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TBT: When High Performance Networking and the Beatles Share the Same Texas Stage

Ground-breaking technology and revolutionary musicians distinguish the same Dallas venue (Dallas, Texas) – The Beatles and High Performance Networking may seem like entirely unrelated topics. But they’re connected this week +5 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. In 1964 the Beatles broke musical ground when they performed here, and now just 2,824 weeks later

Professor Sarita Adve Recognized with 2018 ACM/IEEE Computer Society Ken Kennedy Award

Cited for Research Contributions and Leadership in Development of Memory Consistency Models for C++ and Java, Service to Computer Science Organizations, and Exceptional Mentoring LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., October 31, 2018 – The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) have named Sarita Adve, the Richard T. Cheng Professor of Computer Science at

Columbia University’s Dr. David E. Shaw Selected to Receive 2018 IEEE-CS Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award

Dr. David E. Shaw, chief scientist of D. E. Shaw Research and a senior research fellow at the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at Columbia University, has been named recipient of the 2018 IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award. Dr. Shaw is being recognized “for the design of special-purpose supercomputers for biomolecular

University of California Distinguished Professor Linda Petzold Recognized with 2018 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award

University of California, Santa Barbara Distinguished Professor Linda Petzold, has been selected to receive the 2018 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award. Petzold was cited for “pioneering contributions to numerical methods and software for differential-algebraic systems and for discrete stochastic simulation.” Established in 1992 in memory of high performance computing pioneer Sidney Fernbach, the Sidney

The Next Generation of Supercomputing Leaders: IEEE-CS TCHPC Announces 2018 Early Career Researchers Awards for Excellence in HPC

IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) selects Lin Gan of Tsinghua University and the National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, Min Si of Argonne National Laboratory, and Edgar Solomonik of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as 2018 winners of the IEEE-CS Technical Consortium on High Performance Computing (TCHPC) Early Career Researchers Award for Excellence in High Performance Computing.

Must Read Message from Conference Chair Ralph A. McEldowney: HPC Inspires at SC18

Never before has HPC been more crucial to empowering science for the benefit of humanity. From hurricane and earthquake predictions to solving global hunger challenges – the importance of HPC has never been greater. Join us in Dallas, Texas for the 30th Anniversary of the SC Conference Series, Nov 11-16, 2018, and be inspired to

Important Update: INDIS Workshop Deadline Extended to September 12th

Deadline extension: Paper submissions for the 5th annual INDIS Workshop are now due on Wednesday, September 12th! The SCinet experimental networks team invites original papers for the 5th annual Innovating the Network for Data-Intensive Science (INDIS) workshop. INDIS is an academic forum for researchers and engineers to share information systems infrastructure developments that are essential

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