FROM HPCWIRE - About eight months ago Bill Gropp was elevated to acting director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). He is, of course, already highly accomplished. Development (with colleagues) of the MICH implementation of MPI is one example. He was NCSA’s chief scientist, a role
URBANA — The next time you pick up that supercomputer in your pocket, take a moment to consider its famous ancestor at the University of the Illinois.
The Illinois Automatic Computer, dubbed ILLIAC, went online in 1952, one of the first computers built with a design that is now ubiquitous in the computing world
CS Professor William "Bill" D. Gropp has been named the recipient of the 2016 ACM/IEEE Computer Society Ken Kennedy Award for "highly influential contributions to the programmability of high performance parallel and distributed computers, and extraordinary service to the profession."
Bill GroppAn internationally recognized expert on high-performance computing, PCI Director Bill Gropp (Computer Science) recently co-chaired a National Academies study that guides the National Science Foundation’s future directions in advanced computing. The study’s recommendations aim to mainta
A poster submitted by Illinois’ Center for Exascale Simulation of Plasma-Coupled Combustion (XPACC) was among a group of posters that won one of two best “minisymposteriums” at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering this spring. The group that included XPACC’s submission
CS Professor David Padua has been named the recipient of the 2015 IEEE Computer Society Harry H. Goode Memorial Award.