In the months leading up to SC15, the conference communications team will be highlighting various aspects of the conference by asking questions of the volunteers leading those areas. In this first installment, SC15 Student Programs Chair, Jeanine Cook, talks about plans to broaden the size and scope of student activities at the conference. Jeanine Cook, […]
In a recent LA Times profile, Disney Animation is using supercomputers to make some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters and Oscar winners. According to the LA Times, in the making of “Big Hero 6,” Disney Animation built a supercomputer that is roughly the same size as those operated by the Center for Computational Sciences at Japan’s […]
Student volunteers play a variety of important roles before and during the conference. Revamped programs aimed at increasing diversity and supporting younger researchers at various career stages For the past 15 years, the annual SC conference has welcomed hundreds of students to the week-long conference held every November, providing an entry into the community of […]
SC15 General Chair Jackie Kern from the University of Illinois explains the vision behind this year’s theme “HPC Transforms” and provides numerous examples of how HPC is transforming the world.