The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe [PRACE] has announced that they will soon establish a scientific steering committee. The first discussions of which will be held at an upcoming workshop on April 20th at at Forschungszentrum Jülich. The Scientific Steering Committee [SSC] will serve as an important step in creating the new Europe-wide Research Infrastructure for HPC.
Professor Richard Kenway of the University of Edinburgh chairs the workshop. He invited around 40 leading computational scientists from across Europe, and spanning all the major HPC application areas, to assist the PRACE Management Board by nominating the 20 members of the SSC. The SSC will advise PRACE on how best to exploit the PRACE facilities to maximise the benefits to European science.
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