ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael HPC Fellowships Announced

Oct. 20, 2014, 4:52 a.m.

ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) and IEEE Computer Society have named Harshitha Menon of the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (UIUC) and Alexander Breuer of Technische Universität München (TUM) as recipients of 2014 ACM/IEEE Computer Society George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships. Menon and Breuer will each receive a $5,000 honorarium, plus travel and registration to receive the award at SC14 during the awards ceremony in November.

Why governments need HPC and HPC needs governments

Oct. 17, 2014, 9:02 a.m.

The US needs to invest in high-performance computing (HPC) so that its industry can continue to stay competitive in global marketplaces, according to a report from the market consultancy company Intersect 360, entitled ‘The Exascale Effect: the Benefits of Supercomputing Investment for U.S. Industry.’


Aug. 14, 2014, 5:30 a.m.

Last year we organized the first ISC Big Data Conference and the acceptance of the conference across the high performance and enterprise computing communities has encouraged us to bring you this event once more. This year’s theme, From Data to Knowledge, reflects the fundamental value of all big data applications, encapsulating the challenges as well as the solutions.


Aug. 14, 2014, 5:16 a.m.

We launched the ISC Cloud Conference series five years ago when cloud computing was still an unfamiliar concept to a large portion of high performance computing (HPC) practitioners. As many as 250 members of the HPC community attended our first cloud meeting in 2010. These early adopters continue to support the ISC Cloud Conference with their attendance as well as sponsorships.

TOP500 List Presented at ISC'14

July 1, 2014, 6:01 a.m.

Jack Dongarra, Erich Strohmaier and Michael Resch discussing the current TOP500 list at ISC'14.

Slides for the 43rd TOP500 list now available.

June 24, 2014, 7:54 a.m.

The 43rd Top500 List was released Monday June 23rd, during the opening session of the ISC'14 conference in Leipzig, Germany.