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Radio Free HPC Previews the SC14 Student Cluster Competition

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team previews the SC14 Student Cluster Competition. This year a record 12 teams will face off to build the fastest HPC clusters under a carefully monitored power envelope.

Purdue Gears Up for Student Cluster Competition

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Greg Kline writes that Purdue University is teaming up with Universidad EAFIT Colombia to go for the gold in the upcoming Student Cluster Competition at SC14.

Student Cluster Competition Sparks StartupHPC

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In this special guest feature, Cydney Ewald Stevens previews a talk on the Student Cluster Challenge by Dan Olds coming up at the StartupHPC Meetup at SC14.

Silicon Mechanics Sponsors Massachusetts Green Team

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Today Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announced that that the company is sponsoring the Massachusetts Green Team in the Student Cluster Competition at the SC14.

Call for Participation: HPCAC-ISC 2015 Student Cluster Competition

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Today the HPC Advisory Council announced their Call for Participation in the 2015 Student Cluster Competition at the ISC High Performance conference.

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.

NICS Student Cluster Team Already Gearing up for SC14

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

Podcast: Dan Olds Reports Live from the Asia Supercomputing Challenge

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In this podcast, Dan Olds from Gabriel Consulting reports live from the ASC 2014 Asia Supercomputer Challenge, where 16 teams are battling it out for cash prizes. The competition wraps up April 25 at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China.

Cray’s John Lee on How Cluster Competitions Launch Careers

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“We also discuss something I haven’t talked about before with anyone else – how students can best take advantage of this experience after the competition ends. What doors does their participation open? How they should best pursue positions in business, research, academia, or even with HPC vendors? In this interview, John Lee describes what Cray is looking for in new hires, and how SCC experience pays off for prospective job candidates in a wide variety of fields.”

Student Cluster Teams to Battle in Leipzig this Summer

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ISC’14 will host a Student Cluster Competition, organized in collaboration with the HPC Advisory Council. Held during the ISC exhibition in Leipzig towards the end of June, the Student Cluster Challenge is not just an opportunity to showcase student expertise but is designed to encourage the next generation of students to take up the challenges of high performance computing.