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Argonne Researchers Featured at ISC High Performance 2021 Digital

CELS researchers will present on a variety of topics aimed at exploring HPC advances and implications.

ISC High Performance 2021 Digital, an event aimed at exploring advances and new technologies in high-performance computing (HPC), machine learning (ML) and high-performance data analytics (HPDA), will take place June 24–July 2, 2021. The event, hosted in Frankfort, Germany, is the largest community forum in Europe for HPC, ML, and HPDA — bringing together more than 3,500 attendees and exhibitors, including the following researchers and teams from Argonne.

Prasanna Balaprakash is a computer scientist with a joint appointment in MCS and ALCF and recipient of the 2018 DOE Early Career Award who conducts research focused on artificial intelligence, machine learning, optimization, and HPC. He is speaking at the 2nd International Workshop on Machine Learning Hardware on Friday, July 2, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The workshop was organized by Pete Beckman, co-director of the Northwestern University/Argonne Institute for Science and Engineering (NAISE), and Swann Perarnau, assistant computer scientist in MCS who leads topology, memory, and power management efforts for the Argo Exascale Computing Project (ECP).

Kevin A. Brown, a postdoctoral researcher for exascale interconnect performance evaluation in ALCF, works on evaluating and optimizing network designs for HPC systems such as Aurora, Argonne’s upcoming exascale system. He is presenting at A Tunable Implementation of Quality-of-Service Classes for HPC Networks on Thursday, July 1, 2021, 9:05 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and participating in the live Q&A that follows.

Franck Cappello, a senior computer scientist in MCS and expert in HPC, initiated the SZ lossy compressor software for scientific datasets and leads several ECP projects. Sheng Di is an MCS computer scientist, senior member of IEEE, institute fellow in NAISE, and scientist at large for the Consortium for Advanced Science and Engineering (CASE) at the University of Chicago. Both are  speaking at Compression for Scientific & Engineering Data on Thursday, June 24, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Matthieu Dorier, a software development specialist in MCS whose work revolves around data management for HPC, including parallel and distributed storage, data services, workflows, in situ analysis, and visualization, is speaking at Workshop on the In Situ Co-Execution of High-Performance Computing & Data Analysis on Friday, July 2, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Anshu Dubey, a computer scientist in MCS and a senior scientist at large at the University of Chicago, leads the Earth and space sciences sub-area of applications for ECP and is the chief software architect for FLASH, a multi-physics HPC software code. Rinku Gupta is a research software specialist in MCS focused on next-generation computing, libraries, and programming models. Both are presenting at Better Scientific Software on Thursday, June 24, 2021, and Friday, June 25, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Yanfei Guo, assistant computer scientist in MCS working on parallel programming models and runtime systems in extreme-scale supercomputing systems, data-intensive computing, and cloud computing systems, is speaking at Advanced MPI Programming on Thursday, June 24, 2021, and Friday, June 25, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Kevin Harms, a performance engineering team lead and software developer in ALCF focused on exascale systems programming models and language storage/memory technologies, is speaking at Khronos SYCL: Heterogeneous Programming in Modern C++ on Monday, June 28, 2021, 10:35 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. Kevin is also presenting at LUSTRE in HPC, BigData and AI: Status, New Features and Roadmap on Thursday, July 1, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 7:35 a.m.

Shintaro Iwasaki, postdoc in MCS working on Argobots and BOLT, and Johannes Doerfert, an assistant computer scientist in ALCF who develops enhancements that enable compiler optimization for parallel programs, are speaking at The Second Workshop on LLVM Compiler and Tools for HPC on Friday, July 2, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Kalyan Kumaran, senior computer scientist and director of technology at ALCF, will join two other HPC experts in an After Hours roundtable discussion, Advances in Computing and Impacts on Scientific Research. The roundtable, which will focus on how changes in the HPC landscape will affect scientists and researchers, takes place on Thursday, July 1, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Arvind Ramanathan, a computational biologist in DSL and senior scientist at the University of Chicago CASE, is speaking at the 6th Deep Learning on Supercomputers Workshop, co-organized by Ian Foster, Division Director of DSL, Argonne Distinguished Fellow, and Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.

Kazutomo Yoshii, a principal software development specialist in MCS, led development of the ZeptoOS project and recently explored thermal management issues in field-programmable gate array (FPGA)  nodes, FPGA-accelerated neural networks, and memory access  on FPGA platforms, as well as energy-efficient HPC. He is speaking at Successful FPGA Programming Methods and Tools for HPC, on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to 10:35 a.m.