Robert Wolkow: Changing Computing One Atom at a Time

University of Alberta Professor, Robert Wolkow, and his team have made the first single-molecule transistor and are expanding the possibilities of other ways to use atoms as building blocks.
Alexander Moewes, Canada Research Chair in Materials Science with Synchrotron Radiation at the UofS

University of Saskatchewan Team Shaping the Future of Technology

Dr. Alexander Moewes, and his very talented and productive research group, the Beamteam, are studying cutting-edge materials that could shape the future of technology.

SPARC2 Survey: Seeking Researcher Feedback on Future Needs

Researchers in all disciplines, across Canada, are encouraged to complete a short online survey to help shape Compute Canada...

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On Tuesday, June 21, as part of the CANHEIT | HPCS 2016 conference, Compute Canada will be hosting a Town Hall session. Hosted by Compute Canada’s President and CEO Mark Dietrich and members of the senior management team, the session will provide an... Read More »
June 21, 2016
On June 10, 2016, WestGrid hosted a community Town Hall event via video conference presented by Patrick Mann, Director of Operations for WestGrid.   This event covered recent system outages, the demands on WestGrid and Compute Canada Resources,... Read More »
June 13, 2016
The University of Manitoba is seeking candidates to fill a full-time position as a High Performance Computing Specialist. Those who have an M.Sc. or Ph.D degree in Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering or a related field... Read More »
June 10, 2016
Dr. Lesley Shannon, P.Eng. is an associate professor and chair for the Computer Engineering Option in the School of Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University. Shannon’s research is in reconfigurable and heterogeneous computing. In a post for... Read More »
June 8, 2016
Call it peak computing. In the vein of peak oil, it seems the traditional semiconductor is about to encounter a similar experience. In short, it’s reaching a point of saturation whereby, in less than a decade, there won’t be a way to make the... Read More »
June 7, 2016