Pawsey press release

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre are a Tier-1 facility in Australia which enables amazing, ground-breaking science across the nation. Due to this high profile, we have collected Pawsey coverage across a range of national and international media publications.
25 March 2019

Perth’s GPU Hackathon speeding research, tenfold

The second annual GPU Hackathon has landed in Perth, a collaboration between the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), tech designers NVIDIA and the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. Five teams from across Australia have come together at the CORE Innovation Hub this week, supported by a team of GPU celebrity mentors

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1 August 2018

Tutorials, Trends, Cutting Edge Tech and Talks at HPC & AI Conference in WA

The Agenda for the 2018 HPC AI Advisory Council conference in Perth has been released. The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre will be hosting subject matter experts at the 2nd Annual Perth Conference in Fremantle. The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, one of Australia’s national supercomputing facilities, is host to the HPC AI Advisory Council – 2018 Perth Conference,

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5 June 2018

Pawsey joins forces with PRACE to promote the use of supercomputing

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote the use of supercomputers to the progress of scientific and technological outcomes, and to stimulate the industry sector both in Australia and Europe. PRACE is an international non-profit association, with 25 member countries. Its

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5 June 2018

C3DIS, reaching researchers nationally

Pawsey staff is returning from a busy week of activities with researchers from across the nation. The Centre’s strong presence at this year  Collaborative Conference on Computational and Data Intensive Science (C3DIS) conference included an exhibition booth, workshops and special activities for currents and potential users. The event took place at the Melbourne Convention Centre,

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23 May 2018

Pawsey announces the appointment of a new Director

  Pawsey Supercomputing Centre announces the appointment of WA based Mr Mark Stickells, as the new Director of the Centre effective 16 July 2018.   Making the announcement Mr John Langoulant AO, Chair of the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, said: “after undertaking a rigorous selection process, we welcome Mark to this crucial position.” “Mark’s experience with

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Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull visited the Centre, joined by the Honourable Michaela Cash, Minister for Minister for Jobs and Innovation, and met with Pawsey staff for the announcement of the Commonwealth Government investment to secure the next generation of supercomputers. Credit: Sahlan Hayes
28 April 2018

New funding to accelerate science and innovation

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre based in Perth, Western Australia is delighted to receive $70 million in funding for the replacement of infrastructure. As announced today by the Federal Government, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre will receive $70 million in funding for the replacement of infrastructure to enable scientific outcomes for the benefit of Australia. The Board

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17 April 2018

Researchers, Industry and Government team up to accelerate international scientific outcomes

International GPU Hackathon officially launched in Perth The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), NVIDIA Corporation and Australia’s Pawsey Supercomputing Centre inaugurated the first Australian Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Hackathon in Perth. During the launch, Pawsey representatives, participants and mentors were joined by U.S. Consul General, Perth, Rachel Cooke and other

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3 April 2018

Pawsey is strengthening international relationships

Singapore’s NSCC and Australia’s Pawsey Supercomputing Centre sign an MOU to boost HPC scientific collaboration   The National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore, and the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the fields of supercomputing, networking, data analytics, scientific software applications and visualisation. As part of SupercomputingAsia 2018 (SCAsia

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14 November 2017

Pawsey awarded 2017 HPCwire Editors’ Choice Awards for Best Use of HPC in Energy

Waves of applause for Pawsey at SC17 Denver conference Thanks to its extensive collaboration with industry and academia, Pawsey has received the HPCwire Reader’s and Editor’s Choice Award in recognition of the centre’s outstanding performance. HPCwire is the number one news source for high-performance computers and the award represents the impact Pawsey supercomputers are having

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31 October 2017

Zeus expands to fulfil researchers’ needs

Moving from a system designed for pre- and post- processing workloads, Zeus will become Pawsey’s new mid-range cluster in December 2017. The new cluster will target key science communities such as Bioinformatics, who have large compute requirements but aren’t ready to use a supercomputer such as Pawsey’s flagship system, Magnus. The addition of an extra

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