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The Democratization of Parallel Computing

Aug 20, 2014 |

Virginia Tech College of Engineering Professor Wu Feng has a vision to broadly apply parallel computing to advance science and address major challenges. A recent expose on Feng’s work details his involvement with the NSF, Microsoft, and the Air Force using innovative computing techniques to solve problems. “Delivering personalized medicine to the masses is just Read more…

Big Data Versus Big Compute

Dec 10, 2013 |

Big data and big compute are not new concepts. Before the term “big data” took off as the buzzword du jour, the HPC community expressed these same ideas as compute-intensive and data-intensive computing. Problems were compute-bound or IO-bound or both. It is the case, however, that the world is in the midst of a data Read more…

The Greening of HPC — A Conversation with Professor Wu Feng

Nov 18, 2010 |

The increased awareness in the HPC community of the need to maximize energy efficiency in compute-intensive environments has never been greater. With The Green500 results coming out this week, HPCwire’s Caroline Connor turned to Professor Wu Feng from Virginia Tech, the man largely credited with the movement towards environmentally-sustainable supercomputing.