The HPC Advisory Council, a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, will host The Second Student RDMA Programming Competition. It is designed for undergraduates to study RMDA, and is also an excellent opportunity for RDMA programming experts to shine their talent. The competition was first held in 2013, attracted more than 20 colleges and universities from across the country to enroll and received wide attention from experts of international high performance computing, cloud computing and big data.
The competition is an upgrade from last year. It has received the support of several well-known domestic and foreign institutions, including: Cloud Advisory Council, the San Diego Supercomputer Center, China Computer Federation Tech Committee of HPC, China Grid and so on. All the committee members are internationally well recognized HPC experts, and the chairman is Professor Dhabaleswar K. Panda from Ohio State University.
This competition starts today, and results will be announced at HPC Advisory Council China Workshop on November 5. The outstanding students may receive an invitation to enter American schools by the invite of professors and experts from leading universities from the U.S.. In last year competition, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Northwestern Polytechnical University won the first prize, contestants from the University of Science and Technology of China and Chongqing University won the second prize, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Xi'an University of Post and Telecommunications and Wuhan University received a third-class Award.
The students and instructors from the winning team will be interviewed by the media, and will have opportunities to be invited to participate in HPC Advisory Council held seminars in other countries to share the results. Advisors also have the opportunity to discover new research directions, strengthen international cooperation through the competition. We are looking forward many more colleges to participate and achieved good results this year.
According to the actual performance of team, the organizing committee may add a "Grand Prize" to the outstanding team that evaluated by expert group.
Each team should have 1 advisor and 1 to 5 team members (Students)