When Students Compete, the Whole HPC Community Wins

Members of the University of Texas, Austin took top honors in the SC13 Student Cluster Competition.

In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Jon Bashor from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory describes how the Student Cluster Competitions benefit the HPC community at large.

Farber to Teach All-Day Tutorial At SC14


Over at TechEnablement, Rob Farber writes that he will be teaching an all-day tutorial “From ‘Hello World’ to Exascale Using x86, GPUs and Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors” (tut106s1) at SC14 in New Orleans. The tutorial takes place on Sunday November 16, 2014.

Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge Returns to SC14

Parallel Universe

Today Intel announced it will hold its second Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC14, November 17-20, 2014 in New Orleans.

NICS Student Cluster Team Already Gearing up for SC14


The National Institute for Computational Sciences is again sponsoring and mentoring a Student Cluster Competition team for SC14.

Sandia’s Hendrickson and Leland Win SC14 Test of Time Award


Today the SC14 awards committee today announced that paper co-authored by Bruce Hendrickson and Rob Leland of Sandia National Laboratories has won the prestigious Test of Time Award.

June 15 Deadline Approaches for SC14 Broader Engagement Travel Grants


SC14 is now accepting applications for their Broader Engagement program. With a mission to increase the participation of individuals who have been traditionally under-represented in HPC, the Broader Engagement program offers travel grants to the conference, which will take place Nov. 16-21 in New Orleans.

Apply Now for the SC14 Experiencing HPC for Undergraduates Program


As the HPC community begins to show its age, there is a growing need to bring in the bright young minds that will be tomorrow’s supercomputing leaders.

Video: NCSA on why #HPCMatters!


“Why does high-performance computing matter? Because science matters! Discovery matters! Human beings are seekers, questers, questioners. And when we get answers, we ask bigger questions. HPC extends our reach, putting more knowledge, more discovery, and more innovation within our grasp. With HPC, the future is ours to create! #HPCMatters!”

SC14 Seeks Young Blood with HPC Interconnections Program


SC14 is now accepting applications for their Interconnections program, which provides a welcoming entryway for attendees who may be new to the community or the conference.

#HPC Matters: TACC Enters the SC14 Video Challenge


“High Performance Computing is fundamental to science and society, allowing scientists and researchers to push the boundaries of human knowledge and tackle the biggest challenges we face today. HPC matters because these challenges affect each and every one of us from where we live, to how we lead healthier lives, to how we protect people in the face of violent weather, changing climate, and unpredictable seismic activity. HPC matters because people matter.”