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SC19 Keynote Session Video Now Available Including Highlights from Steven Squyres’ Engaging Mars Rover Presentation

SC19 Keynote Session: First 20 Minutes SC19 General Chair, Michela Taufer, introduces SC19 and speaks to the conference theme, “HPC Is Now”. Also included is full video of the Ken Kennedy, Sidney Fernbach, and Seymour Cray Society Awards presentations, and the introduction of Keynote Speaker Steven Squyres.     SC19 Keynote Speaker Highlights: Steven Squyres

Post-Conference Resources and Gratitude from SC19 General Chair Michela Taufer

  Thank You for Attending SC19! At this year’s conference, we not only learned the latest discoveries in our evolving field – but also celebrated the countless ways in which HPC is improving our lives … our communities … our world. So many people worked together to make SC19 possible – more than: 780 volunteers,

Congratulations to the SC and Society Awardees for SC19 in Denver

The SC Awards and selected ACM and IEEE awards were presented on Thursday, November 21 in Denver. Click through the award titles with an arrow for more information on the awardees. Visit the the SC19 photo archive (select the Awards Ceremony gallery) for photos of the acceptance ceremony at SC19. Congratulations to all of this

Inaugural SCinet Technology Challenge at SC19 Brings Supercomputing and Networking Together to Reimagine the Future of Data-driven Scientific Applications

SCinet, the SC Conference’s high-capacity network, hosted the inaugural Technology Challenge at SC19 this year with the goal of demonstrating that both ​networking and high performance computing resources are essential elements of the cyber infrastructure required to advance modern data-driven scientific applications. Three teams presented live demonstrations of their applications and experiments this past week

SCinet Recognitions Spotlight Contributors’ Significant Role in Advancing Networking Technologies at SC19

A group of more than 200 volunteers have just completed the successful launch of SCinet, a global collaboration of high-performance networking experts who provide the fastest and most powerful volunteer-built network in the world for the SC Conference which is taking place this week in Denver. SCinet offers an unprecedented amount of bandwidth — 4.22

SCinet Student Volunteers Are Here! SC19 Set-up Has Started

Rajani Pingili, from Hyderabad, India, is a first-year PhD student majoring in Computer Science at Western Michigan University. Her mentor, Dr. Ajay Gupta, introduced her to the conference, and she was selected as a SCinet student volunteer for the first time this year. Pingili joined a group of 19 SCinet student volunteers that arrived in

Last But Not Least: Final Five SC19 Computing4Change Student Profiles

SC19 will mark the second year of the Computing4Change (C4C) competition, which brings together students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to learn about data analytics and computational thinking, and work together to apply these skills to addressing a major social challenge. As we get closer to SC19, SIGHPC wanted to learn a little bit more

SC19 Keynote: When High Performance Computing Moves to the Edge

SC19 Keynote Speaker Details Lessons from Unmanned Mars Exploration When we talk about high performance computing (HPC), what we usually mean is the physical power of the technology—more speed, more bandwidth. more capacity. But sometimes the “high performance” isn’t about raw horsepower. “Computing on the edge” can call for ingenuity and software to overcome the

Prepping SCinet for SC19: Behind the Scenes with the SCinet Family

To prepare for SC19, this year’s SCinet Chair, Jim Stewart, Chief Technology Officer of the Utah Education and Telehealth Network, has been leading his team of 300 volunteers for over a year. That full year of hard work came together on October 21 when SCinet started its deployment to build the SC19 network in Denver.

Even More 2019 Computing4Change Profiles: Meet the Students!

SC19 will mark the second year of the Computing4Change (C4C) competition, which brings together students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to learn about data analytics and computational thinking, and work together to apply these skills to addressing a major social challenge. As we get closer to SC19, SIGHPC wanted to learn a little bit more

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