UT Distinguished Professor Jack Dongarra has been named a Foreign Fellow of the Royal Society, joining previously inducted icons of science such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking.
When the US Department of Energy unveiled its newest supercomputer, Summit, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory it once again gave the country the world’s fastest computer, taking that honor back from China.
Dongarra spoke with Nature about the limitations, prospects, and latest developments in supercomputing.
For only the second time, the US doesn’t have a computer in the top 3.
UT’s Innovative Computing Laboratory (ICL) will participate in six of the 35 software development awards and one of four co-design center awards for the US Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP).
Jack Dongarra, director of the Innovative Computing Laboratory in the Tickle College of Engineering, has added another item to his already impressive resume, as the Russian Academy of Sciences has elected him as a member. Another American joins Dongarra in this year’s class: former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was elected to the academy’s wing
Jack Dongarra talks about China’s surge on the computing front.
From his work compiling an annual list of the world’s fastest computers to his research expanding the boundaries of supercomputing, Professor Jack Dongarra is an icon of the supercomputing world.
Professor Jack Dongarra plays a major role in the world of supercomputing, and those efforts recently earned him national recognition.
China increasingly has the world’s most powerful supercomputers, while the United States continues its recent trend of decreasing prominence in development of such systems. That’s one takeaway from the latest TOP500 list, the forty-sixth such worldwide ranking of systems, led in part by UT’s Jack Dongarra.
Jack Dongarra, director of the Innovative Computing Laboratory, has been named to the Scientific and Engineering Advisory Committee for the Square Kilometer Array, a project to build a telescope with a total collection surface the size of one square kilometer.
UT computing expert Jack Dongarra was cited in a report detailing the need for faster computers.