Tag Archives: HPC

White House Issues Report on Quantum Information Science, Unveils Plan to Facilitate HPC Tech Development

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy has released a report on the opportunities and challenges in quantum information science and a strategic plan on how to facilitate the development of high-performance computing platforms. A White House blog post published Tuesday says the report titled “Advancing Quantum Information Science: …

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Obama Signs Order to Encourage Public-Private Supercomputer R&D Efforts

President Barack Obama has ordered federal agencies to collaborate with companies and academic organizations to research, develop and implement high-performance computing technology. The White House said Wednesday the order establishes a government-wide initiative aimed at accelerating discovery and adoption of computers that would process data about 100 times faster than …

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NSF Issues Grants for 2 New Supercomputers for Open Science

The National Science Foundation has approved grants worth a combined $16.2 million to fund the acquisition of two new supercomputers for the open science research community. The foundation said Nov. 24 that it allocated $9.6 million for the purchase of the Bridges advanced computing system to be housed at the …

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