Podcast: Supercomputing the Deep Earth with the Gordon Bell Prize Winners

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articleIn this podcast, Jorge Salazar from TACC interviews two winners of the 2015 ACM Gordon Bell Prize, Omar Ghattas and Johann Rudi of the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, UT Austin. As part of the discussion, Ghattas describes how the NSCI initiative and exascale computing will propel science forward.

“With simulations conducted on the Stampede supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center and the IBM Sequoia supercomputer at LLNL, the award-winning study modeled the flow thousands of kilometers deep in the mantle, which moves Earth’s plates and triggers unpredictable events like volcanic eruptions and massive earthquakes.”

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