Every week, we have a masked guest speaker opening our HiCMA weekly meeting by giving a remote talk on broad topics related to numerical linear algebra, high performance computing, programming models and performance optimizations. Our motto is fun and science!
As e-commerce continues to spike worldwide, especially with the pandemic, the number of parcels delivered each day has dramatically increased. Customer expectations for speedy fulfillment have also been rising, however, leaving companies to grapple with multiple, last-mile delivery challenges.
Prediction of wind speed and direction for up to several hours in advance improves Saudi Arabia’s wind energy potential.
KAUST Ph.D. graduate, Dr Tariq Alturkestani, won the best paper award at the prestigious annual international conference Euro-Par 2020. The paper was selected out of 158 papers that were submitted by candidates from all over the world.
H2Opus: a Performance-Oriented Library for Hierarchical Matrices
Download at https://github.com/ecrc/h2opus.
Omar Knio, KAUST professor of applied mathematics and computational science, has assumed the role of Interim Dean of the Computer, Electrical, Mathematical Science and Engineering (CEMSE) Division. Professor Knio succeeds former CEMSE Dean Professor Mootaz Elnozahy, who will now assume the role of Special Advisor to the KAUST President in the areas of open online learning and cybersecurity.
Turning your desktop to a Supercomputer with ExaGeoStatR
Download at https://github.com/ecrc/exageostatR.
Remember the old times where you had to leave your R simulations running for the whole night on your desktop due to a large climate/weather dataset?
High-resolution analysis of wind speed across Saudi Arabia can help fast track the expansion of the Kingdom’s emerging world-class wind energy industry.
The global, multifarious challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic has scientists tapping their wide-ranging fields of expertise to attack the problem on many fronts. Answering the call from KAUST President Tony Chan, and coordinated by the University's leadership team, KAUST researchers making up the Rapid Research Response Team (R3T) are turning this crisis into an opportunity to innovate.
KAUST Professor David Keyes, director of the KAUST Extreme Computing Research Center (ECRC) and professor of applied mathematics and computational science, chaired this year's International Supercomputing Conference (ISC). The ISC, which takes place in Frankfurt, Germany every June, is where the world's supercomputers are re-ranked for computational power, power efficiency, and performance on various scientific benchmarks.
Maximizing I/O Bandwidth for Out-of-Core HPC Applications on Heterogeneous Large-Scale Systems
PhD Dissertation Defense by Tariq Alturkestani PhD Student, Computer Science
Thursday, July 9, 16:00 - 17:00, https://kaust.zoom.us/j/94054511362
Contact Person: Tariq Alturkestani
KAUST Ph.D. graduate Dr. Noha Al-Harthi and doctoral student Rabab Alomairy, have won the German Gauss Center for Supercomputing (GCS) Award for original research that best advances high-performance computing. This makes KAUST the first Middle Eastern institution to receive this prestigious award.