ETH Life just published an article on the Car-Parrinello method for performing ab-initio quantum mechanical molecular dynamics (MD). Prof. Parrinello, one of the two scientists that created the methods holds a dual professorship at ETH Zurich and the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano from 2011. The method has been developed 25 years ago and […]
Monday, October 18 has been an important day for the implementation of the Swiss National HPC Initiative (HPCN). In Lugano Cornaredo there was the ceremony for the laying of the foundation stone for the new CSCS building. The ceremony has been attended by representatives of ETH Zurich, the Canton of Ticino, the City of Lugano, […]
Next October 28, the members of the hpc-ch community will meet at ETH Zurich to discuss about parallel file systems for HPC. 35 participants registered to this meeting and will give 9 presentations about this topic. In addition we will the possibility to visit the data center of ETH Zurich hosting Brutus, one of the […]
More and more Swiss researchers are investigating how to use GPU to speed up their simulations. Because of the increasing relevance of GPU, CSCS organized last September a course on “GPU Programming with CUDA Fortran and the PGI Accelerator Programming Model”. The 20 available places have been quickly been booked up. CSCS plans to repeat […]
Call For Papers: Tools for Program Development and Analysis in Computational Science Workshop at ICCS 2011, Tsukuba, Japan, June 1-3, 2011 Submission Deadline: January 8, 2011 http://www.lrz.de/iccs2011/ This very successful workshop is a continuation from previous years, and has been organized since the first ICCS conference 10 years ago.