Latest news


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


White Papers

HPC lights up solar power research

By Beth Harlen, Europa Science
16 October 2014
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Using PBS Professional Hooks: Examples and Benefits

By Martin Nicholls
12 August 2014
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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


Latest press releases

Solidworks 2015

29 October 2014
Dassault Systèmes, the 3Dexperience Company, has announced the release of Solidworks 2015, the latest release of the company’s successful portfolio of 3D design software applications
Dassault Systèmes

StarDrop 6.0

29 October 2014

Biomax adds Pedant-Pro technology to Illumina’s BaseSpace Apps

28 October 2014
Biomax Informatics


Forthcoming events

The International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing (QCMC)

Hefei, China
2-6 November 2014
The Quantum Physics and Quantum Information Division, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China

Introductory parallel programming for supercomputers

Indiana University, Bloomington, USA: Herman B Wells Library,
3 November 2014
Indiana University

NIDays 2014 - Graphical System Design Conference

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK
4 November 2014
National Instruments