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2 job positions open in CINECA

CINECA announces a selection procedure for the coverage of two fixed-term contracts at SCAI department of 36 months each. The human resources will be employed for help desk and user support activities of HPC (High-Performance Computing) e di HPDA (High

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Brand new MaX newsletter just issued

Eager to read news about MaX world, its flagship codes, exascale enabling, co-design, HPC-Europa, and much more? In number 2 of our newsletter you’ll learn about MaX prize for frontier HPC applications in materials research; about the new feature for

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Synergy between quantum computing and HPC, an upcoming MaX workshop at CECAM

A workshop about “Synergy between quantum computing and high-performance computing” will take place on August 22 to 24, at CECAM-ETHZ, Zurich, Switzerland, organized by Rosa Di Felice and Elisa Molinari (Cnr Nano and MaX) among others. The workshop aims at bringing together the quantum

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1 Job position open for a Software Application Engineer at CINECA on-site

INTEL is looking for a Software Application Engineer HPC at CINECA on-site. This is a unique position for an experienced software engineer aspiring to help shape the future of HPC software and hardware platforms. The position combines cutting-edge software and

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MaX prize for flagship codes application

MaX – Materials at the Exascale aims at enabling advancements in materials research via high-performance and high-throughput computing towards the exascale. Its activities are largely centred on frontier developments and applications of four MaX flagship codes, Quantum ESPRESSO, SIESTA, Fleur,

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Computational Discovery in the 21st Century

Prof.  Nicola Marzari, leader of WP3 at MaX, gave a public talk at PASC 17 about “Computational Discovery in the 21st Century”. Inside HPC web page (here) presents the talk in which Prof. Marzari offered an interesting overview of computational materials

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GPU-accelerated Quantum ESPRESSO (QE-GPU)

GPU-accelerated Quantum ESPRESSO (QE-GPU) An open-source custom version of Quantum ESPRESSO with embedded GPU support based on CUDA FORTRAN is now available via GitHub. This product has been made possible thanks to the effort of the NVIDIA HPC Software and Benchmarks Group. This

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Time to reach the exascale? A talk at an Italian radio

Elisa Molinari is the guest of a radio talk (two episodes) to talk about “Supercomputing: close to the exascale threshold, and the infinitely small is within reach”, on air on Radio24. Link:  http://www.radio24.ilsole24ore.com/programma/smart-city/supercalcolo-vicina-soglia-esascala-100104-gSLAvlLZMC Talks are in Italian.

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A Report of the past MARVEL_NCCR MaX CoE Psi-K tutorial on high-throughput using AiiDA

A scientific report of the past MARVEL_NCCR MaX CoE Psi-K tutorial on high-throughput using AiiDA (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 29-31 May 2017) has been published on the Psi-K website. The aim of the tutorial was to introduce young researchers and more experienced practitioners to

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MaX is at the European Open Science Cloud Summit, Brussels

A summit on European Open Science Cloud is ongoing in Brussels, today June 12, to discuss on this “new republic of letters” (Commisioner C. Moedas). It will be Europe’s moment of commitment to the EOSC and it will generate a number

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