Working in HPC

  • Building a better brain

    Can you build a smarter computer by imitating the human brain? Catherine Schuman of ORNL thinks so. Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node First published on Science Node on 3rd January 2018 The human brain weighs three pounds and is made up of more than 100 billion nerve cells that allow us to remember birthdays, recognize and evade […]

  • I Am A Research Software Engineer

    By: Dr Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh, Research Associate/Research Software Engineer in Massive Scale Complex Systems Simulation with Accelerated Computing at University of Sheffield, UK. I am a Research Software Engineer (RSE) at Computer Science Department, University of Sheffield. I started working as one in September 2016 and I’ve been enjoying every moment of it. One of […]

  • PRACE Summer of HPC: An experience to remember

    This post was first published on the PRACE website. By Harry O’Neil, For PRACE. In The Summer of HPC is a PRACE programme that offers summer placements at HPC centres across Europe. Up to 20 top applicants from across Europe are selected to participate. Participants spend two months working on projects related to PRACE technical […]

  • Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Sciences (SIParCS)

    By: Negin Sobhani and AJ Lauer, NCAR, USA The Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Sciences (SIParCS) program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has a goal of encouraging women and students from other underrepresented groups to pursue careers and academic studies in areas related to high performance and scientific computing. This is Negin […]

  • To Attract More Women to HPC Careers, We Need to Tell the Full Story

    By Marie-Christine Sawley, Ph.D; Director of the Intel Exascale Lab in Paris This post first appeared on https://itpeernetwork.intel.com/ on 13 June 2016. Technical professions still attract more men than women, and high performance computing (HPC) is no exception. Although there are growing numbers of women working in the diverse areas of HPC, women as a whole […]

  • Acknowledging Women’s Success—in HPC and Beyond

    Guest blog by: Nadine Horner, External Relations Officer for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and T.R. Girill, Visiting Scientist at LLNL. In October, 2013, the Women’s Association (LLLWA) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (California, USA) began a project to recognize the sometimes neglected technical and administrative achievements of the lab’s women staff members (many of whom are […]