Dongarra Honored with Pair of Prestigious Supercomputing Awards

June 16, 2016

Jack Dongarra, one of today’s most distinguished HPC leaders, is adding two awards to his long list. The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) recently honored Dongarra with the High Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing Achievement Award at the annual High Performance and Distributed Computing Conference in Kyoto, Japan, while the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) will bestow him with the Super Computing (SC) 2016 Test of Time Award at its conference in November. Read more…

By John Russell

LINPACK’s ‘Companion Metric’ Gains Traction

July 15, 2015

The TOP500 organizers published their 45th twice-yearly list this week in tandem with ISC 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. What is becoming increasingly clear, as o Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

SC14 Technical Program Preview

July 29, 2014

July has been rather quiet in the HPC space, but what better time to start looking ahead and preparing for the busy fall ahead, including the preeminent annual Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Experts Discuss the Future of Supercomputers

January 29, 2013

Noted HPC pioneers weigh in on the coming class of exascale systems. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

NPR Highlights Supercomputing Race

August 3, 2011

This week National Public Radio is airing a short series on high performance computing, with today's installment focusing on the top-ranked Chinese system. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Apple’s iPad Gets a Linpack Workout

May 10, 2011

Tablet delivers 1990s-era TOP500 performance. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Scientific Community Behind Push to Exascale

January 11, 2011

University of Tennessee Professor Jack Dongarra champions exascale computing. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Scaling the Exa

June 3, 2010

The petascale era of supercomputing is barely underway, but the effort to reach the exascale level has already begun. The University of Tennessee's Jack Dongarra has been involved with an international project to develop software that will support exascale computing. We got a chance to speak with him before ISC and talk about the work being done. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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