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@HPCpodcast: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategies – A How-to Guide for HPC Managers

While it’s safe to assume that most senior managers in the HPC community are in favor of hiring and promoting more women and people of color within their organizations, many don’t know how to make it happen. At last week’s annual meeting of the Dell Technologies HPC Community, Melyssa Fratkin of the Texas Advanced Computing Center offered this piece of advice: using same-old-same-old hiring practices won’t work.

Women in HPC Seeks to Fill Chair Vacancy

July 25, 2022 — Women in HPC announced today it is recruiting for a new chair. The organization said this is a volunteer, remote, part-time leadership opportunity for a three-year term. WHPC encourages sharing of this information with others who may be suitable for the role. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to […]

Women in HPC Announces July Events

July 7, 2022 — Women in HPC has announced its July schedule of opportunities for the HPC community.  From reviews, to networking, to the announcement of our participation at SC22 in Dallas, here is a summary of events as described by WHPC: WHPC launches early career talk submissions for november 13th workshop – Dallas: Abstract submissions […]

Kathryn Kelley Joins CASC as Executive Director

June 30, 2022 — The Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) has announce that Kathryn Kelley has joined CASC as it’s new Executive Director. For more than three decades, CASC has promoted the use of advanced computing to accelerate scientific discovery for national competitiveness, global security, and economic success. Kelley will work with the CASC […]

Women in HPC Returns to In-Person Events at ISC 2022 in Hamburg

June 15, 2022 — The Women in HPC (WHPC) organization released this report on its activities at the ISC 2022 conference earlier this month in Hamburg. Members, allies and friends gathered together for the 13th Annual WHPC Workshop at ISC, as well as celebrated Early Career Research in HPC and the return of Diversity Day. […]

Women in HPC Returns in Support of Greater Equity at ISC 2022 in Hamburg

Edinburgh, United Kingdom – May 12, 2022 – WHPC, an entirely volunteer-run organisation that strives to encourage more women into the field of high performance computing (HPC) through fellowship, education and support is proud to return to global, in-person events beginning with ISC 2022. Over the week of the conference, volunteers from the HPC community have come […]

CEA-Leti Scientist Elisa Vianello Receives €3 Million ERC Grant for Nanoscale Memories

GRENOBLE, France – March 22, 2021 – CEA-Leti today announced that Elisa Vianello, senior scientist and Edge AI program coordinator, has received a €3 million grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to build nanoscale memory devices inspired by insect nervous systems for such applications as consumer robotics, implantable medical diagnostic microchips and wearable electronics. The […]

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.

Registration Opens March 15 for RMACC HPC Symposium, May 19-20                                         

BOULDER, CO – Registration for the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) 11th annual High Performance Computing Symposium – offered online and free of charge – opens Monday, March 15. Registration for the conference, to be held Wednesday and Thursday, May 19-20, and other details can be found at www.rmacc.org/hpcsymposium. Women in HPC will have […]

Dell Names New HPC Leadership Team

Dell Technologies has announced its new HPC and AI leadership, a management group  likely to be unfamiliar to many in the HPC community. But this may say something about the evolution of HPC as well as Dell’s vision of HPC’s broadening role across IT. The leadership group is comprised of Pete Manca, SVP for integrated solutions engineering; Caitlin Gordon, VP of product management, Integrated Solutions; and Ihab Tarazi, SVP CTO Office, Integrated Solutions and Technology Ecosystems.