PRACE Scientific Case for HPC in Europe 2012 – 2020

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The Scientific Case for HPC in Europe 2012 – 2020

PRACE, October 2012 The Scientific Case Executive Summary
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Lead Author:

Martyn Guest – Cardiff University, UK

Panel Chairs:

Giovanni Aloisio – University of Salento and ENES-CMCC, Italy
Stefan Blügel – Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Modesto Orozco – Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Spain
Philippe Ricoux – TOTAL, France
Andreas Schäfer – University of Regensburg, Germany

Scientific Case Management Group:

Richard Kenway – PRACE Scientific Steering Committee (Chair)
Turlough Downes – PRACE User Forum (Chair)
Thomas Lippert – PRACE-1IP Project Coordinator
Maria Ramalho – Acting Managing Director of PRACE aisbl


Giovanni Erbacci – PRACE-1IP WP4 leader


Marjolein Oorsprong – PRACE Communications Officer

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