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2 Univ. of Minnesota Professors Win SC21 Test of Time Award

Oct. 13, 2021 — The annual SC Test of Time Award (ToTA) goes to George Karypis and Vipin Kumar of the University of Minnesota for their paper “Multilevel Algorithms for Multi-Constraint Graph Partitioning”, published in the Proceedings of SC98. The ToTA recognizes an outstanding paper that has deeply influenced the HPC discipline, it’s a mark […]

SC21 Updates Safety Protocol for On-site Attendees

SC21 has issued an update about on-site safety protocols at its annual conference, to be held November 14–19, 2021 in St. Louis. Following are highlights of their statement released today: Proof of Vaccination: SC21 will require all in-person attendees, exhibitors, volunteers, and SC21 staff to be fully vaccinated. In order to pick up your registration badge, […]

Hyperion Research Invites Submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 30, 2021 – Hyperion Research and the HPC User Forum Steering Committee are now accepting submissions for the 18th round of the HPC Innovation Excellence Awards. The program started in 2011 and has recognized nearly 100 outstanding HPC-supported achievements in academia, government and the private sector. Award entries are invited from […]

SC21 to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for In-Person Attendees

Following are excepts from a statement released yesterday by Bronis de Supinski, general chair of SC21, to be held in St. Louis in November. The requirement of proof of COVID-19 vaccination for in-person attendees is a change from the conference’s pandemic policy as of August 16, when we interviewed de Supinski. “As we prepare to […]

SC21 Will Remain In-person/Virtual Hybrid, Says Conference General Chair de Supinski

Amid rumors that SC21 is on the verge of shifting to an all-virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, conference General Chair Bronis de Supinski told us today that the rumors are unfounded: SC21 will be an in person/virtual hybrid gathering. “There’s nothing to (the rumors),” de Supinski said. He added that he and several […]

Apply Now for the SC21 Early Career Program

Early-career researchers and technical professionals within the first five years of a permanent position are encouraged to apply for the SC21 Early Career Program. This virtual workshop, scheduled for Monday, November 15, 2021, will provide a one-day series of special sessions related to goal setting, collaboration, publishing, funding, mentorship, science communication, time management, academic service […]

Registration Now Open for SC21

SC21 (November 14-19) has announced that registration (both on-site and online) is now open for this year’s conference, to be held for the first time in St. Louis. “We understand there may be unforeseeable events related to COVID-19 that may impact attendee travel or on-site participation,” conference organizers said in their announcement. “If you are […]

Meet 6 Trailblazing Women in HPC

Women are severely underrepresented in the field of HPC. While they comprise about 51 percent of the general population, women account for only about 17 percent of the HPC workforce1. Those numbers are slowly improving, thanks to the contributions of numerous female engineers, scientists and researchers. In recognition of March as International Women’s History Month, we’re profiling six talented women doing trailblazing work that should inspire others to enter this exciting field.