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  • Installation of the Balena HPC cluster

    The last few weeks have been quite hectic with build of our new HPC system from ClusterVision.  We've had 14 pallets of computer equipment arrive and all of this needs to be assembled and racked ready so that ClusterVision can...

  • HPC undergrad to postgrad at the University

    HPC undergrad to postgrad at the University, September 2014 The power of parallel computing was illustrated by William Saunders, MSc student of Modern Applications of Mathematics at this year's High Performance Computing (HPC) symposium 2014. He received an iPod Nano...

  • Using HPC to help find conditions for making sustainable materials

    Adam Jackson won best talk at this year's High Performance Computing (HPC) symposium with his presentation: Earth-abundant photovoltaics "from the beginning". Adam brought three areas together in his talk: computational chemistry, HPC and a ready recognition of the need to...

  • ANSYS engineering software event, Friday 25 July 2014

    Beginners and experts are welcome to the ANSYS engineering software event taking place at the University of Bath, Friday 25 July 2014.  The event includes presentations from ANSYS experts and a hands-on tutorial workshop. Audience:  Staff and postgraduates at the...

  • What connects supercomputers and clever mammals

    Thank you to Professor Martyn Guest from Cardiff University, for his insightful keynote presentation, Application Performance in Materials Science, Chemistry and Nanoscience - Perspective, Performance and Challenges at the University of Bath's third High Performance Computing (HPC) symposium, 5 June...

  • 1st Balena HPC User Group Meeting

    On  Tuesday 10th June 15:00-16:30 in 3W 4.7 we will be holding the 1st Balena HPC User Group Meeting. At this meeting we will be revealing more details about the Balena HPC system, what it will consist of and when...

  • Aquila's successor will be Balena

    Yesterday at the University of Bath's 3rd Symposium on HPC, Prof Kevin Edge, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, revealed the name of the successor to the current Aquila HPC system. The new system will be named Balena. The name was suggested by Federico...

  • HPC Symposium this Thursday!

    We now have 55 registered participants, 14 talks and 10 poster submissions. In addition to the contributed talks, there will be a keynote lecture by Prof Martyn Guest (Cardiff) and an invited presentation by Dr Araxi Urrutia (Bath), as well...

  • HPC Tender Presentations - 23rd May

    The deadline for responding to our Tender was last week on 30th April. The selection panel have begun the task of carefully reading and scoring each of the responses. The next stage will be to invite certain Tenderers to present...

  • Aquila HPC unavailable 16:30 9th June until morning 10th June

    The Aquila HPC cluster will be unavailable from 16:30 on Monday 9th June until the morning of 10th June, while essential maintenance is carried out on the /home area.