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DOE Document Reveals Next-Gen Supercomputing Strategy: A Move to More Modular, Faster Upgrade Cycles

Less than a month after its Frontier system broke the exascale performance barrier and won the no. 1 supercomputing world ranking, the U.S. Department of Energy today issued an RFI revealing its strategic thinking for the next generation of leadership-class supercomputers extending out to 2030. The documentis calls for “the development of an approach that […]

Registration Open for Aug. 2-4 RMACC HPC Symposium

June 28, 2022, BOULDER, CO – Registration is underway for the 12th  annual Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) High Performance Computing Symposium, August 2-4. To register, learn more about the symposium and view the program, visit the symposium website at www.rmacc.org/hpcsymposium. The conference will be held at the Wolf Law Center on the campus of the University […]

TACC Announces Frontera Fellows Cohort for 2022-2023

The Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC) has welcomed its Frontera Computational Science Fellowship awardees for 2022-2023. The program provides a year-long opportunity for talented graduate students to compute on the Frontera supercomputer world and collaborate with experts at TACC. TACC released the following profiles and Q&A with the new cohort of fellows: Alma Carolina Escobosa, […]

TSMC Japan 3DIC R&D Center Completes Clean Room Construction in AIST Tsukuba Center

IBARAKI, Japan, June 24, 2022 — TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced that its subsidiary, the TSMC Japan 3DIC R&D Center, has completed construction of its clean room in the Tsukuba Center of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). An opening event was held today. The TSMC Japan 3DIC R&D […]

Scalable Inferencing for Autonomous Trucking

In this sponsored post, Tim Miller, Vice President, Product Marketing, One Stop Systems, discusses autonomous trucking and that to achieve AI Level 4 (no driver) in the vehicles, powerful AI inference hardware supporting many different inferencing engines operating and coordinating simultaneously is required.

Cerebras Claims Record for Largest AI Models Trained on a Single Device

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 22, 2022 — AI computing company Cerebras Systems today announced that  a single Cerebras CS-2 system is able to train models with up to 20 billion parameters on – something not possible on any other single device, according to the company. By enabling a single CS-2 to train these models, Cerebras said […]

DOE Announces Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners

June 21, 2022 — Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm announced 10 U.S. scientists and engineers as recipients of the prestigious Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for their exceptional contributions in research and development supporting the Energy Department’s missions in science, energy, and national security. The 2021 Ernest O. Lawrence Award recipients are: Matthew C. […]

AWS Launches Center for Quantum Networking

June 21, 2022 — Amazon Web Services today announced the AWS Center for Quantum Networking (CQN), whose mission is to address scientific and engineering challenges and to develop new hardware, software, and applications for quantum networks. AWS said CQN will complement the quantum science and engineering efforts underway at the AWS Center for Quantum Computing and […]

PRACE Announces Winner of Inaugural €20,000 HPC Excellence Award

June 20, 2022 — The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) has announced that the first edition of the PRACE HPC Excellence Award has been awarded to the team of Nicola Marzari of EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) and NCCR MARVEL (a centre on Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials created by the Swiss National […]

@HPCpodcast: Parallel Processing Systems Pioneer Dr. Thomas Sterling on the State of HPC

Following his highly anticipated and always-insightful closing night keynote at the recent ISC conference, we caught up with Prof. Thomas Sterling to discuss the state of HPC.  Dr. Sterling is professor of intelligent systems engineering at Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, and president and co-founder of Simultac, a technology company focused on […]