PRACE Annual Report 2018


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Fabio Affinito, CINECA

Florian Berberich, FZJ

Serge Bogaerts, PRACE aisbl

John Clifford, PRACE aisbl

Catarina Simões, PRACE aisbl

Stelios Erotokritou, CaSToRC

Xu Guo, EPCC

Troels Haugbølle, NBI, KU

Chris Johnson, EPCC

Zoltan Kiss, KIIFÜ

Leon Kos, UL

Silke Lang, PRACE aisbl

Tiina Leiponen, CSC

Sebastian Lührs, FZJ

Lee Margetts, University of Manchester

Oriol Pineda, BSC

François Robin, CEA

Sinéad Ryan, Trinity College Dublin

Alan Simpson, EPCC

Aris Sotiropoulos, GRNET

Huub Stoffers, SURFsara

Veronica Teodor, FZJ

Barbara Tóth, KIIFÜ

Simon Wong, ICHEC

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Harry O’Neill, Insight Publishers

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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 2019

ISBN: 9789082942224