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Council on Competitiveness Defends TOP500 Usefulness

Dec 6, 2012 |

Comments made by Blue Waters Project Director Bill Kramer questioning the continued relevance of the TOP500 list prompt this letter to the editor.

DOE Commissions Extreme Computing Study

Dec 3, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Compete_logo_2012.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”92″ />The Council on Competitiveness has been awarded a $914,000 grant from the Department of Energy to explore the implications of the emerging post-petaflop era and the challenges associated with extreme computing. HPCwire talks to Council on Competitiveness Senior Vice President Cynthia R. McIntyre to learn more about the project.

White House Announces Project to Spur HPC Adoption in US Manufacturing

Mar 3, 2011 |

The White House hosted a press conference on Wednesday to announce a new public-private partnership that aims to bring HPC technology to the have-nots of the US manufacturing sector. Using a $2 million grant from the US Department of Commerce and an additional $2.5 million investment from industrial partners, a consortium has been formed to broaden the use of HPC technology by small manufacturing enterprises (SMEs).

The HPC Gap in US Manufacturing

Feb 24, 2011 |

Using high performance computing to help modernize US manufacturing is one of those good ideas that seems inevitable but always just out of reach. A recent study confirms this, and provides a framework for strengthening the HPC landscape in this sector.

Bob Graybill Starts National Clearinghouse Firm for HPC Services

Oct 16, 2008 |

Bob Graybill, whose high-profile roles have included heading the DARPA High Productivity Computing Systems (HPCS) program and working with USC-ISI, the Council on Competitiveness and half a dozen big defense contractors, is now CEO and president of a start-up. Nimbis Services aims to expand HPC use in manufacturing by brokering cycles, storage and expertise.