ACM Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing

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Join us for the SIGHPC Annual Member Meeting at SC18

When? Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 12:15 - 1:15 pm

Where? Room C155/156 at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, TX

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SIGHPC Chapter Meetings

Nominations Now Open for 2019 Outstanding Dissertation Award

SIGHPC's Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award is given each year for the best doctoral dissertation completed in high performance computing (HPC). This award is open to students studying anywhere in the world who have completed a PhD dissertation with HPC as a central research theme. The winner is recognized with a $2,000 cash prize, a plaque, and travel support to SC.

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Inaugural Dissertation Award Winner

SIGHPC has announced the inaugural winner of its Outstanding Dissertation Award. Dhairya Malhotra, for his dissertation "Fast Integral Equation Solver for Variable Coefficient Elliptic PDEs in Complex Geometries." Malhotra is recognized for his contributions in algorithm design, analysis, implementation, and performance optimization for N-body problems, in particular the fast multipole method (FMM), and its application to simulation of complex fluids. Malhotra graduated from UT Austin.

The committee also recognized the accomplishments of Honorable Mention Bilge Acun for her dissertation, “Mitigating Variability in HPC Systems and Application for Performance and Power Efficiency." Acun, who graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain, now works at IBM's TJ Watson Research Center.

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Congratulations 2018 Computing4Change Competitors

We are excited to announce the 16 undergraduates chosen to compete in the inaugural Computing4Change competition. Co-located with the SC18 conference in Dallas, TX, Computing4Change introduces students to the potential of computing to create positive change in our society. Students learn to work as part of a team, applying data analysis and computational thinking to a social challenge while experiencing the latest tools and techniques from computing and data science. Check out the full details.

SIGHPC Congratulates Newly Elected ACM President Cherri Pancake

SIGHPC congratulates its founding chair, Cherri Pancake, on being elected to serve as ACM's next President. Read the announcement.

Upcoming Events

SIGHPC is a proud sponsor of these upcoming conferences:

  • SC18
    • International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
    • Dallas, Texas
    • November 11 - 16, 2018
  • PPoPP 2019
    • Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming
    • Washington D.C., United States
    • February 16 - 20, 2019
  • PASC19
    • Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing
    • Zurich, Switzerland
    • June 12 - 14, 2019

Look for publications from recent conferences proudly held in cooperation with or sponsored by SIGHPC:

  • PASC18
    • Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing
    • Basel, Switzerland
    • July 2 - 4, 2018
  • IPDPS 2018
    • IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium
    • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    • May 21 - 25, 2018
  • PPoPP 2018
    • Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming
    • Vienna, Austria
    • February 24 - 28, 2018
  • HPC Asia 2018
    • International Conference on High Performance Computing in Asia-Pacific Region
    • Tokyo, Japan
    • January 29-31, 2018