SIGHPC announces 2021 winner of Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award

Dr. Didem Unat is the 2021 ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing award winner. Dr. Unat is an assistant professor in the department of Computer Engineering at Koç University in Istanbul, Turkey. She is recognized for her innovative work in the field of programming models for data locality in High Performance and Scientific Computing, as well as her leadership role in the international HPC community.

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2021 SIGHPC Fellows Announced

ACM’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (SIGHPC) has announced the eleven recipients of the ACM SIGHPC Computational and Data Science Fellowships for 2021. Funded by SIGHPC, the fellowships are highly competitive, and are awarded after a rigorous merit review.

The program is intended to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate degrees in data science and computational science, including women, as well as students from backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in the computing field. The fellowship provides $15,000 annually for study anywhere in the world

Nominees spanned disciplines from mathematics and astrophysics to chemical engineering and agriculture, and represented large, mid-sized, and small institutions in countries around the world. More than 81% of nominees identified as female, and 84% identified as an underrepresented minority in their country of study.. Read More...

Rohit Zambre Selected as 2021 Winner of SIGHPC's Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award; Dr. AJ Lauer and Dr. Yang You are Selected for Honorable Mention

ACM's Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (SIGHPC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Rohit Zambre of the University of California, Irvine has won the 2021 SIGHPC Doctoral Dissertation Award. This award is given each year for the best doctoral dissertation completed in high performance computing (HPC) in the previous year, and includes a $2,000 cash prize, a plaque, and recognition at the International Supercomputing Conference (SC’XY) in November. In addition, SIGHPC selected two submissions from Dr. AJ Lauer and Dr. Yang You for Honorable Mention in the 2021 Dissertation Award.

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2021 Winner Rohit Zambre

SIGHPC Now Accepting Travel Requests for Undergraduate and Graduate Students to attend SC21

ACM's Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (SIGHPC) is pleased to announce the call for travel funding for undergraduate and graduate students to attend the SC21 conference is now open. The deadline to apply is Sept 3, 2021.

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2020 Computing4Change Students and Mentors Selected

SIGHPC's Computing4Change team has selected the 21 undergraduates chosen to take part in the third annual Computing4Change (C4C) program. 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.

SIGHPC received applications from institutions around the world. 64% of applicants were female, agender, or non-binary gender and of applicants from the US, 71% are from groups underrepresented in computing. Applicants included students in a wide range of majors, including biology, international studies, economics, environmental law and policy, African and African diaspora studies, engineering, computer science, and construction science.


2020 Annual Member's Meeting Online

If you missed our annual member's meeting, you can still catch up on everything your SIG has done in the past year by checking out the recording of the meeting and Q&A after.

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Proceedings via OpenTOC

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