The Supercomputing Asia team was recognised with two awards at the Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards and Media Ball 2017 while its flagship publication, Asian Scientist Magazine was conferred four awards, jointly sweeping up all awards for education, science and technology categories!
Held at Fullerton Hotel Singapore on 26 September 2017, the annual MPAS Awards honours outstanding media publishers in Singapore, acknowledging the significant accomplishments, exceptional talents and best practices of Singapore’s magazine publishing industry.
With over 200 entries from 50 publishers members submitted this year, vying for the accolades, Mr. Oliver Burlot, the elected president of MPAS is proud to share about how dynamic and healthy the publishing scene is.
Produced in partnership with the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore, Supercomputing Asia launched its inaugural issue in January 2017, focusing on Asia’s rapid rise in the arena of high performance computing. It seeks to serve as a single stop resource for both milestones as well as trends within the supercomputing community in the region.
Clinching the Science Trade Media Of The Year and Technology Trade Media Of The Year prizes, Dr. Rebecca Tan, editor-in-chief of Supercomputing Asia comments, “We hope that our win will help to highlight the importance of supercomputing to the research enterprise and help make it accessible to a wider audience”.
Supercomputing Asia Issue #1 was also awarded in June 2017, the Silver award for the Print / Print Editorial category at the 10th Annual IDA (International Design Awards).