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Top 10 Things You Didn't Know about Brookhaven National Laboratory

April 16, 2014 1:49 pm | by Ben Dotson, Brookhaven National Lab | News | Comments

Founded on the former site of the U.S. Army’s Camp Upton in New York in 1947, the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory was originally created out of a post-war desire to explore the peaceful applications of atomic energy. Over the years, its mission has grown to encompass basic and applied research on many frontiers of science — from nuclear physics to nano-science and beyond.

SC14 Submissions for Panels Due April 25

April 16, 2014 12:41 pm | by SC Conference | News | Comments

Submit your SC14 panel proposals by Friday, April 25. As one of the most important and heavily...

Investigating Use of Google Glass in Surgical Settings

April 16, 2014 6:36 am | by International Journal of Surgery | News | Comments

An article shows the potential applications for Google Glass in the surgical setting,...

Computational Record on SuperMUC: Earthquake Simulation Tops One Quadrillion Flops

April 15, 2014 2:50 pm | by Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) | News | Comments

A team of computer scientists, mathematicians and geophysicists have optimized the SeisSol...

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Happy Sithole, Director, Center for High Performance Computing

Dr. Happy Sithole

April 16, 2014 4:12 pm | Biographies

Dr. Happy Sithole is the Director for the Center for High Performance Computing in South Africa. He holds a PhD in Physics based on Computer Simulation studies. Dr. Sithole has previously been a Senior lecturer at the Physics Department at University of Limpopo. He moved to industry, where he worked as a Research Scientist at De Beers Consolidated Mines

Gilad Shainer, Chairman, HPC Advisory Council

Gilad Shainer

April 16, 2014 4:10 pm | Biographies

Gilad Shainer serves as the vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. Mr. Shainer joined Mellanox in 2001 as a design engineer and later managed several hardware and software product developments. Mr. Shainer later served in senior marketing management roles between July 2005 and February 2012.

Gerhard Wellein, Head of HPC Group, Erlangen Regional Computing Center

Gerhard Wellein

April 16, 2014 4:07 pm | Biographies

Gerhard Wellein holds a PhD in Solid State Physics from the University of Bayreuth and is a regular Professor at the Department for Computer Science at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He heads the HPC group at Erlangen Regional Computing Center (RRZE) and has more than ten years of experience in teaching HPC techniques to students and scientists from Computational Science and Engineering.

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Dr. Franz-Josef Pfreundt

April 16, 2014 4:03 pm | Biographies

Dr. Franz-Josef Pfreundt studied Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science resulting in a Diploma in Mathematics and a Ph.D degree in Mathematical Physics (1986). From 1986-1995 he had a permanent position at the University of Kaiserslautern as Head of the Research Group for Industrial Mathematics. In 1995 he was cofounder of the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics – ITWM .

Felix Schürmann, Co-Director, Blue Brain Project

Felix Schürmann

April 16, 2014 3:53 pm | Biographies

Felix Schürmann is adjunct professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, co-director of the Blue Brain Project and involved in several research challenges of the European Human Brain Project. He studied physics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, supported by the German National Academic Foundation. Later, as a Fulbright Scholar, he obtained his Master's degree (M.S.) in Physics

Fang-Pang Lin, Grid Application Division Manager, National Center for High-Performance Computing, Taiwan

Fang-Pang Lin

April 16, 2014 3:50 pm | Biographies

Fang-Pang Lin earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Swansea, Wales, and is a Research Scientist in Grid Computing Division, NCHC since 2003. His research Interests include computational fluid dynamics; finite element analysis; multigrid methods; parallel and distributed computing; optimization design; grid computing; telescience; SARS Grid; EcoGrid; visualization.

Erich Strohmaier, Head of Future Technology Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Erich Strohmaier

April 16, 2014 3:46 pm | Biographies

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Erich Strohmaier is an internationally known expert in assessing and improving the performance of high performance computing systems. How the system performs over the long haul, rather than its short-term potential, is what matters. And as one of the co-founders of the twice-yearly TOP500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers, Strohmaier has found that the most important information comes from looking at the changes in the list over time

Eng Lim Goh, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, SGI

Eng Lim Goh

April 16, 2014 3:43 pm | Biographies

Dr. Eng Lim Goh joined SGI in 1989, becoming a chief engineer in 1998 and then chief technology officer in 2001. He oversees technical computing programs with the goal to develop the next generation computer architecture for the new many-core era. His current research interest is in the emerging need for in situ or integrated visualization of Big Data.

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Earl Joseph, Research Vice President, IDC

Dr. Earl Joseph II

April 16, 2014 3:41 pm | Biographies

Earl Joseph is IDC Research Vice President and Executive Director of he HPC User Forum. His experience includes 27 years in the computer industry, with a focus on technical computing and high performance computing.

Dona Crawford, Associate Director for Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Dona Crawford

April 16, 2014 3:37 pm | Biographies

As Associate Director for Computation at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Dona L. Crawford is responsible for a staff of roughly 1000 who develop and deploy an integrated computing environment for terascale simulations of complex physical phenomena such as understanding global climate warming, clean energy creation, biodefense, and non-proliferation.

Dieter Kranzlmüller, Professor of Computer Science, Ludwig – Maximilians - Universität Muenchen (LMU)

Dieter Kranzlmüller

April 16, 2014 3:34 pm | Biographies

Dieter Kranzlmüller is full professor of computer science at the Ludwig – Maximilians - Universität Muenchen (LMU) and member of the board of the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. At present, he serves as the German representative on the EGI Council, he is an elected member of the EGI.eu Executive Board, and currently Scientific Director of the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM).

