SC12 Technical Program Sessions with Berkeley Lab Contributors
Once again, scientists and engineers from Berkeley Lab are making significant contributions to the SC12 Technical Program, sharing their expertise and experience with thousands of attendees at the annual conference sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and ACM SIGARCH. SC12 will be held Nov. 10–16 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
View our schedule for:
- Technical Papers committee members: Alice Koniges, Paul Hargrove, Keith R. Jackson, X. Sherry Li, Esmond Ng and John Shalf
- State of the Practice committee members: Shane Canon, Jonathan Carter and Hank Childs
- Storage Analysis and Visualization: Hank Childs (Chair)
- Tutorials committee members: Paul Hargrove and Alice Koniges (co-chair)
- Awards committee member: David Bailey (ACM Gordon Bell Prize committee)
- Proceedings chair: Harvey Wasserman
- Archiving chair: David Paul
Tuesday, Nov. 13
Brian Tierney and Eric Pouyoul of ESnet are co-authors of "Protocols for Wide-Area Data-Intensive Applications-Design and Performance Issues" (co-authors Yufei Ren, Tan Li, Dantong Yu, Shudong Jin and Thomas Robertazzi) to be presented Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
Abhinav Sarje of CRD’s Future Technologies Group will present "Massively Parallel X-Ray Scattering Simulations" (co-authors Xiaoye S. Li, Slim Chourou, Elaine R. Chan and Alexander Hexemer) on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Surendra Byna in CRD’s Scientific Data Management Group will present "Parallel IO, Analysis, and Visualization of a Trillion Particle Simulation" (co-authors Jerry Chou, Oliver Ruebel, Mr. Prabhat, Homa Karimabadi, William Daughton, Vadim Roytershteyn, Wes Bethel, Mark Howison, Ke-Jou Hsu, Kuan-Wu Lin, Arie Shoshani, Andrew Uselton, Kesheng Wu) on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Horst Simon is co-author of "Compass - A Scalable Simulator for an Architecture for Cognitive Computing," a Best Paper Award Finalist, to be presented Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Thursday, Nov. 15
Samuel Williams of CRD's Future Technologies Group will present "Optimization of Geometric Multigrid for Emerging Multi- and Manycore Processors" (co-authors Dhiraj D. Kalamkar, Amik Singh, Anand M. Deshpande, Brian Van Straalen, Mikhail Smelyanskiy, Ann Almgren, Pradeep Dubey, John Shalf, Leonid Oliker) on Thursday, Nov. 15.
Jason Hick of NERSC is co-author of "On Using Virtual Circuits for GridFTP Transfers" (co-authors Zhengyang Liu, Malathi Veeraraghavan, Zhenzhen Yan, Chris Tracy, Jing Tie, Ian Foster, John Dennis, Yee-Ting Li and Wei Yang) to be presented Thursday, Nov. 15.
Associate Lab Director for Computing Sciences Kathy Yelick is co-author of "Communication Avoiding and Overlapping for Numerical Linear Algebra" (co-authors Evangelos Georganas, Jorge González-Domínguez, Edgar Solomonik, Yili Zheng and Juan Touriño) to be presented Thursday, Nov. 15.
Zarija Lukic of the Computational Cosmology Center is co-author of "The Universe at Extreme Scale-Multi-Petaflop Sky Simulation on the BG/Q" to be presented on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Hemant Shukla, John Shalf and Horst D. Simon are co-authors of "Billion-Particle SIMD-Friendly Two-Point Correlation on Large-Scale HPC Cluster Systems" to be presented on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Ann Almgren,of CRD's Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering will present "Low Mach Number Models in Computational Astrophysics," on Thursday, Nov. 15.
James Demmel, who has a joint appointment at UC Berkeley and in CRD, will present "Communication-Avoiding Algorithms for Linear Algebra and Beyond" on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Alice Koniges of NERSC is a presenter in "Using Application Proxies for Co-design of Future HPC Computer Systems and Applications" on Sunday, Nov. 11.
Katie Antypas of NERSC is a presenter in "Parallel IO In Practice" on Sunday, Nov. 11.
Alice Koniges of NERSC and Associate Lab Director Kathy Yelick are presenters in "Intro to PGAS - UPC and CAF - and Hybrid for Multicore Programming" on Monday, Nov. 12.
Hank Childs and Harinarayan Krishnan of CRD’s Visualization Group are presenters in "Large Scale Visualization and Data Analysis with VisIt" on Monday, Nov. 12.
James Demmel, who has a joint appointment at UC Berkeley and in CRD, is a presenter in "Linear Algebra Libraries for High-Performance Computing: Scientific Computing with Multicore and Accelerators" on Monday, Nov. 12.
The Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions are among the most interactive, popular, and well-attended sessions of the SC Conference Series. The BOF sessions provide a non-commercial, dynamic venue for conference attendees to openly discuss topics of focused mutual interest and currency within the HPC community with a strong emphasis on audience-driven discussion, professional networking and grass-roots participation.
Jon Dugan of ESnet is primary leader of the "Network Measurement" BoF on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Erich Strohmaier of CRD's Future Technologies Group is primary leader of the "TOP500" Bof on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Berkeley Lab Deputy Director Horst Simon is a presenter at the BoF.
Michael Jennings of IT is co-leader of "TORQUE; RPMs, Cray and MIC" on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Lavanya Ramakrishnan of CRD's Advanced Computing for Science Dept. is co-leader of "HPC Cloud: Can Infrastructure Clouds Provide a Viable Platform for HPC?" on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Erich Strohmaier of CRD's Future Technologies Group is a presenter at the "Setting Trends for Energy Efficiency" BoF on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
NERSC Director Sudip Dosanjh is co-leader of "Co-design Architecture and Co-design Efforts for Exascale: Status and Next Steps" on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Dan Gunter of CRD's Advanced Computing for Science Dept. will present “Exploiting Network Parallelism for Improving Data Transfer Performance” (co-authors Raj Kettimuthu, Ezra Kissel, Martin Swany, Jun Yi and Jason Zurawski)on Thursday, Nov. 15.
Eric Pouyoul will present “Multi-Science Science DMZ Model with OpenFlow” (co-authors Inder Monga and Chin Guok) onThursday, Nov. 15.
SCinet committee members
Scott Campbell (Network Security co-chair), Patrick Dorn (Interconnect chair), Jon Dugan (Measurement co-chair), Jason Lee (vice chair), Lauren Rotman (communications), and Brian Tierney (SCinet Research Sandbox co-chair)
Workshops provide attendees with independently planned full-, half-, or multi-day sessions that complement the SC11Technical Program and extend its impact by providing greater depth of focus.
Mehmet Balman and Surendra Byna are chairs of the "The Second International Workshop on Network-aware Data Management" on Sunday, Nov. 11.
CRD's John Shalf and Bill Tschudi of EETD are speaking at the "Third Annual Workshop on Energy Efficient High Performance Computing - Redefining System Architecture and Data Centers" on Sunday, Nov. 11.
Hank Childs of CRD's Visualization Group is moderating the "Visualization Frameworks for Multi-Core and Many-Core Architectures" panel on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Dan Gunter of CRD's Advanced Computing for Science Dept. is moderating the "Questions: Rhetorically Volleying the Terabit Network Ball on the HPC Court" panel on Friday, Nov. 16.