PRACE Council Elects New Chair and Vice-Chair

PRACE (the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) today announced that at its 44th PRACE Council Meeting on 8 June 2022 – held in hybrid mode – PRACE members elected a new chair and vice-chair. The new incumbents will fulfil their mandates for two years. Dr Constantia Alexandrou, Professor at the Physics Department of the University […]

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 […]

Nominations Open for PRACE €20 000 HPC Excellence Award

April 13, 2022 — The newly created PRACE HPC Excellence Award recognizes an outstanding individual or team for ground-breaking research that leads to significant scientific advances through HPC. The award can be given to any individual or team that demonstrates that the work has been communicated and peer-reviewed within five years preceding the nomination deadline. […]

PRACE Invites Participation in HPC for Industry Survey

Oct. 19, 2021 — PRACE, the  Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, has issued a survey aimed at assessing difficulties and issues SMEs face when attempting to apply high performance computing (HPC) and big data analysis to their work and when navigating the maze of software covering industry areas and research related to them. The survey […]

EuroHPC Summit Week to Be Held March 22-24 in Paris

The EuroHPC Summit Week 2022 will take place from 22 to 24 March in Paris. The conference will be hosted by GENCI, the French HPC agency, and organised by PRACE, the HPC-GIG project and ETP4HPC.  Save the dates! The EuroHPC Summit Week (EHPCSW) 2022 will gather the main European HPC stakeholders from technology suppliers and HPC […]

Call for Participation: HPC PRACE Winter School

The Inter University Computing Centre (IUCC) in Israel and Amazon Web Services have joined forces to train researchers and research software engineers (RSEs) in the use of AWS for high performance computing (HPC) at the PRACE Winter School, 7-9 December 2021. The organizations have issued a call for participation. PRACE (the Partnership for Advanced Computing […]

PRACE Summer of HPC 2020 Award Ceremony at ISC

June 30, 2021 — Serge Bogaerts, PRACE Managing Director, announced the PRACE Summer of HPC Awards 2020 to Antonios-Kyrillos Chatzimichail, Igor Abramov, and Josip Bobinac during an online award ceremony held on Wednesday 30 June 2021 at the virtual PRACE booth at ISC 2021. The three students received the awards for their exceptional performance and […]

PRACE 22nd Call for Proposals Results in 43 Awards Totaling 1.9B Core Hours

April 27, 2021 — PRACE announced that its 22nd Call for Proposals for PRACE Project Access received 61 eligible proposals, of which 43 were awarded, a total of 1.92 billion core hours. This brings the total number of Project Access projects awarded to 873 since 2010. Taking into account the seven multi-year proposals from calls […]

José Correia, University of Porto, Wins PRACE Best Poster Award at EuroHPC Summit

PRACE has selected the winner of the PRACE Best Poster Award at PRACEdays21 during the EuroHPC Summit Week 2021 Digital from 22 to 26 March. The winner is José Ricardo Correia, a PhD student in the group of Carlos Martins at the University of Porto and the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences, for his […]

Dr. Céline Merlet wins 2021 PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC

PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, has announced that French National Centre for Scientific Research researcher Dr. Céline Merlet from the Centre Inter-universitaire de Recherche et d’Ingénierie des Matériaux (CIRIMAT) in Toulouse is the winner of the 2021 PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC for her outstanding impact on HPC in Europe. Not […]