Exascale computers are needed to solve complex problems related to the DOE’s research priorities, which include enhancing renewable energy resources, developing advanced materials and designing experimental facilities. The goal for exascale systems is to perform 1 billion billion calculations in a second.
Jane Grande-Allen, the Isabel C. Cameron Professor of Bioengineering (BioE), and Christopher M. Jermaine, associate professor of computer science (CS), have been selected to receive the 2016 Teaching and Research Excellence Awards from the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University.
Rice University recently announced the opening of a new center that explores solutions to the physical and energy limitations currently restricting the continued expansion of computing capacity required to solve emerging workloads. Krishna Palem, the Kenneth and Audrey Kennedy Professor of Computing, has been designated the director for the Rice University Center for Computing at the Margins.
When computer science professional master’s program students Fang Liu, Tong Zhou, Chengjiu Zhang and Chunxiao Zhang were told the department was holding a poster competition geared to connecting the program’s participants to industry employers, they used the opportunity to build what they are looking to be a business.