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Broader Engagement with HPC Matters; Become an SC14-BE Mentor

Sep 2, 2014 |

The Supercomputing Conference Broader Engagement program (SC-BE) increases conference participation by individuals who are traditionally underrepresented in the high-performance computing (HPC) arena, including women, minorities and people with disabilities. In a report by Timothy A. Mann and Valerie E. Taylor (Texas A&M) titled “Analysis of the Impact of the Broader Engagement Program on the SC Read more…

DDN Discusses Enterprise HPC Momentum

Aug 26, 2014 |

DataDirect Networks (DDN), the leader in large scale Big Data and Cloud storage, recently announced double digit, profitable growth for the first half of the year 2014, fueled by the adoption of its SFA and WOS technologies by increasing numbers of Strategic Enterprise HPC accounts. In advance of his keynote at the upcoming EnterpriseHPC event Read more…

Inspiring the Next Generation of Women to Blaze Trails & Embrace STEM Careers

Aug 18, 2014 |

I recently returned from vacation in Orlando, Fla. where I had the opportunity to visit the Kennedy Space Center for the first time. It was exciting to see our customers and partners’ logos lining the walls as reminders of what HPC has helped create. As I toured the launch sites and walked the halls of the Read more…

Academic HPC and Cloud Services Start to Blur

Aug 6, 2014 |

Stuttgart HPC Center (HLRS) director Michael Resch will present the ISC Cloud keynote on “HPC & Simulation in the Cloud – How Academia & Industry Can Benefit,” at the conference this September. ISC Cloud, the fifth in the series, will take place September 29 and 30 in Heidelberg, Germany. As an HPC cloud skeptic in Read more…

Byrd Emphasizes Value of Visualization at XSEDE14

Jul 31, 2014 |

Visualization expert Dr. Vetria Byrd closed out the XSEDE14 conference in Atlanta with a passionate talk about the value of visualization across all areas of research and scholarship, as well as a snapshot of some of her recent effort to bring more people into the visualization fold. Dr. Byrd, the director of advanced visualization at Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 12, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Busy year. Stampede, Lonestar, Maverick supercomputers did Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 5, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. I've joined Cray!!! Excited about the convergence Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Nov 13, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Nov 7, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 30, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Off the Wire

Paul Langan to Lead ORNL’s Neutron Sciences Directorate

Dec 19, 2014 |

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 19 — Paul Langan, a senior scientist and distinguished research staff member at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named ORNL’s Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for Neutron Sciences. Langan will lead the laboratory’s neutron science activities, which include two leading DOE Office of Science user facilities for neutron scattering Read more…

Mark Dean Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Dec 16, 2014 |

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 16 — Mark Dean, a professor in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering and an icon in the world of personal computing, has added another title to his already prestigious career: National Academy of Inventors Fellow for 2014. Dean, the Fisher Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Read more…

John Hamm Joins Solarflare Board of Directors

Dec 4, 2014 |

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 4 — Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent networking software and hardware, today announced the appointment of John Hamm — a technology chief executive officer, venture investor, executive coach and business author — to the firm’s Board of Directors. As a member of Solarflare’s Board of Directors, Hamm brings decades of experience in Read more…

Cray Appoints Ryan Waite to Senior VP of Products

Dec 2, 2014 |

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 2 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the Company has named Ryan Waite senior vice president of products. With more than 20 years of experience in big data, supercomputing and software at Amazon Web Services and Microsoft, Waite will be responsible for leading Cray’s products division, which manages the Company’s line Read more…

Two Berkeley Lab Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

Nov 25, 2014 |

Nov. 25 — Two scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2014.  William Collins, a climate scientist with Berkeley Lab’s  Earth Sciences Division, and Heinz Frei, a chemist with Berkeley Lab’s Physical Biosciences Division, were among the 401 Read more…