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Huazhong University of Science and Technology Crowned the ASC16 Champion

Apr 22, 2016 |

ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16) concluded in Wuhan on April 22. The co-host Huazhong University of Science and Technology won the championship and the e Prize with its extraordinary performance. Shanghai Jiaotong University was runner-up, and Zhejiang University won the Highest Computing Award. In addition, Nanyang Technological University, Beihang University, National University of Defense Read more…

HPL Record of 12.03TFLOPS Created at ASC16

Apr 20, 2016 |

In the first day of HPL contest at the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) on April 20, the team from Zhejiang University achieved a floating point computation performance of 12.03TFLOPS under 3000W power constraints. This rewrote the world record of 11.92TFLOPS held by Nanyang Technological University. This record-breaking performance was achieved under a rule set Read more…

ASC16 Finals: The Competition Climax

Apr 19, 2016 |

The final round of the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16) will be held at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan from April 18 to April 22. The 16 finalist teams will compete for the honor of being awarded the Grand Champion, Silver Winner, e-Prize, Highest LINPACK, Application Innovation and Most Popular Team. Read more…

Deep Learning Becomes ASC16 “e Prize” Challenge

Jan 29, 2016 |

As the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) enters competition, on January 26, ASC announced that the “e Prize ” this year would set on a deep learning algorithm DNN (Deep Neural Network). All teams are to develop DNN on a MIC (Many-Integrated-Core) platform and optimize the application on a provided MIC supercomputer cluster. DNN is Read more…

Largest Supercomputing Hackathon to Be Held at Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Jan 28, 2016 |

The world’s largest supercomputing hackathon, ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC), was launched in Beijing on January 26. The final round of 2016 will be held in Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) on April 18-22 in Wuhan, China. Over a thousand students have signed up for the competition, including teams from Tsinghua University (China), Read more…

175 Teams Worldwide Compete for ASC16 Student Supercomputer Challenge

Jan 26, 2016 |

The ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) Training kicked off in Beijing on January 26. To this date, 175 teams from 148 universities around the world have signed up for the competition. On the list, there are teams from well-known universities like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US), Imperial College London (UK), the University of Hamburg Read more…

9.27TFlops@3Kw! New Linpack Record set in ASC14 Student Supercomputer Challenge

Apr 23, 2014 |

On April 23th, three ASC14 finalists: Sun Yat-sen University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Taiwan Tsinghua University rewrote the Linpack record in Student Supercomputer Challenges. Under the 3000W power budget, the ASC14 host, the Sun Yat-sen University reached 9.272 Tflops Linpack performance. ASC14 is organized by Asia Supercomputer Community, Sun Yat-sen University and Read more…

How College Students Compete to Build the Fastest Supercomputers

Feb 14, 2013 |

If you have an office betting pool about which college students are likely to win the next cluster challenge, here are some things you should know.