Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | 17:33
Day five of the Big Bang Fair, our busiest day yet and Mario left us to return back to Edinburgh. The previous evening we all attended the supporter’s dinner, where the Young Scientist and Young Engineer of the year were announced. It was followed by a three course sit down dinner with people from industry, the exhibitors and other guests.
Posted: 31 Jan 2016 | 23:07
Lancaster University, 7-8 April 2016
The programme for the HPC-CORE (High Performance Computing-based Computational fluid dynamics for Offshore Renewable Energy) workshop has now been published. This event brings together scientific specialists from Engineering, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, and HPC experts to discuss the state of the art for simulation software, and the leading-edge simulations being undertaken with such software.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | 10:42
SHAPE is a pan-European programme that supports HPC adoption by SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises).
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | 11:11
One of the projects I'm currently leading at EPCC is ExTASY, which is building an 'Extensible Toolkit for Advanced Sampling and analYsis'. I've blogged in the past about the goals of the project, and the painful process leading up to our first public release. As the project is now well into its final year, we are turning our attention to community outreach - showing off what we have built to the biomolecular simulation community and getting their feedback.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | 13:49
A recent MSc project at EPCC has paved the way for improved diagnosis of eye-related conditions.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | 10:48
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | 10:28
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 ARCHER Impact Award Competitions.
Posted: 13 Oct 2015 | 11:28
EPCC at SC15
Preparations for EPCC's booth at SC15 are currently in full swing. This year we have revamped our stand, ordering a custom-built display (see pics below).
In previous years we have used a combination of smaller displays to populate the space we have at the conference. However, it's often hard to get a coherent and consistent look for the booth when using an adhoc approach like this, hence this years' decision to create a display that is tailored to the space we have on the exhibition floor at Supercomputing.
Posted: 5 Oct 2015 | 12:24
Since 2013, EPCC has hosted PRACE Summer of HPC (SoHPC) students for eight weeks from early July. I was involved with SoHPC for the first time this year as mentor of two Masters students, Jana Boltersdorf from FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences (Germany) and Ondřej Vysocký from Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic).
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | 15:40
During August and September we ran a series of seminar events across Scotland, in collaboration with three major actors in the Scottish life science sector: BioCity, BioQuarter and BioDundee.
If you weren’t lucky enough to come to one of our seminars (and the complementary lunch) on the application of HPC and Big Data in life sciences then you might want to catch up by reading the associated case study.