High Performance Computing

High Performance Computing involves using large computers to solve major scientific and engineering problems.  HPC is used from weather prediction to designing consumer products.  The members of the HPC group at Maryland investigate many aspects of High Performance Computing from innovations in core numerical algorithms, to system software and tools to enabling productive use of large-scale computation.

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Recent News

Professor Vipin Kumar (PhD, '82), Regents Professor at the University of Minnesota, and the William Norris Endowed Chair in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is the 2016 recipient...
University of Maryland study suggests that a society’s level of mobility influences whether its members treat outsiders as individuals
One can’t help but notice that migration is increasing. The trend over the last century has been toward greater mobility for more people around the world. Many people today live in a place different...
The Maryland Advanced Research Computing Center, a collaboration between the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University, is scheduled to open this month. The Center will be located close to...
UMD CS Professor Jeff Hollingsworth was interviewed on March 6th, 2014 by the HPCwire Soundbite podcast, which regularly hosts researchers and those who impact the world of high performance computing...
Emeritus Professor Bill Pugh has received the first ACM/IEEE Supercomputing "Test of Time" award for his paper in Supercomputing 91: "The Omega test: a fast and practical integer programming...
Jeff Hollingsworth is serving as the general chair of SC12 to be held in Salt Lake City during Nov. 2012. SC12 is the premier international conference for high-performance computing (HPC), networking...