UT’s Innovative Computing Laboratory (ICL) will participate in six of the 35 software development awards and one of four co-design center awards for the US Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP).
Jack Dongarra News
Jack Dongarra, director of the Innovative Computing Laboratory in the Tickle College of Engineering, has added another item to his already impressive resume, as the Russian Academy of Sciences has elected him as a member. Another American joins Dongarra in this year’s class: former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was elected to the academy’s wing devoted to global relations.
Jack Dongarra talks about China’s surge on the computing front.
From his work compiling an annual list of the world’s fastest computers to his research expanding the boundaries of supercomputing, Professor Jack Dongarra is an icon of the supercomputing world.
Professor Jack Dongarra plays a major role in the world of supercomputing, and those efforts recently earned him national recognition.
China increasingly has the world’s most powerful supercomputers, while the United States continues its recent trend of decreasing prominence in development of such systems. That’s one takeaway from the latest TOP500 list, the forty-sixth such worldwide ranking of systems, led in part by UT’s Jack Dongarra.
Jack Dongarra, director of the Innovative Computing Laboratory, has been named to the Scientific and Engineering Advisory Committee for the Square Kilometer Array, a project to build a telescope with a total collection surface the size of one square kilometer.
UT computing expert Jack Dongarra was cited in a report detailing the need for faster computers.
The US Department of Energy recently released a report through its Office of Science detailing the top ten research challenges in reaching the level of exascale computing, once again calling on Jack Dongarra for input. Dongarra, a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, director of the Innovative Computing Laboratory and one of five National Academy of Engineering members at UT, has long been at the forefront of exascale computing, or computing at roughly a thousand times the capability of recent supercomputers.
The Department of Energy recently released a report co-chaired by UT Distinguished Professor Jack Dongarra in which he stresses the importance of prioritizing research into high-end mathematics to help keep the United States on the cutting edge of computing.