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NHR inaugurates computational physics center

On November 7. and 8. the National Alliance of High-Performance Computing (NHR) has introduced the "NHR Computational Physics Center" (CPC) through a virtual inauguration symposium.

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The eleventh Call for Proposals for HPC resources at PC² is now open (Call 2023-2).

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PC2 User Day 2022

On the 3rd of November 2022 14:00-17:00, our fifth annual PC² User Meeting will take place. The meeting will be held in a hybrid fashion. We cordially invite all interested people to join the event in person in room P1.4.17 on our campus. Additionally, we will provide online access for those who cannot personally come to Paderborn.

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The next Call for Proposals for HPC resources at PC² is now open (Call 2023-1).

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Schematic illustration of the submatrix method for evaluating matrix functions on sparse matrices.

A team led by scientists Prof. Thomas D. Kühne and Prof. Christian Plessl at Paderborn University has broken the exascale barrier for mixed-precision computation for a computational science application and has achieved 1.1 EFLOP/s application-level performance in the quantum chemistry application CP2K on the NERSC Perlmutter system.

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The ninth Call for Proposals for HPC resources at PC² is now open (Call 2022-4).

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Photo showing the following persons in front about the new HPC center: Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, NRW Minister of Science, Dinah Heidemann (BLB NRW), University President Prof. Dr. Birgitt Riegraf, Udo Littke (Atos Germany), Prof. Dr. Christian Plessl (PC2), Prof. Dr. Christof Schütte (Zuse Institute Berlin) and Hans-Bernd Janzen, Deputy District Administrator of Paderborn. (Photo credit: Paderborn University, Thorsten Hennig):
Photo (Paderborn University, Thorsten Hennig): Happy about the new high-performance computing center: (front from left to right): Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, NRW Minister of Science, Dinah Heidemann (BLB NRW), University President Prof. Dr. Birgitt Riegraf, (back from left to right) Udo Littke (Atos Germany), Prof. Dr. Christian Plessl (PC2), Prof. Dr. Christof Schütte (Zuse Institute Berlin) and Hans-Bernd Janzen, Deputy District Administrator of Paderborn.

140,000 processor cores, high-tech of the very latest generation and yet as compact as a squash court: On Friday, April 29, Paderborn University officially inaugurated its new high-performance computing center and the "Noctua 2" supercomputer.

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On April 29, 2022, we would like to celebrate the inauguration of our high-performance data center and the commissioning of the Noctua 2 high-performance computer with you. The ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m. in lecture hall O1 in building O of the University of Paderborn and ends with a reception and the opportunity to tour the data center. As a speaker for our keynote speech "High Performance Computing: Engine for Innovation or Waste of Energy?"…

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Vom 28. bis 29. April 2022 findet am Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing (PC2) der Universität Paderborn die Frühjahrstagung 2022 des ZKI Arbeitskreises Supercomputing statt. Die Teilnehmer erwarten interessante Fachvorträge und Arbeitskreise zum aktuellen Stand und zur Weiterentwicklung des Hochleistungsrechnens in Deutschland.

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The eighth Call for Proposals for HPC resources at PC² is now open (Call 2022-3).

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The seventh Call for Proposals for HPC resources at PC² is now open (Call 2022-2).

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Under the title "The Strong Scaling Advantage of FPGAs in HPC for N-Body Simulations", our recent results on the scalability of N-Body simulations have been published in the ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems (TRETS) and are available as open access article. The work will be presented and discussed at the International Conference of Field-Programmable Technology FPT'21 in a virtual format in the night from 9 to 10 December…

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The Bau- und Liegenschaftsbetrieb Nordrhein-Westfalen (BLB NRW) has completed and handed over the new high-performance computing center for Paderborn University. Now the installation of the second stage of the supercomputer Noctua, one of the fastest computers in Germany, can be started by the university.

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Invitation to PC² User Meeting 2021, Wednesday 10th November 2021, 15:00-17:30, virtual

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Photo ((DFN-Verein, Angela Lenz): The representatives of the founding members (from left to right): Dr. Thorsten Reimann, Prof. Gerhard Wellein, Prof. Wolfgang Nagel, Prof. Ramin Yahyapour, Prof. Christof Schütte, Prof. Martin Frank, Prof. Christian Plessl and Prof. Matthias Müller.

Anja Karliczek: “This is key for guaranteeing the quality of German university research, and for setting Germany up as a future-proof location for research and innovation”

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