The convergence between High Performance Computing and Big Data

This Summer of HPC in Bratislava is coming to it’s end. A summer which has been full of adventures and amazing experiences, meeting great people and spending a lot of time working hard on the project and learning from it.

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Bridging the gap between High Performance Computing and Big Data

In today’s blog post, I’ll talk about the successful (yaaaay!) progress of my project with a technical point of view. So if you are into Computer Science, I’m sure you will find this interesting! This post will be structured using

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PRACE Summer of HPC 2017 Training Week

Most Summer of HPC participants arrived in Ostrava on Sunday. For them, an adventure that will see them away from home, friends and family for a period of two months had just began. But this adventure would see them working

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A first glance of Bratislava

Bratislava city picture

It’s been more than a week since the Summer of HPC program began, and these days have been quite interesting, getting to know members of the Computing Center of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and finding out more details about

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Jakub Nurski

Jakub Nurski on the summit of Sněžka, Czech Republic.

My name is Jakub Nurski. I am an ambitious B.Eng student of Computer Science in Poznan University of Technology in Poland. I also work there for a small start-up that provides innovative software for photovoltaic companies. Bringing green energy to

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Paras Kumar

Ljubljana, Triple Bridge, Ljubljanica, Slovenia

Hello Readers, as might be suggested by the title of this post, here I’ll try to introduce myself and also give a glimpse of what this amazing experience called the PRACE Summer of HPC program probably has in store for

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Anton Lebedev

Careful theoretical analysis

“A typical German guy”. That is me, Anton Lebedev, according to my co-conspirator Aleksander Wennersteen, who will be joining me at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) in Spain to work in the domain of general purpose graphics processing units (GPGPU)

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Dimitra Anevlavi

Hello World.f95, my name is Dimitra Anevlavi and I am from Greece. I am 22 very proud years old 🙂 and I am currently in my 4th year of studies in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the National Technical

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Andreas Neophytou

Awkward Introductions So, I’m supposed to write a blog about myself and my project during the summer. I have no idea what to type and I suddenly feel a real kinship with this dog. Truthfully, I’d much rather hear about

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Alessandro Marzo

alessandro marzo, summer of hpc

My name is Alessandro Marzo and I’m from Pesaro, Italy. If you never heard if it, just know that it is famous for two things: 1) it is the birthplace of the famous Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini and 2) it’s

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Konstantinos Koukas

My name is Konstantinos Koukas and I am a 22 years old student from Athens, Greece. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens. I plan

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Shukai Wang

Hi everyone! I am Shukai Wang, a Chinese girl from a very very very beautiful city, called Hangzhou (you should visit!), I have spent my past 7 years in the UK but I am now following the two-month PRACE Summer of HPC program

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Arnau Miró

Hello everyone! My name is Arnau Miró. I am a 27 year old PhD student from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. I am currently located in a very nice city in Spain called Terrassa, which is about 30 km away from

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Anna Gradou

Anna Gradou is a young student from Athens, Greece. She is 23 years old and she is currently finishing her undergraduate studies at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens. She is doing her thesis which

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Mateusz Lango

Mateusz Lango is an ambitious PhD student from the Institute of Computing Science in Poznan University of Technology in Poland. In the PRACE Summer of HPC programme, he will be investigating how link prediction algorithms can benefit from being solved

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Peter Labus

Peter Labus is a 29 years old PhD student at the International School of Advanced Studies in Trieste, a harbor city located in the north-east of the wonderful country of Italy. While completing his PhD in Theoretical Physics he is

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Ambra Abdullahi Hassan

Ambra is a lovely, fun Italian girl of 24 years. Actually while her mom is Italian her dad comes from Somalia. Unfortunately she does not speak Somalian yet, nor has she been there — something she certainly wants to change in the future. Ambra

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Juan Eiros Zamora

Juan is a 23-year-old chemist from Barcelona, Spain. He did his undergraduate at the IQS university in Barcelona, and decided to continue his postgraduate studies abroad thanks to a scholarship provided by La Caixa. He finished his MRes in Chemical Biology

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Johannes Pekkilä

Johannes Pekkilä is a Master student at the Aalto University School of Science in Finland where he studies Computer Science. His academic interests are parallel computing, calculations on graphic processing units and computational physics (he even did his Bachelor’s on

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Petr Valenta

Petr Valenta comes from the beer heaven of Europe – the Czech Republic. Currently, he is pursuing a master’s studies in the Computational Physics at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He already acquired a bachelor’s degree in the Engineering

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Training Week 2016!

PRACE Summer of HPC 2016 Update: Training week at Juelich This year, training week was at Juelich and it seems to have been the best training week yet! From MPI to Go-karting and good food, the week was a blast! It was

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Ján Hreha

Ján Hreha is from Slovakia and he is spending this amazing summer (of HPC) at NIIF in beautiful Budapest in Hungary working with The power of GPUs for Atomistic Simulations. Ján is currently 26 years old and spent last 10 years learning and promoting

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Rumyana Rumenova

My name is Rumyana, I am from Bulgaria and I just finished my undergraduate studies in Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh. At the moment I am primarily interested in parallelism and particularly in tools that alleviate the heavy

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Ben Chapman

  My name is Ben and I’m from York, UK. I have just finished my masters degree in theoretical physics and will start a Ph.D at Warwick, researching plasma physics for magnetic confinement fusion. Specifically, I will research the motion

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Laszlo Kovacs

László Kovács received his MSc degree in computer science from the University of Debrecen, Hungary, in 2010. In 2010 he started his PhD studies in Computer Science at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. Currently he is a doctorate candidate at

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