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Supercomputer's storm simulations save lives

29 October 2014
The University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) has received a $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to upgrade computer codes used to carry out predictive simulations of storm surges and thus help emergency managers develop hurricane evacuation plans


A fair wind for HPC

29 October 2014
On 4 December, delegates attending the new ‘HPC in Industry’ event at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK, will be able to hear speakers from Jaguar Land Rover and international yacht racing team, Ben Ainslie Racing,explain how high-performance computing (HPC) is helping their work


UK’s Met office to upgrade HPC facilities

28 October 2014


Data to flood under the Atlantic

24 October 2014


Simulations reveal why bacteria cheat and cooperate

22 October 2014


IPG Automotive helping young engineers in Motorsport

14 October 2014


Why governments need HPC and HPC needs governments

13 October 2014


Analysis & Opinion

Food prices and the future of HPC in Europe

30 September 2014
Tom Wilkie mixes his metaphors while noting that a food shortage next July may starve European industry of talent further into the future

Take HPC to the cloud – in a container

24 September 2014
Engineers and industry will adopt HPC in the cloud, if it is packaged up for them in a simple container, argues UberCloud’s Wolfgang Gentzsch

Can informatics turn data into medical treatment?

23 September 2014
In the second of his reports from the 2014 Biomax Symposium Robert Roe reports on the difficulties of integrating the data needed for predictive medicine.