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Computing Crossroads is a research initiative with the intention of providing a computing perspective across a wide variety of fields, and conversely, the huge amount of value brought to this field by those coming from areas traditionally considered unrelated. The organization aims to expose the div...

The newly established NHR Graduate School of the NHR Alliance (NHR-Verein e.V.) offers PhD scholarships to applicants from Germany, Europe, and all over the world. From June 13-17, the first batch of eight newly minted PhD students took part in the first NHR Graduate School course week at the Zuse I...

On June 6, 2022, Faisal Shahzad successfully defended his PhD thesis. Faisal worked for several years in our team. After presenting his work on “Efficient Application-level Fault Tolerance Methods for Large Scale HPC Applications” to the PhD committee and broader audience, the good news were announc...

The Top500 and Green500, lists of the fastest and most energy-efficient supercomputers respectively, were published at the ISC High Performance Conference in Hamburg on May 30. We are proud to announce that the new “Fritz” and “Alex” clusters at NHR@FAU have both made it to the Top500 list. In addit...

After two years of purely online events, ISC High Performance 2022 takes place in Hamburg from May 29 to June 2, 2022. As Europe's largest scientific conference and trade fair in the field of high performance computing (HPC), networks, and storage technologies, it is a prime event for international ...

On May 21, the "Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften" (Long Night of Science) provided thrilling insights into universities and companies in the greater Nuremberg area. For the tenth time, the HPC team was part of an event that offers a huge spectrum of opportunities for reaching out to the general public...

The next HPC Café takes place VIRTUALLY on Tuesday, June 14, at 4 p.m. The HPC Café is a new offering to complement our established contact channels and training events. This is an opportunity to get to know each other and to stay up to speed with current developments at NHR@FAU. After a general ...

NHR@FAU has recently installed its new GPU cluster "Alex", which is currently undergoing user-side testing until it is ready for general use. Alex has a total of 192 Nvidia A100 and 304 Nvidia A40 GPGPUs that will be available nation-wide soon; we decided to run some Gromacs benchmarking tests of MD...