This week the OpenMP ARB appointed Dieter an Mey to its Board of Directors. As the the High Performance Computing team of the IT Center RWTH Aachen University in Germany, Dieter brings a wealth of experience as an OpenMP user to the Board.
“This was a big year for us as we closed with many milestones in what I call a Significant Paradigm shift in Parallelism. The most significant milestone was that the OpenMP Consortium has released OpenMP 4.0 in 2013 with new parallelism features that are productive, portable, and performant across C, C++, and Fortran.”
At SC13 this week, the OpenMP Consortium showcased OpenMP 4.0, a major upgrade of the OpenMP standard language specifications.