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National Strategic Computing Initiative Seminar Series

In order to maximize the benefits of HPC for economic competitiveness and scientific discovery, the United States Government must create a coordinated Federal strategy in HPC research, development, and deployment.  Investment in HPC has contributed substantially to national economic prosperity and rapidly accelerated scientific discovery. Creating and deploying technology at the leading edge is vital to advancing my Administration's priorities and spurring innovation.  Accordingly, this order establishes the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI).

University of Iowa is participating in this seminar series via BlueJeans connection in the newly constructed Iowa Informatics Initiative Space in Public Health Building (CPHB).

The next talk in the series is by Jack Dongarra, Oak Ridge National Laboratories/University of Tennessee, TN.

Abstract:

In this talk we examine how high performance computing has changed over the last 10-years and look toward the future in terms of trends. These changes have had and will continue to have a major impact on our numerical scientific software. A new generation of software libraries and algorithms are needed for the effective and reliable use of (wide area) dynamic, distributed and parallel environments.  Some of the software and algorithm challenges have already been encountered, such as management of communication and memory hierarchies through a combination of compile--time and run--time techniques, but the increased scale of computation, depth of memory hierarchies, range of latencies, and increased run--time environment variability will make these problems much harder. 

Please contact Sai Ramadugu (saikumar-ramadugu@uiowa.ed) if you plan to attend. 

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

College of Public Health Building, N512
145 North Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA

Event Type

Seminar

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff

Departments

Information Technology Services, Research Services, High Performance Computing

General Interest

Informatics, Outreach Iowa, Theme Semester

Cost

Free to attend

Contact Name

Sai Ramadugu

Contact Email

saikumar-ramadugu@uiowa.edu

Contact Phone Number

3193355330

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