Invited Talk Preview: “China’s Effort on Exascale Computing: Current Status and Perspectives” by Beihang University’s Depei Qian

Speaker: Depei Qian

Time: Wednesday, November 14th, 11:15am – 12pm

Location: Exhibit Hall B


Description: After a brief introduction to the key project on HPC under the national key R&D program, this talk focuses on the progress made by the key project, including the exascale prototype system development, the HPC

Qian Depei
Qian Depei

applications and enabling platforms and technologies, and the national HPC environment together with the services provided. Major issues on exascale system development and the HPC application ecosystem will be discussed. The perspectives of HPC in China, especially connection of HPC with BD and AI and the possible converged development of HPC, BD and AI are discussed toward the end of the talk.

Speaker Info:

Qian Depei is a professor at Sun Yat-sen University and Beihang University and is Dean of the School of Data and Computer Science of Sun Yat-sen University. He has been working on computer architecture and computer networks for many years. His current research interests include high performance computer architecture and implementation technologies, distributed computing, network management, and network performance measurement. He has published over 300 papers in journals and conferences.

Since 1996 he has been the member of the expert group and expert committee of the National High-Tech Research and Development Program (the 863 program) in information technology. He was the chief scientist of three 863 key projects on high performance computing from 2002 to 2017. Currently, he is the chief scientist of the national key R&D project on high performance computing.


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