RTD2018 topic: Supercomputing in plain English

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On September 10, 2018

Have you ever wondered what a supercomputer is or how it works? How do these massive machines solve large problems so much faster than your desktop computer? If so, come learn about High Performance Computing in layman’s terms at RTD2018. No supercomputer experience required.

What defines a supercomputer is constantly changing, at any time a supercomputer is the biggest, fastest computer you can get access to. That faster computer can be used to solve a variety of different problems from weather forecasting, molecular chemistry, fluid dynamics, to data mining, genomics research, and beyond. Come learn about parallelism, computer interconnects, MPI, and much more. Find out what high performance computing can do for you and how to best utilize it.

This discussion will be presented by Dr. Henry Neeman, the director of the OSU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research and adjunct assistant professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Oklahoma. He is a very influential member of the high performance and scientific computing communities who continues to share his expertise with a myriad of research groups in a variety of fields.

Join us at RTD2018 on September 17-18 at the Havener Center. To register and see our developing schedule, visit rtd2018.mst.edu. Attendees will be eligible to attend a free social with live band and fireworks. Food and drinks will be provided. For more information email itrss@mst.edu.

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