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On May 22th, the final round of 2015 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC15), the largest supercomputer contest in the world, ended in Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan city, Shanxi province, China. Tsinghua University won the champion, National University of Defense Technology was Silver Winner, Nanyang Technological University from Singapore gained Highest LINPACK, Sun Yat-sen University obtained e Prize Award. Application Innovation Awards were taken by Tsinghua University, National University of Defense Technology, National Tsinghua University and Shanghai Jiaotong University, and Best Presentation went to Taiyuan University of Technology.Read more...
25 Percent of Life Scientists Will Require HPC in 2015Life science research has long been compute-intensive but requirements have largely been satisfied with traditional workstations and simple clusters. That’s changing: “Roughly 25 percent of life scientists, and this includes bench-level scientists, will require HPC capabilities in 2015, few of whom have ever used a command line,” said Ari Berman, GM of Government Read more…
ISC Keynote Preview: Why Mercedes-Benz Uses HPC
World-renowned for automotive quality and safety, Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz cars are also highly innovative. To share the inside story, Dr. Jürgen Kohler, the head of NVH CAE and Vehicle Concepts at Daimler AG, will talk about “High-Performance Computing – Highly Efficient Development – Mercedes-Benz Cars” at the opening keynote at this year’s ISC High Performance conference.