Keshav Pingali to Receive ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award

New York, October 4, 2023 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, and IEEE Computer Society have named Keshav Pingali, the W.A.”Tex” Moncrief Chair of Grid and Distributed Computing at the University of Texas at Austin, as the recipient of the 2023 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. The Ken Kennedy Award recognizes groundbreaking achievements in parallel and high […]

IEEE, IEEE Computer Society and ISC Join on Access to ISC Research Papers

By Nages Sieslack, ISC Communications Team Oct. 2, 2023 — I had the opportunity to talk with Prof. Michela Taufer, the ISC 2024 Program Chair, to get an update on the event’s progress. Prof. Taufer has been in this position for three months and has significantly contributed to the ISC technical program. I was impressed […]

San Diego Supercomputer Center Names Rick Wagner CTO

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego has Rick Wagner chief technology officer. Wagner served as HPC Systems Engineer and then HPC Systems Manager at SDSC between 2010 and 2016 before joining the University of Chicago as a member of the Globus management team. At Globus, Wagner oversaw the Professional Services group, working….

NTT Research Scientific Teams Name 9 New Hires

Sunnyvale, Calif. – Sept. 26, 2023 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced that it has named Timothée Leleu as Senior Research Scientist and a Group Head in the Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab. It has also named Victor Bastidas and Maya Okawa as Research Scientists in the PHI Lab; Abhishek Jain, Senior Scientist in […]

IonQ Announces $25.5M Quantum Deal with U.S. Air Force Research Lab

Quantum computing company IonQ announced an expanded relationship with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to deploy two barium-based trapped ion quantum computing systems for quantum networking research and application development. The deal comes one year after IonQ announced an agreement with AFRL to provide access to the company’s trapped ion….

Atropos Health in Clinical Development Agreement with Janssen R&D

PALO ALTO, CA – September 27, 2023 – Data-driven healthcare company Atropos Health announced an agreement with Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen), a Johnson & Johnson company, aimed at helping accelerate clinical development with real-world data analysis. Building upon an existing collaboration, under the new agreement, Atropos and Janssen data scientists will utilize Atropos’s […]

Dec. 11 Nomination Deadline for DOE Distinguished Scientist Fellows

Sept. 28, 2023 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is accepting nominations from the DOE national laboratories for the department’s Distinguished Scientist Fellows Program. The deadline is 5 pm Eastern, Monday, Dec. 11, 2023. Information about eligibility requirements, nomination guidelines, and the selection process can be found on the Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellows […]

Argonne Preps Aurora for Exascale Simulations of Nuclear Reactors

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are preparing to use Aurora, the laboratory’s upcoming exascale supercomputer, to delve into the inner mechanics of a variety of nuclear reactor models. These simulations promise an unprecedented level of detail, offering insights that could revolutionize reactor design by improving understanding of the intricate heat flows….

DOE Funds $30M for Research to Accelerate Scientific Advances at National Labs

Sept. 27, 2023 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $30 million in funding for three projects to increase scientific productivity and discoveries across DOE light source, neutron source, and high-performance computing and networking facilities. The national laboratory-led collaborative projects are: A center for advanced mathematics for energy research applications led by Lawrence Berkeley National […]

Exascale Early Adopter Series Webinar Sept. 27: Optimizing SYCL Workloads on Aurora and Sunspot

On Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 11 am Central Time, Varsha Madananth, an applications engineer at Intel, will lead an online webinar on optimizing SYCL workloads for PVC on the Aurora exascale system and the Sunspot testbed system. Registration is here, virtual meeting information will follow. This webinar will delve into a range of optimization strategies, […]