Q&A with ISC Thursday Keynote Speaker: Gerhard Wellein

An accomplished author and a PhD holder in solid state physics, Gerhard Wellein will be delivering a keynote on Fooling the Masses with Performance Results: Old Classics & Some New Ideas, at the June International Supercomputing Conference (ISC’13) in Leipzig, Germany.

As a professor for computer science, Wellein teaches HPC techniques to students from computational science and engineering programs at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. He also leads the HPC group at the Erlangen Regional Computing Center, where he fulfills his passion for solving large, sparse eigenvalue problems. He recently talked to ISC about his interesting life as a scientist and everything else he does outside the realm of supercomputing.

Read the full interview at http://www.isgtw.org/feature/interview-gerhard-wellein.

A Sterling Future For HPC

At ISC'13 in Leipzig, Germany in June, Thomas Sterling will deliver a keynote that examines the accomplishments in HPC over the last decade. He plans to reveal "the true achievement of our field." The Father of Beowulf will also offer a collection of predictions for the next decade from key HPC leaders. HPCwireasked him to make a few predictions of his own.

Full interview at: http://www.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/2013-02-11/the_past_and_(near)_future_of_hpc.html

Merle Giles on Increasing Emphasis on the Industrial Sector at ISC’13

In podcast, Merle Giles from NCSA and Rich Brueckner discuss the new Two-Day Industry Track on "HPC for Small and Medium Enterprises" at the upcoming ISC'13 conference. As part of the ISC Distinguished Speaker Series, Giles will present on the common needs of engineering and scientific research in regard to HPC.

Full interview at: http://insidehpc.com/2013/02/04/interview-merle-giles-on-increasing-emphasis-on-the-industrial-sector-at-isc13/

HPC Programming in the Age of Multicore: One Man's View

At this June's International Supercomputing Conference (ISC'13) in Leipzig, Germany, Gerhard Wellein will be delivering a keynote entitled, Fooling the Masses with Performance Results: Old Classics & Some New Ideas. HPCwire caught up with Wellein and asked him to preview some of the themes of his upcoming talk and expound on his philosophy of programming for performance in the multicore era.

Full interview at: http://www.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/2013-01-14/hpc_programming_in_the_age_of_multicore:_one_man_s_view.html

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