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Call for Research Papers Issued for ISC 2016

Aug 28, 2015 |

Aug. 28 — The ISC research paper sessions provide first-class open forums for engineers and scientists in academia, industry and government to present and discuss issues, trends and results that will shape the future of high performance computing. The Research Paper Sessions will be held Monday, June 20, through Wednesday, June 22. Important Dates Full Read more…

Conference Call Taking Place Today to Discuss Opportunity for Women Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Aug 28, 2015 |

Aug. 28 — SBA officials will host a press conference call today to discuss the opportunity for organizations in your community to host a competition that aims to unearth products and services that impact and empower the lives of women and their families. During the InnovateHER Finals, up to 10 Finalists will compete for the Read more…

XSEDE Campus Champions Program Hits 200 Institutions

Aug 27, 2015 |

Aug. 27 — The Campus Champions program, a collaborative effort between XSEDE and campus representatives to promote the use of cyberinfrastructure in education and research, has reached two new benchmarks: 200 institutions across the United States now participate in the program, and all 50 states and all EPSCoR jurisdictions (except Guam) are represented with the Read more…

Rescale Announces Launch of Europe Region Cloud HPC Platform

Aug 27, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 27 – Rescale, the industry-leading simulation and high performance computing (HPC) platform provider, announced today that the Europe region simulation and HPC platforms are now publicly available. Rescale’s Europe region deployment of ScaleX Enterprise, ScaleX Pro, and ScaleX Developer provides European companies with the ability to instantly scale out their computer-aided engineering Read more…

Blue Waters and Titan Help SCEC Gain Insights About Earthquakes

Aug 27, 2015 |

Aug. 27 — Earthquakes occur on a massive scale and often originate deep below the surface of the Earth, making them notoriously difficult to predict. The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) and its lead scientist, Thomas Jordan, use massive computing power made possible by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve our understanding of earthquakes. In doing Read more…

SDSC Awarded One-Year Extension for Gordon Supercomputer

Aug 26, 2015 |

Aug. 26 — The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, a one-year extension to continue operating its Gordon supercomputer, providing continued access to the cluster for a wide range of researchers with data-intensive projects. The result of a five-year, $20 million NSF grant awarded Read more…

Acceleware Reports Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30

Aug 26, 2015 |

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 26 — Acceleware Ltd., a leading developer of high performance computing applications, today announced results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015 (all figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted). The challenging market conditions facing Acceleware continued into the three months ended June 30, 2015, caused by the Read more…

Gartner Says Worldwide Server Shipment Market Grew Eight Percent in Second Quarter of 2015

Aug 26, 2015 |

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 26 — In the second quarter of 2015, worldwide server shipments grew 8.0 percent year over year, while revenue increased 7.2 percent from the second quarter of 2014, according to Gartner, Inc. “The second quarter year-over-year growth for 2015 slowed compared with the annual growth of the first quarter of the year,” said Jeffrey Hewitt, Read more…

Matthew Tirrell Named Deputy Laboratory Director for Science at Argonne

Aug 25, 2015 |

Aug. 25 — Matthew Tirrell, the Founding Pritzker Director of the Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) at the University of Chicago, has been appointed to an additional scientific leadership role at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, in a move that will strengthen the two institutions’ combined efforts. Tirrell, a pioneering researcher in the fields Read more…

Science Advocate and Emmy Award Winning Actor Alan Alda to Open SC15

Aug 25, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Aug. 25 — SC15 announces that noted science communicator and award-winning actor Alan Alda will discuss the role of science in our society and the intersection of science and computing as he delivers the keynote address November 17, 2015 in Austin, TX (USA). “High performance computing has a transformational impact on science in Read more…

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