Panda's software part of most powerful academic supercomputer

TDAI affiliate DK Panda (computer science and engineering) is a co-principal investigator on a $60 million NSF grant awarded to the Texas Advanced Computing Center at The University of Texas at Austin for the acquisition and deployment of a new supercomputer that will be among the most powerful in the world.

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MVAPICH software, created by Panda, will help power the new system, which will be known as Frontera and begin operations in 2019. Panda’s team of doctoral students, postdocs and research scientists will optimize the supercomputer’s software and networking. Ohio State will receive $2.5 million in funding over five years.

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