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Whats Next For OpenACC? The OpenACC parallel programming standard emerged late last year with the goal of making it easier for developers to tap graphics process units (GPUs) to accelerate applications. The scientific and technical programming...
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named four Georgia Tech professors as 2011 Fellows. AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society, and the election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by...
Better health, byte by byte Research taking place at the Georgia Institute of Technology in collaboration with IBM is helping Atlanta aim to be the first city in the country to use “environmental” data to transform pediatric health care. Source:...
David Bader (CompSci & Eng), now hailed officially as a "rock star" of high performance computing, has been fascinated by computers ever since he received his first one, a PDP-11/45, back in 1972. Source: InsideHPC
  Creating new, improved pharmaceuticals is sometimes very similar to cracking the code of a combination lock. If you have the wrong numbers, the lock won’t open. Even worse, you don’t know if your numbers are close to the actual...
When a soldier in good mental health becomes homicidal or a government employee abuses access privileges to share classified information, we often wonder why no one saw it coming. When looking through the evidence after the fact, a trail often...
Department of Energy Supercomputers to Pursue Breakthroughs in Biofuels, Nuclear Power, Medicine, Climate Change and Fundamental Research Atlanta (November 30, 2010) —U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the largest ever awards...
Aparna Chandramowlishwaran is one of only 2 recipients recognizing exceptional PhD students Atlanta (November 23, 2010) —Aparna Chandramowlishwaran, a third-year Ph.D. student in the School of Computational Science and Engineering at...
Atlanta (November 22, 2010) —A team led by George Biros, associate professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Computational Science & Engineering (CSE), has won the Association for Computing Machinery’s Gordon Bell Prize for...
Strategic initiatives in heterogeneous systems, massive parallelism and massive data analytics lead the way Atlanta (November 10, 2010) —The road to exascale computing is a long one, but the Georgia Institute of Technology, a new...