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OpenPOWER Academic Group Carries 2016 Momentum to New Year

Academia has always been a leader in pushing the boundaries of science and technology, with some of the most brilliant minds in the world focused on how they can improve the tools at their disposal to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. That’s why, as the Leader of the OpenPOWER Academic Discussion Group, I believe working with academics in university and research centers to...
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UMD and ARL Partner to Provide HPC Resources for Higher Education and Research Communities

The University of Maryland (UMD) and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), the central laboratory that provides world-class research for the Army, today announced a strategic partnership to provide high-performance computing (HPC) resources for use in higher education and research communities. As a result of this synergistic partnership, students, professors, engineers and researchers...
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Women in HPC Extends Deadline for SC16 Submissions

As part of the workshop we invite submissions from women to present their HPC work to the HPC community as a poster and lightening talk. There will be the opportunity to meet with leading employers from across the HPC community and discuss your work with them. After submission, presenters will be provided with a mentor to aid in the preparation of their poster and lightning talk before the...
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IBM supercomputer Watson to help advance preschool education

Sesame Workshop and IBM announced a collaboration to use IBM Watson’s cognitive computing technology and Sesame’s early childhood expertise to help advance preschool education around the world. As part of a three-year agreement, Sesame Workshop and IBM will collaborate to develop educational platforms and products that will be designed to adapt to the learning preferences and aptitude levels...
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NSF Leader and Texas Educator to Keynote RMACC’s HPC Symposium

The future of the Jetstream in Cloud Computing, and NSF strategies for support of Cyberinfrastructure to help advance research and education will be the focus of keynote addresses at the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) 6th annual High Performance Computing Symposium. This year’s event is set for Aug. 9-11 at the Lory Student Center on the campus of Colorado State...
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XSEDE 2016 Conference

July 17-21, 2016 – Miami, FL   The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. Scientists and engineers around the world...
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Computing MATTERS: Inquiry-Based Science and Mathematics Enhanced by Computational Thinking

The workshop will focus on inquiry-based learning enhanced by computational thinking with content and practice to assist faculty to incorporate modeling and simulation at all levels from mobile devices, laptops, desktops, and –as needed– to high performance computing. The workshop will expose faculty to the basics of computational thinking, including modeling and simulation, with special...
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Agenda Posted for Exacom 2016 – Communication Architectures at Extreme Scale

The International Workshop on Communication Architectures at Extreme Scale has published its Advance Agenda. Now in its second year, Exacom 2016 will be held in conjunction with ISC 2016 in Frankfurt on Thursday, June 23, 2016. Speakers include: Bronis R de Supinski of LLNL, William Magro from Intel, Yuichiro Ajima of Fujitsu Japan, Dr. Khaled Hamidouche of the Ohio State University, and...
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More Companies Sign On to President Obama’s Computer Science for All Initiative

Computer science is starting to catch on. Nineteen new members recently joined the Computer Science Education Coalition, an expanding organization composed of more than 60 leading tech firms that are pushing Congress to approve $250 million to expand coding programs and courses in K-12 schools across the country. When President Obama announced he would request the funding for the Computer...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of March 30, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News   Summer Training Workshop in Bimolecular Simulations for Undergraduate and First-Year Graduate Students June 21-26, 2015 – Caltech, Pasadena, California Application Deadline - May 13, 2015. The 2015 Summer Training Workshop in Bimolecular Simulations is an NSF-funded workshop that provides a hands-on opportunity for...
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