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 Swiss HPC Community demonstrates a large interest for the first Forum of hpc-ch: Thursday, December 3th, from 10:00 until 17:00 University of Zurich, Irchel / Winterthurerstrs. 190, 8057 Zürich in the Building/Room Y10-G-03/04 33 persons from 13 organization will participate to the forum and present in 9 short presentations their HPC organization and infrastructure. [...]