The Call for Contributions and Posters is open from 1 December 2016 until: 3 January 2017, 12:00 (noon) CET
The PRACE Summer of HPC (SoHPC) Awards Ceremony 2016 was held on December 1 at Cineca, Italy. The PRACE Summer of HPC is a placement programme that allows participants to spend two summer months at HPC centres across Europe. Two exemplary students were awarded prizes based on their participation during Summer of HPC 2016.
The PRACE booth team welcomed more than 600 visitors during the exhibition days at SC16 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. PRACE experts presented different PRACE activities: Peer Review, SHAPE (SME HPC Adoption Programme in Europe), Training and Education at the PRACE booth to SC16 attendees. Furthermore PRACE was delighted to welcome two external speakers: Toni Collis, Director of Women in HPC and Sidharth Kumar, University of Utah, USA. This year PRACE provided for the first time a shared space to the EXDCI project (European Extreme Data & Computing Initiative).
PRACE is pleased to announce that three contractors were awarded in the third and final phase of its Pre-commercial Procurement (PCP).
Parallel CFD (ParCFD) is an annual international conference devoted to the discussion of recent developments in parallel computing and its applications to the field of CFD and related disciplines. The 29th International Conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics will take place at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland from 15-17 May 2017, at the flagship […]
This year’s Digest offers the reader an interesting variety of industrial PRACE supported projects and their results. In the Editorial Anders Rhod Gregersen, Chief Specialist at Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Denmark) and Chair of the PRACE Industrial Advisory Committee highlighted the importance for European companies to have access to PRACE infrastructure. The PRACE SHAPE programme offers European SME’s the resources of PRACE High Performance Computing to increase their competitiveness. This is the second time the PRACE Digest focus on Industry.
A small selection of interesting “Birds-of-a-Feather” sessions at SC16 covering topics like Training, Exascale, Outreach, and Women in HPC.
About BSC The Barcelona Supercomputing Center – Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in […]
On behalf of PRACE, Prof Dr Anwar Osseyran, director of SURFsara and Chair of the PRACE Council is delighted to welcome Serge Bogaerts (MSc) as the new Managing Director of PRACE aisbl. Serge will support the transition to PRACE 2 in his new full-time role. As Secretary of the PRACE Council he already gathered extensive knowledge of PRACE.