Nominations Open for SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award

Nominations Open for SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing
April 22, 2021 — Submissions are now open for SIGHPC’s Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award. This award is given in odd-numbered years, and nominations for the 2021 award cycle are due on June 30, 2021. Submissions open: NOW (April of odd-numbered years) Submission close: 30 June Anywhere on Earth (odd-numbered years) Winner selected: 31 July of odd-numbered years The ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing (EWL/TC) is a biennial award open to any woman who has engaged in technical computing research, education, and/or practice for 5-15 years since receiving her highest degree. Please note that the eligibility rules have changed for 2021. Click here for more information. In the fields of high performance (HPC) and technical computing – as elsewhere in computing – there are fellowships and awards for...

ACM SIGHPC’s Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award: Call for Nominations

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Nominations are open for the ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing (EWL/TC), a biennial award open to any woman who has engaged in HPC and technical computing research, education or practice for five to 15 years since receiving her highest degree. This ACM SIGHPC award is presented every two years during the annual SC conference. The awardee is recognized with a $2,000 cash prize, a plaque, and travel support to SC. See how to nominate for more information. Deadline: June 30. Winner selected: July 31. This international award, from the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing, creates a career milestone achievement, and also establishes a cohort of role models for students and professional who are just getting started in our field. The association said that new for 2021:...

Tackling Tomorrow’s Computing Challenges Today at 2021 CERN Openlab Technical Workshop

Tackling Tomorrows Computing Challenges Today at 2021 CERN Openlab Technical
March 24, 2021 — CERN openlab held its annual technical workshop on 9-11 March. Due to the pandemic, the 200 participants joined the workshop this year via Zoom. CERN openlab is a unique public-private partnership, through which CERN collaborates with leading technology companies to accelerate innovation in the computing technologies required by the LHC research community. Today, there are over 20 companies and research organisations working together in CERN openlab. The 34 R&D projects carried out through CERN openlab today are all related to computing technologies, but are spread across departments at CERN, as well as across experiments. CERN openlab’s annual technical workshop is an opportunity for those working on these projects to come together – along with representatives of the external members of the collaboration – to discuss...