Yesterday the Mont-Blanc coordinator, Dr. Filippo Mantovani, participated at the satellite event "Enabling Exascale in Europe for Industry" at the PRACEdays15 in Dublin. In the Mont-Blanc session, the the coordinator of the Mont- Blanc project presented an overview and status of the European project together with RR HPC Tech Lead Specialist Aero thermal Methods at Rolls Royce, a member of the Industrial End User Group. He presented their observations from the process of testing the low energy HPC prototypes produced by the protypes produced by the project.
During this occasion, all speakers shared insights on their research efforts having in mind particularly user requirements and challenges to be overcome for future Exascale computing. They referenced concrete examples from various fields of industry, as for instance oil & gas, pharma or aerospace. The session finished with a lively panel discussion moderated by Gilad Shainer, HPC Advisory Council Chairman.
Missed this Exascale event? All European Exascale projects will meet again organizing an ISC Workshop on Thursday 16th July. The program is available here: http://www.exascale-projects.eu/ISC15_ExascaleWorkshop_final.pdf.