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Primeur weekly 2018-02-12

Quantum computing

New controls scale quantum chips ...

Controlling quantum interactions in a single material ...

Light controls two-atom quantum computation ...

Focus on Europe

TANGO project releases the Beta version of #TANGOToolbox to facilitate the effort of coding when targeting various hardware architectures ...

Nominations open for PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC 2018 ...

Optalysys and The Earlham Institute achieve over 90% energy savings in breakthrough project applying optical processing for DNA sequence alignment ...

Middleware

Sylabs emerges from stealth to bring Singularity container technology to enterprise performance computing ...

Dell EMC expands server capabilities for software-defined, edge and high-performance computing ...

Hardware

Virtual reality helps explore the GPS of the mind ...

HiPerGator is the number 3 most powerful computer at a U.S. public university ...

Supermicro expands edge computing and network appliance portfolio with new high density SoC solutions ...

Supermicro introduces Silicon Valley's first 3-Megawatt clean energy automated rack integration facility ...

One Stop Systems introduces highest bandwidth, 5th generation NVMe ion accelerator flash storage array ...

Applications

University of Illinois researcher recognized with ACM Fellowship for contributions to parallel programming ...

After the storm: Simulating and visualizing extreme weather with XSEDE ...

XSEDE's Maverick helps explore next generation solar cells and LEDs ...

Optimized solutions for treating bone fractures will soon be reality ...

UMass Amherst computer science experts in artificial intelligence join IBM's AI Horizons Network ...

AI computer vision breakthrough IDs poachers in less than half a second ...

University of Chicago astrophysicists settle cosmic debate on magnetism of planets and stars ...

Portland State University joins nationwide program to develop brain-inspired computing ...

The Cloud

Ampere launches to accelerate hyperscale Cloud computing innovations ...

Oracle Cloud growth driving aggressive global expansion ...

Leading Cloud providers join with NSF to support data science frontiers ...

Smartly containing the Cloud increases computing efficiency, according to first-of-its-kind study ...

Nominations open for PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC 2018

8 Feb 2018 Brussels - From 29 to 31 May 2018, PRACE will organise the fifth edition of its Scientific and Industrial Conference - PRACEdays18 - under the motto "HPC for Innovation: when Science meets Industry" in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

PRACE initiated the "PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC" at PRACEdays16, having Dr. Zoe Cournia, a Computational Chemist, Investigator - Assistant Professor at the Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Greece as the first successful winner. Dr. Frauke Gräter of the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies and University of Heidelberg was awarded the second annual PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC at PRACEdays17.

PRACE is now ready to receive your nomination for the Award. The nomination process is fully open via the Call for Nominations published on the PRACE website and via different social media channels. Nominations should be sent to submissions-pracedays[at]prace-ri.eu by 1 March 2018.

The winner of the Award will be invited to participate in the concluding Panel Session at PRACEdays18, and will receive a cash prize of 1000 euro as well as a certificate and an engraved crystal trophy.

A nomination should include the following:

  • Name, address, phone number, and e-mail address of nominator (person making the nomination). The nomination should be submitted by a recognised member of the HPC community.
  • Name, address, and email address of the nominee (person being nominated).
  • The nomination statement addressing why the candidate should receive this award, should include a description of the first two criteria in detail within half page each (max. 300 words each).
  • Copy of the candidate's CV, certificates, listing publications (with indication of the h-index), honours, etc. should be provided.

The selection criteria involve:

  • Outstanding impact on HPC research, computational science or service provision at a global level.
  • Role model for women beginning careers in HPC.
  • The winner of this award must be a young female scientist (PhD +10 years max, excluding parental leave) who is currently working in Europe or has been working in Europe during the past three years.

The Selection Committee is composed of:

1. Claudia Filippi, Member of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee (SSC), University of Twente, Faculty of Science and Technology, Netherlands

2. Erik Lindahl, Chair of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee (SSC)

3. Lee Margetts, Chair of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee (SSC)

4. Laura Grigori, Member of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee (SSC), INRIA/University Pierre and Marie Curie, France, member of the Selection Committee since 2017

5. Suzanne Talon, Women in HPC member, CEO of Calcul Québec, Canada, member of the Selection Committee since 2017.

The committee will (partially) change every 2 years.
Source: PRACE

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2018-02-12

Quantum computing

New controls scale quantum chips ...

Controlling quantum interactions in a single material ...

Light controls two-atom quantum computation ...

Focus on Europe

TANGO project releases the Beta version of #TANGOToolbox to facilitate the effort of coding when targeting various hardware architectures ...

Nominations open for PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC 2018 ...

Optalysys and The Earlham Institute achieve over 90% energy savings in breakthrough project applying optical processing for DNA sequence alignment ...

Middleware

Sylabs emerges from stealth to bring Singularity container technology to enterprise performance computing ...

Dell EMC expands server capabilities for software-defined, edge and high-performance computing ...

Hardware

Virtual reality helps explore the GPS of the mind ...

HiPerGator is the number 3 most powerful computer at a U.S. public university ...

Supermicro expands edge computing and network appliance portfolio with new high density SoC solutions ...

Supermicro introduces Silicon Valley's first 3-Megawatt clean energy automated rack integration facility ...

One Stop Systems introduces highest bandwidth, 5th generation NVMe ion accelerator flash storage array ...

Applications

University of Illinois researcher recognized with ACM Fellowship for contributions to parallel programming ...

After the storm: Simulating and visualizing extreme weather with XSEDE ...

XSEDE's Maverick helps explore next generation solar cells and LEDs ...

Optimized solutions for treating bone fractures will soon be reality ...

UMass Amherst computer science experts in artificial intelligence join IBM's AI Horizons Network ...

AI computer vision breakthrough IDs poachers in less than half a second ...

University of Chicago astrophysicists settle cosmic debate on magnetism of planets and stars ...

Portland State University joins nationwide program to develop brain-inspired computing ...

The Cloud

Ampere launches to accelerate hyperscale Cloud computing innovations ...

Oracle Cloud growth driving aggressive global expansion ...

Leading Cloud providers join with NSF to support data science frontiers ...

Smartly containing the Cloud increases computing efficiency, according to first-of-its-kind study ...