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Member highlight: Gladys Andino

How do honeybees lead to a career in HPC?   Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node First published on Science Node on 17th September 2019   Our Paths to HPC series, presented in collaboration with Women in HPC, showcases women working in high-performance computing. Our hope is that by highlighting these trailblazers—and the sometimes unique paths they…


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…


Showcasing women at the annual ISC High Performance Conference

Showcasing women at the annual ISC High Performance Conference BY: AIMAN SHAIKH, UKRI STFC HARTREE CENTRE By: Aiman Shaikh, UKRI STFC Hartree Centre This year I have the honour of being part of the organizing committee for the WHPC workshop at the annual ISC High Performance conference that takes place in Germany every summer. I got involved…


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,…