Data Center Knowledge featured the efforts of Distinguished Professor of Computer Science Jack Dongarra to revamp the performance metric used to rank the world’s top supercomputers. With so much emphasis and funding invested in the Top500 rankings, the 20-year old Linpack benchmark has come under scrutiny, with some in the community suggesting it needs to
An article in The Times of India features China’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer, aka Milkyway-2, which recently measured at speeds of nearly 31 petaflops surpassing the current record holder by 74 percent, Ars Technica. The numbers were revealed by distinguished computer science professor Jack Dongarra, who introduced the computer speed measuring Linpack benchmarks, and who helps compile
Jayne Wu, associate professor of computer science and electrical engineering, and Shigetoshi Eda, associate professor of forestry, wildlife and fisheries at the UT Institute of Agriculture Center for Wildlife Health, were interviewed by the Knoxville News Sentinel about their invention of a disease detection device.