Creating Computers that Use Ten Thousand Times Less Energy

Imagine patterning and visualizing silicon at the atomic level, something which, if done successfully, will revolutionize...

2017 International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from institutions in Canada, Europe, Japan and the United States are invited to...

Nominate a Compute Canada Expert for an Award of Excellence!

Compute Canada has launched its annual Awards of Excellence to recognize exceptional contributions made by the advanced...

Compute Canada celebrates new funding for the national supercomputing platform

The Canada Foundation for Innovation announced today its award of $69,455,000 through its Major Science Initiative Fund for...

Supercomputing to Go Back in Time: Reconstruction of the History of Canada’s Forests with Satellite Data

Canada is a vast nation, dominated by forested ecosystems. From a total area approaching 1 billion hectares, Canada has about 350 million hectares of land with trees.

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Join WestGrid on Tuesday, February 21 for an online workshop that digs deeper into using OpenMP. This builds on the Intro to OpenMP: Part 1 session delivered on January 31 and introduces new OpenMP directives to tackle hard-to-parallelize problems.... Read More »
February 20, 2017
On February 28, WestGrid's Visualization Coordinator Alex Razoumov is hosting a free hands-on workshop at the University of Alberta on data visualization. The full-day workshop will focus on the popular visualization software VisIt and will include... Read More »
February 19, 2017
Registration is now open for HPCS (the High Performance Computing Symposium), Canada’s premiere Advanced Research Computing (ARC) conference. HPCS brings together top researchers from across Canada and around the world, as well as major industry... Read More »
February 18, 2017
Compute Canada has launched its annual Awards of Excellence to recognize exceptional contributions made by the advanced research computing (ARC) experts who help Canada’s research community achieve bigger, better, and faster results. Compute Canada’... Read More »
February 17, 2017
Imagine patterning and visualizing silicon at the atomic level, something which, if done successfully, will revolutionize the quantum and classical computing industry. A team of scientists in Edmonton, Canada has done just that, led by a world-... Read More »
February 14, 2017

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