New NVIDIA Research & Certification Progams for CUDA/GPGPU

June 1st, 2010

At the ISC 2010 conference in Hamburg, Germany, this week, NVIDIA announced new programs for the growing CUDA/GPGPU developer community:

  • CUDA Certification Program – Driven by demand for qualified GPGPU engineers, this is the first program to certify expertise in massively parallel programming on GPUs.
  • CUDA Research Centers – Recognizes institutions that embrace GPU Computing across multiple research fields.
  • CUDA Teaching Centers – Recognizes institutions that have integrated GPU Computing techniques into their mainstream computer programming curriculum.

These programs complement the existing CUDA Center of Excellence program, which has recognized 10 premier institutions around the world. More details are available here: