PRACE award presented to young scientistat ISC’08 for GPGPU work

May 20th, 2008

From this article: “PRACE, Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, awarded a prize for the best scientific paper submitted to ISC’08 by a European student or young scientist on petascaling. The authors of the award winning paper are Stefan Turek, Dominik Göddeke, Christian Becker, Sven H.M. Buijssen and Hilmar Wobker from the Institute of Applied Mathematics, Dortmund University of Technology, Germany. Their work, UCHPC : UnConventional High Performance Computing for Finite Element Simulations, was selected by the ISC’08 Award Committee, headed by Michael Resch, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart. Achim Bachem, Chairman of the Board Forschungszentrum Jülich and PRACE coordinator presented the PRACE Award at the ISC’08 opening ceremony in Dresden on Wednesday, 18 June. Dominik Göddeke, Ph.D. student in the team of Professor Stefan Turek will receive a sponsorship for the participation in a conference relevant to Petascale computing.” Dominik has been an active GPGPU researcher for several years, and is one of the most active and helpful contributors to the GPGPU.org forums. (PRACE award presented to young scientist at ISC’08)