Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering News

The Times of India: China’s Tianhe-2 named world’s fastest supercomputer

An article in The Times of India features China’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer, aka Milkyway-2, which recently measured at speeds of nearly 31 petaflops surpassing the current record holder by 74 percent, Ars Technica. The numbers were revealed by distinguished computer science professor Jack Dongarra, who introduced the computer speed measuring Linpack benchmarks, and who helps compile

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News Sentinel: UT researchers develop portable disease detection device

Jayne Wu, associate professor of computer science and electrical engineering, and Shigetoshi Eda, associate professor of forestry, wildlife and fisheries at the UT Institute of Agriculture Center for Wildlife Health, were interviewed by the Knoxville News Sentinel about their invention of a disease detection device.