hpc-ch interviewed Lucio Mayer, Professor at the Unversity of Zurich about simulating the birth of a galaxy. For this work his research group used the HPC resources at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) in Manno and at NASA.
First glimpse into birth of the Milky Way For almost 20 years astrophysicists have been trying to recreate the formation of spiral galaxies such as our Milky Way realistically. Now astrophysicists from the University of Zurich present the world’s first realistic simulation of the formation of our home galaxy together with astronomers from the University […]
The University of Zurich is looking for Programmer or System Engineer with emphasis on High Performance Computing Immediate employment or by arrangement. This is a 100% post. As a part of its high–end computing and networking strategy, the University of Zürich has for some time had a number of high-performance computer clusters in operation. As […]
University of Zurich and Intel commonly announced a case study for the use of Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 and 5400 series for Schrödiger, the new Sun HPC system of the university. The University has been at the forefront of scientific research for many years and relies heavily on its HPC cluster to underpin complex calculations […]
The first Forum of the hpc-ch community has been a great success with 10 presentations and more than 30 participants. We have been welcomed by the University of Zurich, Christian Bolliger, Alexander Godknecht and the designated vice president for research, Prof. Daniel Wyler. During the lunch break we had a group picture in front of […]