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Sixteen Teams to Compete in SC17 Student Cluster Competition

Today SC17 announced that 16 teams will take part in the Student Cluster Competition. Hailing from across the U.S., as well as Asia and Europe, the student teams will race to build HPC clusters and run a full suite of applications in the space of just a few days. The Student Cluster Competition is a high energy event featuring young supercomputing talent from around the world competing to...
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Students and Scholars Named in First National CyberGIS Summer School

The CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is hosting a Summer School for graduate and early-career scholars to gain cutting-edge knowledge about scientific problem solving enabled by CyberGIS and geospatial data science. Thirty-six students from around the country are...
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Calling High School Students for UC San Diego’s Mentor Assistance Program

San Diego-area high school students interested in pursuing a career in scientifically-based research are invited to apply to UC San Diego’s Mentor Assistance Program (MAP), a campus-wide initiative designed to engage students in a mentoring relationship with an expert from a vast array of disciplines. Launched almost two years ago by the university’s San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and...
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Apply Now for the SC17 Student Cluster Competition - Deadline: April 7, 2017

SC17 is excited to hold another nail-biting Student Cluster Competition, or SCC, now in its eleventh year, as an opportunity to showcase student expertise in a friendly yet spirited competition. Held as part of SC17’s Students@SC, the Student Cluster Competition is designed to introduce the next generation of students to the high-performance computing community. Over the years, the...
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Apply Now for the SC17 Student Cluster Competition - Deadline: April 7, 2017

SC17 is excited to hold another nail-biting Student Cluster Competition, or SCC, now in its eleventh year, as an opportunity to showcase student expertise in a friendly yet spirited competition. Held as part of SC17’s Students@SC, the Student Cluster Competition is designed to introduce the next generation of students to the high-performance computing community. Over the years, the...
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Applications for Two PRACE Summer Activities Are Now Being Accepted

Both activities are expense-paid programs and will allow participants to travel and stay at a hosting location and learn about HPC: The 2017 International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences as well as The PRACE Summer of HPC 2017 program. The summer school is sponsored by Compute/Calcul Canada, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), the...
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ASC17 Student Competitors to Gain Access to #1 Sunway TaihuLight Supercomputer

Today the Asia Supercomputer Community announced that the world’s fastest supercomputer, Sunway TaihuLight, will be used by students in the upcoming 2017 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge. The 2017 ASC team registration and proposal application process began during SC16 and is now open to all universities and organizations worldwide. To date, the Sunway TaihuLight is the only supercomputer...
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SC16 Releases SCC Focus on Team SegFAUlt

When asked to provide an interesting fact about their group, Team SegFAUlt from Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany was tempted to write a funny story, but then remembered, “We’re German – we are efficient and have no sense of humor! ;).” For the university’s third time in the SCC, they wanted to come up with a team name that was characteristic, but also smart and...
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Computer Science/STEM Leaders Explain How to Spark STEM Interest in Youth

The future demands a large, diverse pool of innovative scientists, engineers and mathematicians who can work together to solve big problems. The working scientists who lead SC16, the premier international conference showcasing high performance computing coming up this November, envision and advocate for a future talent pool that looks far larger and more diverse. “Teams are always more...
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Winning Posters on GPU Programming Send UW Students to SC16

Two University of Wyoming graduate students earned a trip to the SC16 conference in November by virtue of winning the poster contest at the recent Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC) High Performance Computing Symposium. The 2016 RMACC Poster winners: Pranay Reddy Kommera, a first-year doctoral student from India majoring in electrical engineering, took first prize with his...
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