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ACM SIGHPC/Intel Fellowships in Computational & Data Science Nominations Now Open

ACM’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (SIGHPC), in partnership with Intel, awards the ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships to 12 world-class students from under-represented groups in computing. The fellowships, funded by Intel, were established to increase diversity among students pursuing graduate degrees in data and computational sciences, including women and students

International Student Volunteers Play Integral Role in Building SCinet

SCinet students and volunteers value collaborating with “best professionals in the field” Each year a select group of students from all over the world work alongside network engineers and IT professionals to build the world’s fastest temporary network—SCinet. Altogether more than 180 volunteers from educational institutions, high performance computing centers, network equipment vendors, U.S. national laboratories, research

Labor Snapshot: Engaging Women and Diverse Talent is Now Imperative for High Performance Computing Sectors

About the Author Kelly Nolan serves on the SC18 Inclusivity Committee and is the co-founder of and a seasoned expert in strategic affairs and gender equity. Previously, she worked with Compute Canada where she led the strategy to secure commitments for more than $100 million in government funding. — Limiting Growth When you examine the STEM

Call for Nominations for Prestigious HPC Awards

ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship Deadline: 1 May 2018 The ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship honors exceptional PhD students throughout the world whose research focus is on high-performance computing applications, networking, storage, or large-scale data analysis using the most powerful computers that are currently available.   It comes with a $5,000 honorarium, recognition on

SCinet’s Women in IT Networking at SC Diversity Program is Now Accepting Applications

The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program is seeking qualified female U.S. candidates in their early to mid-career to join the SCinet volunteer workforce for SC18. Brief Overview: The SC Conference Series is dedicated to supporting an inclusive environment. In 2015, SCinet partnered with a team of collaborators to create the pilot SCinet