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NSCC Singapore was established in 2015 and manages Singapore’s first national petascale facility with available high performance computing (HPC) resources. As a National Research Infrastructure funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF), we support the HPC research needs of the public and private sectors, including research institutes, institutes of higher learning (IHLs), government agencies and companies.

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24 June 2020 – ISC 2020 Student Cluster Competition Winners Announced

Students from China’s University of Science and Technology (USTC) won first place in this year’s annual Student Cluster Competition at the ISC 2020 Digital conference. The USTC team, comprised of six members, beat out 14 other student teams from 11 countries to win the prestigious award. The team from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) was presented with the competition’s inaugural Honorable Mention award.

This year’s competition, which was held fully online and made possible using the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore’s HPC resources, focused on the global fight against Covid-19 by including applications that address education and applied learning towards accelerating bioscience research and discovery. The teams, totaling 80 students, were tasked to test several applications used by scientists and researchers for finding a cure for the pandemic.

Related coverage:
(HPCwire) ISC 2020’s Student Cluster Competition Winners Announced
(insideHPC) ISC 2020 Student Cluster Competition: The Winner Is….

19 May 2020 – HPC-AI Advisory Council and National Supercomputing Centre Singapore Expand 3rd APAC HPC-AI Competition to Address COVID-19

The HPC-AI Advisory Council (HPCAIAC), a for community benefit organization promoting high performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) education, along with the ISC Group, organizers of Europe’s premier HPC forum, ISC High Performance (ISC 2020), today announced that the 2020 ISC-HPCAIAC Student Cluster Competition (SCC), regularly scheduled as a three-day live event during the ISC conference, will be held as an online competition. With ISC 2020 fully going full virtual because of COVID-19, the teams will instead compete to run workloads on the same cluster — a system supplied by the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore — over the course of June 1st to 24th challenge. The 14 student teams from around the world will utilize the supercomputing platforms at NSCC to remotely configure, code and benchmark a series of HPC and AI applications.

Related coverage:
(businesswire) HPC-AI Advisory Council and ISC Group Continues Annual Student Cluster Competition as an Online Event
(yahoonews) HPC-AI Advisory Council and ISC Group Continues Annual Student Cluster Competition as an Online Event

19 May 2020 – HPC-AI Advisory Council and National Supercomputing Centre Singapore Expand 3rd APAC HPC-AI Competition to Address COVID-19

The HPC-AI Advisory Council (HPCAIAC), a for community benefit organization promoting high performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) education, along with the ISC Group, organizers of Europe’s premier HPC forum, ISC High Performance (ISC 2020), today announced that the 2020 ISC-HPCAIAC Student Cluster Competition (SCC), regularly scheduled as a three-day live event during the ISC conference, will be held as an online competition. Through the generous support of the National Supercomputing Center (NSCC) Singapore, 14 student teams from around the world will utilize the supercomputing platforms at NSCC to remotely configure, code and benchmark a series of HPC and AI applications.

Related coverage:
(businesswire) HPC-AI Advisory Council and ISC Group Continues Annual Student Cluster Competition as an Online Event
(yahoonews) HPC-AI Advisory Council and ISC Group Continues Annual Student Cluster Competition as an Online Event

 
 

08 April 2020 – HPC-AI Advisory Council and National Supercomputing Centre Singapore Expand 3rd APAC HPC-AI Competition to Address COVID-19

The HPC-AI Advisory Council (HPCAIAC) and the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore today announced the launch of the 3rd Annual 2020 APAC HPC-AI competition. The student teams from across the APAC region will compete against international teams to produce solutions and applications in the High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) domains. As part of the updated competition, student teams are now tasked to research, find and choose an HPC or AI application that can potentially be used as part of the global fight against COVID-19.

Find out more about the 2020 APAC HPC-AI Competition.

Related coverage:
(insideHPC) Student Teams Encouraged to Join the 3rd APAC HPC-AI Competition
(insideHPC) APAC HPC-AI Competition Expands to Address COVID-19

 

24 March 2020 – Singapore’s supercomputing resource joins fight against COVID-19  

Local COVID-19 related research projects will be given special fast-tracked access to supercomputing resources at the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore to speed up research on the virus. This could include deeper studies about the virus genome and potential new therapies or vaccines. Read more about the Special COVID-19 Call for Projects in the NSCC Media Release.

Find out more about the NSCC Special Call for COVID-19 Projects here.

Related coverage:
– (Channel News Asia) COVID-19: Researchers to get access to supercomputing resources at NSCC
 
 

26 February 2020 – Announcing the Winners of DMC20!

This year’s challenge saw four international teams emerge with accolades for developing uniquely innovative solutions for specific components, each of which are crucial in ensuring the seamless transfer of large amounts of research data across the globe. For more about the winners and the DMC20, please read the Media Release about DMC20 here.

 

11 – 14 March 2019 – SupercomputingAsia 2019, Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre 

More than 700 research and industry delegates attended SupercomputingAsia 2019 in Singapore from 11 to 14 March 2019! This year’s event saw researchers and industry sharing ideas at insightful workshops and seminars, network with the who’s who in supercomputing, and showcase the best that supercomputing and high performance computing has to offer.

A $200 million boost to further develop the field of supercomputing in Singapore was announced by Guest of Honour, Mr Heng Swee Kiat, Minister for Finance & Chairman of The National Research Foundation at the opening ceremony of SCA19.

Related coverage:
– (The Straits Times) 200 million boost to further-develop the field of supercomputing in Singapore
(The Business Times) National Research Foundation to allocate S$200m to upgrade Singapore’s supercomputing capability
– (Channel News Asia) Singapore’s supercomputer ambitions get a timely, much-needed boost
– (The Straits Times) Supercomputing gets $200m boost in Smart Nation journey
– (Lianhe Zaobao) 政府拨款2亿元发展超级计算能力
– (Computer Weekly) Singapore invests S$200m to upgrade supercomputing capabilities

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