PRACE Annual Report 2017


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Fabio Affinito, CINECA

Javier Bartolome, BSC

Florian Berberich, FZJ

Serge Bogaerts, PRACE aisbl

John Clifford, PRACE aisbl

Roxana Dascalu, PRACE aisbl

Jussi Enkovaara, CSC

Stelios Erotokritou, CaSToRC

Ladina Gilly, CSCS

Paul Graham, EPCC

Troels Haugbølle, NBI, KU

Barbara Tóth, KIFÜ

Koen Hillewaert, CENAERO

Herbert Huber, LRZ

Chris Johnson, EPCC

Leon Kos, UL

Silke Lang, PRACE aisbl

Erik Lindahl, KTH

Sebastian Lührs, FZJ

Lee Margetts, Manchester University

Norbert Meyer, PSNC

Oriol Pineda, BSC

François Robin, CEA

Philippe Segers, GENCI

Alan Simpson, EPCC

Gert Svensson, KTH

Veronica Teodor, FZJ

Barbara Tóth, KIFÜ

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Harry O’Neill, Insight Publishers

Project Manager

Agata Huntley, Insight Publishers


Amelia Brice, Insight Publishers

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Crystal Mather, Insight Publishers

Published by Insight Publishers, Bristol, UK

The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its seat in Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure provides a persistent world-class high performance computing service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry in Europe. The computer systems and their operations accessible through PRACE are provided by 5 PRACE members (BSC representing Spain, CINECA representing Italy, ETH Zurich / CSCS representing Switzerland, GCS representing Germany and GENCI representing France). The Implementation Phase of PRACE receives funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (2014-2020) under grant agreement 730913.

Published: May 2018

ISBN: 9789082169485