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Data Science Seminar: High Performance Computing: Big Is Beautiful


University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science is organising data science seminars to a wider audience where researchers, lecturers, students, alumni, and industry representatives are sharing their knowledge on the subject. The seminars are conducted in English. Seminars are recorded and can be viewed afterward.

Upcoming seminar: 31.03.2021 High Performance Computing: Big Is Beautiful

Moderator: Ülar Allas from High Performance Computing Center of UniTartu

This seminar brings together HPC users, administrators and visionaries. Researchers will talk about their experiences with using HPC in their daily work. In addition, the administrator of Tartu HPC center will introduce the backstage of managing large amounts of data. For a dessert, we will take a closer look at the new supercomputer LUMI, which will launch in 2021, to take computing performance to a new unprecedented level.

The seminar starts at 17.00 EEST (16.00 CEST)


Ott Oopkaup – System Administrator, High Performance Computing Center of University of Tartu
Reedik Mägi – Professor in Bioinformatics, University of Tartu
Kaur Alasoo – Research Fellow of Bioinformatics, University of Tartu
Velle Toll – Associate Professor in Atmospheric Physics, University of Tartu
Pekka Manninen – Director, LUMI supercomputing facility

Register for the seminar here.