Here we’ll keep you up to date with the latest news and perspectives on topics related to SC and the upcoming conference throughout the year. Check out the tags to explore more posts on the subjects that interest you.


SC19 July Need to Know: Registration Opens July 11; Preparations Under Way to Announce Full Schedule; Welcoming Families at SC19; Student Opportunities

Summer is heating up, and so are our preparations for SC19! We are just over halfway to the event and getting excited to break new records this year in Denver.   Register for SC19 on July 11 and Save When you register for SC19, you’re gaining the opportunity to hear from and converse with the

A First-Time Student Volunteer Is Struck by HPC’s En-‘Lightning’ Possibilities

Meet Julia Julia Milani, a third-year student majoring in computer science at Universidade Federal de São Carlos in Brazil, participated in the HPC for Undergraduates program at SC17. So, becoming a “first-time” student volunteer for SC18 actually marked her second SC conference experience.   Struck by Lightning (Talks and Demos) While at SC18, Julia particularly

Teams Named for SC19 Student Cluster Competition

Competitors Represent Growing Diversity, International Interest This year’s competitors for the Student Cluster Competition (SCC), showcase a mix of new and returning talent. From of a pool of 30 applicants, 13 teams were selected to compete, where they will be joined by last year’s SCC winners, Tsinghua University (China), along with the Asian Supercomputing Challenge

A Teachable Moment: Henricus Bouwmeester

Students From MSU Denver Get Their Inspirational ‘Spark’ at SC Conference Henricus Bouwmeester, an assistant professor at the Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) in the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, had a “teacher” moment when he brought some of his students to the SC17 conference in Denver. “I saw the spark that

A Personal Best at Computing4Change in 2018: Thomas Johnson III

Meet Thomas For Thomas Johnson III, Computing4Change (C4C) notched a win in his personal playbook in 2018. While intellect (even, savoir-faire) may be the most likely reason that Thomas Johnson III was selected to participate in SIGHPC’s 2018 Computing4Change competition, his positive attitude and great sense of humor may have been equally influential. In his

From SC Papers to Student Cluster Competition Benchmarks: Joining Forces to Promote Reproducibility in HPC

The tradition of collaboration between the Technical Program and Students@SC is stronger than ever at SC19. This year we mark the fourth Reproducibility Challenge in the Student Cluster Competition (SCC) that brings together these two conference components to select a paper from SC18 and adapt its artifacts to become one of the SC19 SCC benchmarks.

Tales of a First-Time SCinet Volunteer: Hussein Al-Azzawi

Meet Hussein Hussein Al-Azzawi, a network and storage specialist and doctorate student at The University of New Mexico, has been an SC conference attendee every year since 2014. In 2018, he applied to become a student volunteer for the first time and was accepted into the SCinet program, where participated in the Fiber, Wide-Area Network

Parallel Tracks: Advancing a Career While Helping Move the SC Conference Forward

Sally Ellingson Finds Professional and Personal Growth Since she attended her first SC conference as a participant in the Broader Engagement program at SC10 in New Orleans, Sally Ellingson has launched her professional career while also taking on leadership roles with student-focused programs at the conference. Such programs are aimed at helping students both while

Student Volunteer Success Story: Rocío Carratalá-Sáez

Meet Rocío: A First-Time Student Volunteer Rocío Carratalá-Sáez is a third-year student pursuing a PhD in computer science, majoring in HPC and H-Matrices algorithms, at Universitat Jaume I, Spain. As a colleague had raised her interest in the SC conference, Rocío applied to become a student volunteer and was accepted, making SC18 her first SC.

SC19 February Need to Know: Big Tech Program Submissions Open, Keep Up with Tech Program Enhancements, Become a Student Volunteer, Apply for the Student Cluster Competition

Welcome once more to those of you who read the January blog update and warm greetings to our new readers. As the path to SC19 unfolds, we hope more attendees will turn to this monthly summary for information about important dates and behind-the-scenes snapshots. If you’re new and want to catch up on past blog

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