Dean Klein, Vice President of Memory System Development, Micron Technology

Dean Klein

April 16, 2014 3:29 pm | Biographies

Dean Klein is Vice President of Memory System Development at Micron Technology. Mr. Klein joined Micron in January 1999, after having held several leadership positions at Micron Electronics, Inc., including Executive Vice President of Product Development and Chief Technical Officer. He also co-founded and served as President of PC Tech, Inc.

David A. Bader, Executive Director for High Performance Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

David A. Bader

April 16, 2014 3:27 pm | Biographies

David A. Bader is a Full Professor in the School of Computational Science and Engineering, College of Computing, at Georgia Institute of Technology, and Executive Director for High Performance Computing. He received his Ph.D. in 1996 from The University of Maryland, and his research is supported through highly-competitive research awards, primarily from NSF, NIH, DARPA, and DOE.

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Costas Bekas

April 16, 2014 3:23 pm | Biographies

Costas Bekas is managing the Foundations of Cognitive Computing group at IBM Research-Zurich. He received his B. Eng., Msc and PhD, all from the Computer Engineering & Informatics Department, University of Patras, Greece, in 1998, 2001 and 2003 respectively. Between 2003-2005, he worked as a postdoctoral associate with prof. Yousef Saad at the Computer Science & Engineering Department, University of Minnesota

Bronis R. de Supinski, Chief Technology Officer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Bronis R. de Supinski

April 16, 2014 3:22 pm | Biographies

Bronis R. de Supinski is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Livermore Computing (LC) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). In this role, he is responsible for formulating LLNL's large-scale computing strategy and overseeing its implementation. His position requires frequent interaction with high performance computing (HPC) leaders and he oversees several collaborations with the HPC industry as well as academia.

Arndt Bode, Director, Leibniz Computer Center (LRZ)

Prof. Dr. Arndt Bode

April 16, 2014 3:17 pm | Biographies

Prof. Dr. Arndt Bode holds the chair for computer technology and computer organization at Technische Universität München. He runs a variety of research projects in the field of computer architecture, tools and applications for parallel and distributed systems. He is Director of Leibniz Computer Center (LRZ), the German Supercomputer Center of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences.

Andreas Wierse, Managing Director, SICOS BW

Andreas Wierse

April 16, 2014 3:06 pm | Biographies

Mr. Wierse studied Mathematics at Bonn University and briefly worked at the Institute for Applied Mathematics, before he 1991 moved to Stuttgart, to work on his PhD in the visualization department at the Computing Centre of the University. In 1997 he founded together with his colleagues the start-up VirCinity (later Visenso) and co-ordinated as managing director the commercialization of the COVISE visualization software

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know about Brookhaven National Laboratory

April 16, 2014 1:49 pm | by Ben Dotson, Brookhaven National Lab | News | Comments

Founded on the former site of the U.S. Army’s Camp Upton in New York in 1947, the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory was originally created out of a post-war desire to explore the peaceful applications of atomic energy. Over the years, its mission has grown to encompass basic and applied research on many frontiers of science — from nuclear physics to nano-science and beyond.

SC14 Submissions for Panels Due April 25

April 16, 2014 12:41 pm | by SC Conference | News | Comments

Submit your SC14 panel proposals by Friday, April 25. As one of the most important and heavily attended events of SC, panels should include lively and rapid-fire content with challenging questions related to high performance computing, networking, storage and associated analysis technologies for the foreseeable future.

Yuichi Tsujita

April 16, 2014 11:58 am | Biographies

Yuichi Tsujita is a Research Scientist at RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science. His research areas include Informatics and Computer system/Network.

Ying Qian

April 16, 2014 11:56 am | Biographies

Ying Qian is a research scientist at the KAUST-IBM Center for Deep Computing Research. Previously, he was a software engineer at the Shanghai Communication Technologies Center.

Volodymyr Kindratenko, Senior Research Scientist, National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Volodymyr Kindratenko

April 16, 2014 11:53 am | Biographies

Volodymyr Kindratenko is a Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) - home of Blue Waters supercomputer - one of the largest high-performance computing (HPC) resources available for open academic research. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) - one of the highest-ranking computer engineering programs in the US.

Stephan Olbrich, Director, Regional Computer Center (RCC), Universität Hamburg

Stephan Olbrich

April 16, 2014 11:00 am | Biographies

Since February 1, 2010, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Olbrich has been director of the Regional Computer Center (RCC). He was appointed to a W3 professorship at the University of Hamburg, which is also connected with the position of Scientific Director of the Regional Computing Centre of the University.

Simon McIntosh-Smith, Head of the Microelectronics Group & Bristol University Business Fellow, Senior Lecturer in High Performance Computing & Architectures, Bristol University

Simon McIntosh-Smith

April 16, 2014 10:57 am | Biographies

Simon McIntosh-Smith received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Cardiff in 1991, graduating as valedictorian.  He then began his career as a microprocessor architect at Inmos and STMicroelectronics, before co-designing the world's first fully programmable GPU at Pixelfusion in 1999. In 2002 he co-founded ClearSpeed Technology where, as Director of Architecture and Applications, he co-developed the first modern many-core HPC accelerators.

Richard Membarth, Full professor for Computer Graphics, Intel Visual Computing Institute, Saarland Universit

Richard Membarth

April 16, 2014 10:26 am | Biographies

Richard Membarth is a full professor for Computer Graphics at Intel Visual Computing Institute, Saarland Universit. His research projects include Multi-core Architectures and Programming; InvasIC: Invasive Algorithms, Architectures, and Programming; ExaStencils: Advanced Stencil-Code Engineering; and Heterogeneous Image Systems.

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