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How cloud computing is democratizing HPC for women

It’s the advent of a new age in ‘parallel supercomputing’.   Meet Amy Apon, Professor and C. Tycho Howle Director of the School of Computing at Clemson University. At Clemson, Apon supervised a large-scale pilot to explore how HPC in the commercial cloud can be utilized in emergency situations to process large amounts of data…


SCinet at SC’18: Inspirations and Experiences of a Volunteer

Tuesday Keynote at SC’18 in Dallas: It is the welcome session for every attendee and SC’18 General Chair Ralph McEldowney is on stage. He talks about passion in this inspired research field. His general message is to be successful and happy in what you are doing, you need passion. Ralph has been a volunteer since…


WHPC Mentoring Programme

By: Sarvani Chadalapaka, WHPC Mentoring Programme Director & High Performance Computing Administrator with the Office of Information Technology at the University of California, Merced First Published on March 8th, 2019. Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) is delighted to announce that we are launching our first year-round mentoring programme, providing a framework for women around the world…


Science Gateways Bootcamp: Achieving Sustainability for Web-Based Platforms

Guest post by: Nayiri Mullinix Also known as portals, virtual research environments, and hubs, science gateways provide Web-based access to shared data, software, computing services, instruments, educational materials, and other resources specific to a discipline. The Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI) is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, to offer—at no cost—resources, services,…


Career goal setting and developing a personal career strategy

By: Toni Collis, Chair & Co-Founder of WHPC, Director of Collis-Holmes Innovations & CBDO at Appentra Solutions First Published on Feb 18th, 2019. As co-founder and chair of Women in High Performance Computing I am often asked about my career, how I got to where I was today, the experiences I’ve had along the way and…


My Experience as a Women in HPC

A guest post by: Samar Aseeri First published on Dec, 1st 2018. The Hidden Figures movie has been a timely film for me. Watching it in Minneapolis, Minnesota last year during my visit to my Ph.D. sister at UMN I realized that I had been encountering the same issues these black women were facing. It seems…