PRACE partners nominated for HPCWire’s Reader’s Choice Awards 2013

Every year at SC ( HPCWire announces the winners of the HPCwire Reader’s Choice Awards. HPCWire asks readers across the HPC community to recognize the most outstanding organizations and individuals in the industry. This year, 6 PRACE partners, systems or projects are nominated in 6 categories, which shows how PRACE members and their researchers are working at the forefront of science and engineering. Whether in manufacturing, automotive, “edge HPC”, storage, or Big Data, PRACE members are nominated for their excellence!

If you want your favourite PRACE system or project to win one of these prestigious awards, cast your vote here: Polls close at 11:59 PM PDT on 12 October 2013. PRACE partners were nominated in the following categories:

Best use of HPC application in manufacturing
HLRS Stuttgart and DataDirect Networks for large scale problem resolution in automotive and physics.

Best use of HPC in automotive
Renault SAS, ESI Group, and Ecole Mines St Etienne for multi-physics optimization study of car-crash modelling performed through a PRACE allocation on CURIE@GENCI…

Best use of HPC in “edge HPC” application
PRACE in support of The UPSCALE project for high resolution simulations for current and climate change scenarios.…

Best HPC storage product or technology
Jülich Supercomputing Centre’s use of IBM’s GPFS Native RAID.

Best Application of Big Data in HPC
CURIE for the DEUS (Dark Energy Universe Simulation) project

Best HPC collaboration between government and industry
PRACE Open R&D industrial offer and its SHAPE pilot for HPC adoption by SMEs.


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