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HPC at TACC, PSC, Univ. of Chicago Supports Completion of 1st Multiscale COVID-19 Virus Model

The Texas Advanced Computing Center has announced completion of what it said is the first complete, multiscale model of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a project that leveraged HPC resources at TACC, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) and the University of Chicago Research Computing Center (UCRCC). According to an article published late yesterday by TACC Technical Writer […]

Supercomputing Frontiers Europe Announces Virtual Event July 19-23

Supercomputing Frontiers Europe’s annual conference will be a free, online event and is scheduled for July 19-23, 2021. Featuring virtual ICM seminars on HPC and computational science, it will be broadcast from Warsaw, Poland. Topics for SCFE21 will be: special architectures, storage class memory, hybrid cloud/HPC, smart systems, hybrid quantum computing and HPC, omics and […]

D-Wave Introduces Leap Quantum Cloud Service to Singapore

SINGAPORE – Quantum computing systems, software and services company D-Wave Systems Inc., has announced the introduction of Leap quantum cloud service to Singapore. Developers, researchers, and businesses in Singapore can now access D-Wave’s Advantage™ quantum computer, hybrid quantum/classical solvers, and the Quantum Application Environment (QAE) in real time via Leap to drive the development of business-critical, […]

TACC, with NSF, Dell and Intel, Expands Frontera for Urgent Computing

This update is from Aaron Dubrow, science and technology writer, TACC. Frontera — the 9th fastest supercomputer in the world, deployed at The University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) — has expanded thanks to a supplemental award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), which funded the system, and a substantial contribution from […]

D-Wave Demonstrates Performance Advantage in Quantum Simulation of Exotic Magnetism

BURNABY, British Columbia — D-Wave Systems Inc., the quantum computing systems, software and services company, has published a milestone study in collaboration with scientists at Google, demonstrating a computational performance advantage, increasing with both simulation size and problem hardness, to over 3 million times that of corresponding classical methods. Notably, this work was achieved on a practical […]

CrownBio and JSR Life Sciences Partner with Cambridge Quantum Computing to Leverage Quantum Machine Learning for Novel Cancer Treatment Biomarker Discovery 

SUNNYVALE, CA and CAMBRIDGE, UK, February 24, 2021 – Crown Bioscience (CrownBio), JSR Life Sciences and Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) today announced a partnership agreement to explore the application of quantum technology to drive the identification of multi-gene biomarker discovery for oncology drug discovery. The partnership will combine CrownBio’s domain expertise and vast data sets generated […]

Summit and Theta Supercomputers Power ML Models for Fusion Energy Research

A team led by C.S. Chang at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop Summit and Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s (ALCF’s) 11.7-petaflop Theta supercomputers, together with a supervised machine learning program called Eureqa, to find….

University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center, Western Digital Leverage AI and Big Data in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Western Digital today said it has partnered with the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center to provide the storage infrastructure for from mammography scans cancer detection. The center’s AI Precision Health Institute (AI-PHI) has deployed the company’s Ultrastar Data60 Hybrid Storage Platform  with 720TB of  hard disk drives (HDDs)  in support of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning […]

Fugaku Leverages AI for Tsunami Flood Prediction

February 15, 2021 – A new AI model that harnesses the power of the world’s fastest supercomputer, Fugaku, is targeting tsunami flooding prediction in coastal areas before the tsunami reaches land. The development of the new technology was announced as part of a joint project between the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IREDeS) at […]

PSC’s Big Data and AI Supercomputer Replaced by New Bridges-2 Platform

February 15, 2021 — From the vastness of neutron-star collisions to the raw power of incoming tsunamis to the tiny, life-and-death details of how COVID-19 progresses, the Bridges platform at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has seen it all. Now Bridges has taken its final bow, ceding the title of PSC’s flagship high-performance computing (HPC) […]