Working in HPC

  • 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, […]

  • WHPC-SA BoF Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC) National Meeting 2018

    A guest post by: Khomotso Maenetja First Published on Feb 1st, 2019. This was my second time hosting BoF session for Women in HPC South Africa at Centre for High-Performance Computing; it has run for 3 years. It was a more relaxed kind of setup, whereby everyone who attended the session could participate. Surprisingly, 40 % […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Texas chapter of Women in HPC: There never has been a better time!

    A guest post by: Texas Women in HPC First published on 23rd November 2018 The Texas chapter of Women in HPC held a very successful inaugural seminar in Austin, attended by more than 50 people. The event was hosted by Intel Corporation, which has a strong presence in Austin and is a committed supporter of diversity and inclusion. “We […]

  • How to get ahead in networking

    For network engineer Kalina Dunn, never taking the easy way out leads to success. Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node First published on Science Node on 17th October 2018 For Kalina Dunn, it’s all about the puzzles. As a network engineer at Indiana University’s GlobalNOC, Dunn thrives on solving problems. “Network engineers are like the plumbers […]

  • How to WIN at networking

    An NSF grant combined with significant DOE support sends women to build the world’s fastest computer network. Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node https://sciencenode.org/feature/this-womans-work.php”>Science Node on 21st February 2018 Each year a very-high capacity temporary network is designed and built solely to serve the world’s largest conference of all things supercomputing: SC. Planned more […]

  • Building a better brain

    Can you build a smarter computer by imitating the human brain? Catherine Schuman of ORNL thinks so. Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node First published on Science Node on 3rd January 2018 The human brain weighs three pounds and is made up of more than 100 billion nerve cells that allow us to remember birthdays, recognize and evade […]

  • I Am A Research Software Engineer

    By: Dr Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh, Research Associate/Research Software Engineer in Massive Scale Complex Systems Simulation with Accelerated Computing at University of Sheffield, UK. I am a Research Software Engineer (RSE) at Computer Science Department, University of Sheffield. I started working as one in September 2016 and I’ve been enjoying every moment of it. One of […]

  • PRACE Summer of HPC: An experience to remember

    This post was first published on the PRACE website. By Harry O’Neil, For PRACE. In The Summer of HPC is a PRACE programme that offers summer placements at HPC centres across Europe. Up to 20 top applicants from across Europe are selected to participate. Participants spend two months working on projects related to PRACE technical […]