From Science Node: “HPC heard around the world”

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19 May, 2017
Tristan Fitzpatrick

A new advanced computing alliance indicates cooperation and collaboration are alive and well in the global research community.

It was an international celebration in Barcelona, Spain, as representatives from three continents met at PRACEdays17 to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU), formalizing a new era in advanced research computing.

On hand to recognize the partnership were John Towns, principal investigator of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), Serge Bogaerts, managing director of the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE), and Masahiro Seki, president of the Japanese Research Organization for Information Science and Technology (RIST).

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“We are excited about this development and fully expect this effort will support the growing number of international collaborations emerging across all fields of scholarship,” says Towns.

As steward of the US supercomputing infrastructure, XSEDE will share their socio-technical platform that integrates and coordinates the advanced digital services that support contemporary science across the country.

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