HPCVL Announces Inaugural HPCVL-Sun Chairs

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The High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory [HPCVL] has announced the appointment of three HPCVL-Sun Microsystems of Canada Chairs in Computational Science and Engineering.

As a Sun Centre of Excellence that uses Sun technologies to further research, we are proud to partner with HPCVL to provide researchers with a choice of high-performance computing server architectures to better support their varied application requirements,” said Andy Bechtolsheim, Product Architect, Systems Group, Sun Microsystems Inc. “We congratulate the HPCVL-Sun Chairs on their new positions and are confident that their innovative research will open the doors to important scientific knowledge and technological development.”

The chairs named in the release are Dr. Jorg-Rudiger Sack of Carleton University, Dr. Stavros Tavoularis from the University of Ottawa and Dr. Ugo Piomelli from Queen’s University.  The HPCVL is “a supercomputing consortium comprised of Queen’s University, The Royal Military College of Canada (RMC), the University of Ottawa, Carleton University, Ryerson University, Seneca College in Toronto and Loyalist College in Belleville. In addition to reliable, secure computing, HPCVL provides storage resources and support for over 130 Canadian research groups, and is one of Canada’s leading secure HPC environments.”

For more info, read the full release here.