August/September 2008

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TURBO

Turbocharging CFD

Paul Schreier examines how CFD software suppliers are customising their products to meet the needs of specific industries – in this case, for turbomachinery engineers

PROFILE

A visualisation visionary

Raghu Machiraju, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ohio State University

ROBOTICS

The rise of the machines

Felix Grant on the development of robotics via maths and stats packages

PHARMACEUTICAL

Pharma chameleons

Greg Blackman on the versatility of LIMS, ELNs and other data management solutions in the pharmaceutical industry

HPC APPLICATIONS: CENTRAL EUROPE

Stuck in the middle

Gemma Church assesses the HPC landscape in central and eastern Europe

HPC APPLICATIONS: CERN

A universe of data

Paul Schreier visits CERN to learn about the computing resources needed for the world's largest ever scientific experiment

INSIDE VIEW

European models promote fidelity

Laurent Bernardin, chief scientist and vice president of R&D, Maplesoft