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TACC STEM Partnership Wins NSF INCLUDES Grant

AUSTIN, Sept. 12, 2017 — The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced a $300,000 award for “Supporting Pacific Indigenous Computing Excellence (SPICE).” Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (INCLUDES) initiative, the SPICE project will enhance U.S....

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Cavium Joins OpenMP Effort

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 12, 2017 — The OpenMP ARB, a group of leading hardware and software vendors and research organizations that create the OpenMP standard parallel programming specification, today announced that Cavium, Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, service provider wired and wireless networking has joined as a new member. “Cavium’s...

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NSF Announces 14 New PIRE Awards to Support Scientific Collaboration in 24 Countries

Sept. 12, 2017 — The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce 14 new Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) awards, totaling more than $66 million over the next five years. The awards will fund 14 lead U.S. institutions and U.S. partner institutions for collaborative projects involving international partners in 24 countries: Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba,...

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EPFL Physicists Construct New Particle Detector for Large Hadron Collider

Sept. 8, 2017 — EPFL’s physicists are moving forward in their efforts to solve the mysteries of the universe. A particle detector made up of 10,000 kilometers of scintillating fiber is under construction and will be added onto CERN’s particle accelerator. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, produces hundreds of millions of proton collisions per second. But researchers working...

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Asetek Announces New OEM, Channel Partner, and HPC Installation

OSLO, Norway, September 7, 2017 — Asetek today announced an order from a new channel partner to service demand from a new OEM customer for an undisclosed HPC (High Performance Computing) installation. All parties remain undisclosed at this time. “Adding OEMs has been a key goal for our datacenter business and it is particularly satisfying to add another significant OEM to our portfolio of customers,” said André Sloth Eriksen,...