Tag: taac

OpenPOWER Academic Discussion Group Holds First Workshop

Dec 7, 2015 |

Since its founding in 2013, OpenPOWER Foundation membership has grown to more than 170 including roughly 40 academic members; the latter have formed an Academic Discussion Group and held their first workshop in Austin coinciding with SC15 last month. During a packed 1.5-day agenda, presenters from academia and industry examined progress and opportunities to leverage Read more…

Going Ballistic: Scientists Take on Spacecraft, Body Armor With Supercomputers at Their Side

Jul 2, 2013 |

Researchers are using supercomputers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to simulate high-speed collisions with the hope of figuring out ways to make better shields–for spacecraft and for people.